February 2015
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[Met-jobs] One post-doc position for 5 months at the National Observatory of Athens, Greece

From "Kostas Lagouvardos" <>
To "'Kostas Lagouvardos'" <>, <>
Date Thu, 5 Feb 2015 16:20:11 +0200

One (1) Post-doc position in lightning meteorology and forecasting, at the National Observatory of Athens, Greece


Supervisor: Dr Kostas Lagouvardos (Institute for Environmental Research, National Observatory of Athens, NOA)


Project: TALOS

Application deadline: 14 February 2015


Among the primary objectives of this project (TALOS: Thunder and Lightning Observing System) is to develop an operational tool for forecasting lightning activity over Greece for the next 48-72 hours, based on parameters forecasted by WRF model, in operational use at NOA.


The project is co-funded by the European Union (European Social Fund) and the Greek State (national funds) under the "ARISTEIA II" Action of the "OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING”. The position offers contracts of 5 month duration (12300 Euros in total), starting in March  1st 2015, at NOA’s premises in the northern suburbs of Athens, Greece.


Necessary qualifications and weighting factors for the selection of the best candidate are:


·         Experience in the use of numerical weather prediction models (40%)

·         Experience in analysis of lightning detection network data (15%)

·         Experience in the use of satellite data (10%)

·         Perfect knowledge of English (10%)

·         Perfect knowledge in working with Fortran and/or C in Linux/Unix environment (15%)

·         One recommendation letter (10%)



Interested candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and the recommendation letter by 14 February 2015 to Dr Kostas Lagouvardos


The candidates can have access to the evaluation sheets of the candidates within 10 days after the announcement of the selection results.


Dr. Kostas Lagouvardos

National Observatory of Athens, Institute for Environmental Research

Lofos Koufou, 15236-Penteli

Tel: 30 210 8109127,  Fax: 30 210 8103236





Dr. Kostas Lagouvardos

Research Director
National Observatory of Athens/Institute for Environmental Research
Lofos Koufou, 15236-Penteli, Athens, Greece
Tel: 30 210 8109127,  Fax: 30 210 8103236


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