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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist in Monsoons : University of Reading (NCAS Climate/Meteorology), UK

From "Nicola Bray" <>
To "Met-Jobs" <>
Date Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:16:52 -0000

Research Scientist in Monsoons

Ref No. SF06924

Full Time, Fixed Term until March 2018

  • Application closes:  1st April 2015
  • Salary:  Grade 6, £28,695 to £31,342 per annum
  • Location:  University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus
  • Job application guidance notes:   Download PDF
  • Further particulars:   Download PDF

We need a talented researcher to undertake a joint modelling and observational approach to understand monsoon processes over India, a topic of fundamental importance to weather and climate in the tropics and worldwide.

As part of the new INCOMPASS (Interaction of Convective Organization and Monsoon Precipitation, Atmosphere, Surface & Sea) programme, jointly funded by NERC and the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences, you will participate in a unique observational field campaign of surface, upper air and aircraft measurements. You will also work closely with the Met Office, including extended visits, on high resolution modelling case studies to match the observational work.

You will have:

- A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences

- Experience of running numerical models or of in-depth exploration of complex observational data

- Strong scientific computing skills

- Understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

- Ability to work as part of a team including participation in the 2016 field campaign

Informal contact details

Contact role: Principal Investigator

Contact name: Dr Andy Turner

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6019

Contact email:


Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Co-investigator

Contact name: Dr Gill Martin

Contact phone: +44 (0)1392 886893

Contact email:



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