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[Met-jobs] Climate Predictability Research Scientist, NCAS, University of Reading, UK

From "Nicola Bray" <>
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Date Fri, 7 Jun 2013 16:54:40 +0100

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Job title : Climate Predictability Research Scientist
Job reference : RS13040
Application closing date : 07/07/2013
Location : Whiteknights
Salary : Grade 6 - £27,854 to £36,298 (pro-rata) per annum
Package : NCAS Climate, Department of Meteorology, School of Mathematical & Physical Sciences. Fixed-term. Full time (14 Months) or Part- time (up to 28 Months).
Job category/type : Academic and Research, Fixed Term

Job description :

We require a motivated and qualified research scientist to be a key member of an international project to quantify the predictability of climate .

You will be required to develop a prototype empirical prediction system for land climate variables on decadal timescales. Close collaboration with, and travel to, other international research institutes will be required.

You will have:

-       a PhD in the physical sciences, mathematics, computational science or statistics  (or equivalent research experience)

-       a strong motivation for research and the clear potential to develop your own publications

-       good written and verbal communication skills

-       good computational skills and experience of a programming language such as Fortran, C, R, IDL or MATLAB

Experience with analysing output from coupled climate models, climate observations and with coordinating scientific projects would be an advantage.


Informal contact details

Contact role: Line Manager

Contact name: Dr. Ed Hawkins

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 7991

Contact email:



We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.


Alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).


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