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[Met-jobs] PostDoc on numerical methods for weather and climate at Reading

From Hilary Weller <>
To, Hilary Weller <>
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:15:38 +0100

Post doc position on numerical methods for weather and climate at the University of Reading in collaboration with the UK Met Office

Three year position starting 1 Feb 2013 in the department of Meteorology. The post will be part of the GungHo project [] to design and build a new dynamical core for the Met Office's Unified Model [] targeting the exaflop generation of supercomputers. This post will work in close collaboration with the Met Office, the Science and Technology Facilities Council and academics from 5 other universities. Rapid prototyping of discretisations will be done using OpenFOAM, under the PI's supervision. Subsequently, the job holder will be working on the development of the new Met Office model in collaboration
with the rest of the GungHo team.

The applicant should have a strong programming and numerical methods background including a PhD in this area.

Funding for this post has been applied for and a decision is expected soon. This advertisement is for expressions of interest rather than
applications. Please send a CV and/or any queries to

Salary in the range £25-35K depending on previous experience.
For higher salaries the post will be shortened
Dr Hilary Weller
NCAS Climate, Department of Meteorology
University of Reading, Earley Gate, Reading, RG6 6BB, UK
tel +44 (0)118 378 6608
fax +44 (0)118 378 8316

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