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[Met-jobs] Postdoc in atmospheric dynamics, Oxford, UK

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Date Thu, 8 May 2014 15:10:27 +0000


Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 pa
Fixed term for 3 years

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in atmospheric dynamics.

The successful candidate will work as part of the interdisciplinary IMPETUS project, the aim of which is to improve the forecasting of UK droughts.

The post is available for a fixed-term of 3 years.

This post will focus on the atmospheric dynamics of drought events, including blocking and seasonal circulation regimes, and potential drivers of these such as ocean temperatures, sea ice etc.

The successful candidate will analyse and evaluate monthly to seasonal forecasts and high-resolution model simulations, and potentially perform new experiments with the ECMWF model.

This post will be based in the sub-department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Department of Physics, under the supervision of Dr Tim Woollings, Prof Tim Palmer and Dr Antje Weisheimer.

Applicants should have or be very close to obtaining a doctorate in physics or a related field. Previous research experience in atmospheric dynamics and climate modelling will be an advantage.

The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach.

Please direct informal enquiries about the role to Dr Tim Woollings

Only applications received before midday 11th June 2014 can be considered. You will be required to upload a brief statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.

To apply for this role and for further details, including a job description and selection criteria, please click on the following link:
University jobs website 

Please also look at the Job Description and Person Specification and apply online.

Application Deadline: 11 June 2014

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