|Date||Mon, 8 Oct 2012 16:50:46 +0200|
FP7 NEMOH ITN: Fellowship position in atmospheric transport at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
We seek a highly motivated candidate for a three-years PhD research position in the frame of the FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network “NEMOH: Numerical, Experimental and Stochastic Modelling of Volcanic Processes and Hazard: an Initial Training Network for the next generation of European Volcanologists” (www.nemoh-itn.eu).
The goal of the project is to develop and to implement a highly efficient parallelized code for modelling atmospheric transport of volcanic ash and aerosols at scales from regional to global. Research objectives include: i) forecasting of ash dispersal using ensemble strategies for eruption source parameters and quasi real time data assimilation, ii) evaluation of volcanic ash hazard and, iii) study feedback effects between fine volcanic ash and aerosols and atmosphere.
The successful candidate will work for
three years (January 2013 – December 2015) at the Computer Applications in
Science and Engineering (CASE) Department of the Barcelona Supercomputing
Center – Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS, www.bsc.es). The CASE Department hosts more than
40 multidisciplinary researchers having backgrounds in Mathematics, Physics,
Engineering and Computer Science. The research will be developed within the
framework of a highly cooperative international network comprising 13 Institutions
from 8 European countries forming the NEMOH consortium (see the NEMOH website
for further information). The appointment includes mandatory secondments, to be
agreed upon with the successful candidate, for a total period of 3 to 9 months,
at one or more major international institutions performing top-level research
of interest for the purposes of the present research, either within or outside
the NEMOH consortium. Access to PhD will be though the Polytechnic University
of Catalonia (UPC; www.upc.es).
Environmental science - Earth science
Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
First Stage Researcher (R1)
- 3 years employment
- Contractual conditions of Marie Curie fellowships
- Gender balance policy
- Parental/Maternity leave
- Competitive salary
- Excellent work environment
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