|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:52:44 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM College of Life and Environmental Sciences SCHOOL OF GEOGRAPHY EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Climate Researcher (Research Associate) 55022 –Part-Time 0.5 FTE Starting salary is normally in the range £25,513 to £27,864 Fixed-term for 19 Months The working group of Meteorology and Climate within the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, is looking for a scientific researcher interested in contributing to the group's current research focus on meteorological and climatological extreme events. Current activities include research on observed and simulated dynamic processes relevant for the generation of extreme events, the analysis of statistical characteristics, diagnostics of global and regional model simulation and the assessment of related impacts. The working environment includes an excellent network of cooperation within the School, the University of Birmingham, and with national and international scientific and operational institutions. The position holder will work for the project SeaStoC (Seasonal Extra-tropical Storm Clustering). The project will address the business relevant question of increased frequency of occurrence of severe, damage prone extra-tropical cyclone systems per season. The focus is laid on European winter wind storms as the dominating natural hazard for (re)insurance business in Europe. Skills and Experience: BSc / MSc in Meteorology, or a neighboring discipline with experience in meteorology and climate sciences. Experience in meteorological data analysis (in particular extreme value analysis, statistics); scientific programming skills; knowledge of dynamic meteorology; writing of scientific publications; teaching at university level, including supervision of BSc and MSc theses. Informal enquiries should be made to: Dr Gregor Leckebusch (firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>; 0121 414 5518) Info to the working group: <http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/environmental-health/areas/meteorology-climate/index.aspx> Closing date: 4 August 2014 Reference: 55022 To download the details and submit an electronic application online visit: <www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs> <http://www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs>alternatively information can be obtained from 0121 415 9000. Best regards Gregor Leckebusch -- Dr. G.C. Leckebusch Senior Lecturer for Meteorology and Climatology EHS Post-Graduate Research Tutor School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences University of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT email: G.C.Leckebusch@bham.ac.uk http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/gees/leckebusch-gregor.aspx
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