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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist : IMPETUS Project : NCAS, University of Reading, UK

From "Nicola Denise Bray (Meteorology)" <>
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Date Wed, 6 Aug 2014 09:36:53 +0000

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Job title : Research Scientist
Job reference : RS14046
Application closing date : 12/09/2014

Interview date : 23/09/2014
Location : Whiteknights Campus
Salary : Grade 6, £28,695 to £31,342.00 per annum
Package : Full time, fixed term for 3 years, Research Scientist, National Centre for Atmospheric Science
Job category/type : Academic and Research, Fixed Term for 3 years, Full time

Job description :

We need a motivated and talented scientist to carry out research to improve our understanding of the atmospheric drivers of UK drought. You will assess the skill of state-of-the-art forecasting systems in predicting UK droughts on seasonal and decadal timescales.


You will have:

-        A PhD (or expect to soon gain a PhD) in mathematical or physical science

-        Good communication skills, both written and oral

-        Relevant research experience

-       Strong scientific analytical ability and competence in programming and data analysis


Informal contact details

Contact role: Principal Investigator

Contact name: Dr. Len Shaffrey

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3785193

Contact email:


Further Particulars



To formally apply please visit or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote the relevant reference number.


We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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