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

From "Nicola Denise Bray (Meteorology)" <>
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Date Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:12:46 +0000

Research Scientist


Employing unit:           National Centre for Atmospheric Science

Start date:                   1st January 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter

Reference number:     SF09705

Post type:                    Full-time, fixed-term for three years            

Grade:                         6

Payscale:                     £28,695 to £31,342 per annum

Advert Closing date:   30th September 2015 



We need a talented scientist to carry out research on atmosphere-ocean interactions and the South Asian monsoon as part of the BoBBLE project, funded by the Natural Environment Research Council and the Indian Ministry of Earth Sciences.


In collaboration with scientists at the University of East Anglia, the National Oceanography Centre and the Indian National Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, you will design, perform and analyse a hierarchy of simulations with the Met Office Unified Model to understand the mechanisms by which air-sea interactions in the Bay of Bengal influence the variability of South Asian monsoon rainfall.


You will have:

-       A Ph.D. in Mathematics or Physical Science, or equivalent research experiences

-       Strong scientific analytical ability, independence and self-motivation

-       An interest in atmosphere-ocean interactions and their role in the South Asian monsoon

-       Good scientific computing skills, including experience of running state-of-the-art atmospheric or oceanic models or codes of equivalent complexity in a related physical science.


Informal contact details

Contact role:   Principal Investigator

Contact name:   Dr Nicholas Klingaman

Contact phone:   +44 (0)118 378 4652

Contact email:


Further details are available at


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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