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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Position at the University of Exeter (UK)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:35:00 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Job title : Associate Research Fellow
Job reference : P43292
Application closing date : 14/01/2013
Location : Exeter
Salary : £24,520 up to £31,020 per annum
Package : Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme,
car lease scheme and relocation package (if applicable)
Job category/type : Research

Job description :
College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences


The College wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow to support
the work of Professor Pierre Friedlingstein. This EU/FP7 funded post is
available immediately. The successful applicant will work within the
PAGE21 European project on high-latitude permafrost modelling, assessing
the future impact of potential permafrost melting on the climate system.
The post will include development of permafrost dynamics in the JULES
global land surface model, model evaluation followed by future climate
projections in order to assess the vulnerability of permafrost.. The
successful applicant will be able to present information on research
progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in
writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to
external bodies. Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to
demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the numerical modelling applied to
Earth System sciences in order to work within the project. Applicants
will be able to develop and use large numerical models of Earth System
components, lead model intercomparisons activities within the PAGE21
project and conduct the analysis of permafrost role in coupled climate
simulations. For further information please contact Prof Pierre
Friedlingstein, e-mail <p.friedlingstein@ex.ac.uk> . To view the Job
Description and Person Specification document please click here
<http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/P43292.pdf>

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is
'Positive about Disabled People'. Whilst all applicants will be judged
on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups
currently underrepresented in the workforce.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

Please send your CV, covering letter and the details of three referees,
along with a completed application and equal opportunities form to Linda
McIlwraith, e-mailL. <McIlwraith@exeter.ac.uk> quoting the reference
number P43292 in any correspondence.

To download the application and equal opportunities form please follow
the below links;

<http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/app_form.rtf>

<http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/EO_form.rtf>



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