|From||"Verney, Fiona" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Fri, 6 Feb 2015 12:04:01 +0000|
Foundation Scientists £21,675 and for exceptional candidates up to £24,250
Use of the Unified Model for research and operations, its supporting software and data are key to Met Office scientific partnerships both nationally and internationally, and strengthens the Met Office’s position as a global partner of choice for the provision of weather and climate services. In this post you will provide scientific and technical support for the use of coupled model and earth system model configurations for UM partners; help partners contribute to joint scientific and technical infrastructure programmes, e.g. the sixth climate model intercomparison project (CMIP6); provide training, develop UM partner communications, and through the EU funded IS-ENES2 project, provide services for the use of climate models. The post will offer you an opportunity to undertake research related to the UM partner science programme, interact across the Met Office and with our international UM partners at a high level, and develop your skills for a more senior role.
To support UM applications at partner sites with an emphasis on coupled climate configurations, as well as the wider interests of the UM partnership through training, development of collaboration tools and scientific research and development aimed at improving UM capability.
Provide technical support and training to international UM partners to allow the UM and associated software to be used effectively in coupled climate configurations,
both remotely and by visiting partner organisations
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
1. Scientific or technical background, such as a BSc or equivalent experience in a physical science or mathematics (FS) Strong scientific or technical background,
such as a PhD or equivalent experience in a physical science or mathematics (S).
Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
1. Knowledge and experience of running the UM for weather or climate research.
Additional Supplementary Information
This position provides excellent opportunity for career development through interaction across the Met Office and with our UM partners, and to develop your skills
for a more senior role.
Please note, if you do not currently have permission to work in the UK, we will be unable to provide this for you for this vacancy.
To apply – please see our careers website - http://careers.metoffice.gov.uk/current-vacancies
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