October 2014
Message 109

[Periods|Index by:DateThreadSubjectAuthor|Date:PreviousNext|Thread:(Previous)(Next)|List Information]

[Met-jobs] Scientific Programmer at the Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) / ETH Zurich (Switzerland)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:46:25 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Open position at the Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) / ETH Zurich

Scientific Programmer in Climate Modeling (80-100%)

The Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM) is a joint venture
between ETH Zurich, MeteoSwiss, Empa, and WSL. The Center supports
research activities of more than 25 groups from the partner institutions
by contributing to the refinement and maintenance of a hierarchy of
climate models and the analysis and exploitation of climate datasets and
scenario. In particular, C2SM, in close collaboration with ETH and
MeteoSwiss, is currently involved in the development, maintenance and
hosting of the regional weather and climate model COSMO

C2SM is seeking to appoint a Scientific Programmer to support scientists
at ETH and partner institutions in the following tasks:
- Maintenance of the COSMO model and related tools
- Development and implementation of new features into the COSMO model
and related tools
- Porting and testing of the COSMO code on new computer architectures
- Provision of support to model users
- Organization of workshops and technical trainings

Required qualifications:
- Master or PhD in Computer Science, Atmospheric Science, Physics or
related field
- Relevant experience with weather and climate models
- Outstanding programming skills in Fortran and possibly C/C++, in a
Unix environment (other languages like Python, Ruby, etc. is a plus)
- Experience in high-performance computing and parallel programming
- Interest in providing support to students and scientists within a
large community

The position is available as of January 2015 (or as soon as possible
thereafter). Initial appointment at ETH Zürich is for 1 year with
possibility of extension. This position offers a large variety of tasks
in a stimulating, international and cross-institutional environment and
an internationally competitive salary (based upon qualifications and

To apply: Applications (including a letter of interest, a CV, and the
names and contact information of 2-3 references) should be submitted
electronically to the following link:

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled. Potential applicants seeking further
information are invited to contact C2SM Executive Director Isabelle Bey

Isabelle Bey (
Center for Climate Systems Modeling (C2SM)
ETH Zurich
Universitätstrasse 16
8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Go to: Periods · List Information · Index by: Date (or Reverse Date), Thread, Subject or Author.