|From||Richard Renshaw <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 22 Oct 2015 09:14:34 +0100|
Please find the following vacancy on the Met Office website with a closing date of Nov 5th. More information and how to apply can be found at: http://careers.metoffice.gov.uk/current-vacancies Job Purpose Develop and improve a system for air quality data assimilation. Job Responsibilities To develop knowledge in air quality data assimilation, building expertise. To maintain and improve systems for air quality data assimilation to deliver project systems and products. To engage with the air quality & data assimilation communities in support of the project. To contribute to the wider work of the reanalysis group. To document and report on their work inside and outside the Met Office, meeting project and software standards. Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities 1. A degree (2:1 or above) in a physical science, mathematics or other related discipline or equivalent experience. Scientist: Competence in postgraduate research and development in data assimilation, air quality modelling, or a related field, as demonstrated by award of a PhD, or equivalent experience. Senior Scientist: Extensive experience and a proven track record of scientific research. 2. Application of scientific knowledge to specific problems and scenarios. Foundation scientist: Evidence of applying technical or analytical techniques to scientific problems. Scientist: Ability to recognise potential for scientific investigations, learn new techniques/knowledge and apply them. Senior Scientist: Evidence of ability to find novel solutions to scientific questions. Also evidence of planning and leading a major research or software development project. 3. Use of software tools and programming languages. Foundation Scientist: Experience of setting up and running programs to perform basic analysis. Scientist: Ability to write effective scientific software and produce high quality data analysis. Senior Scientist: Experience of adapting and running large complex programs or systems. 4. Communication Foundation Scientist: Ability to effectively communicate own science both in person and in writing. Scientist: Ability to communicate work clearly to specialists and non-specialists. Senior Scientist: Experience of documenting and publishing work, and of presenting work to a wide community. 5. Collaborative working Foundation Scientist: Able to work and collaborate as an active and productive member of a team. Scientist: Able to work effectively both as an independent scientist but also as part of a larger team involving colleagues at the Met Office and international UM partners. Senior Scientist: Evidence of ability to provide scientific/technical leadership or mentoring to junior staff. Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities 1. Knowledge of data assimilation techniques 2. Knowledge/experience of air quality modelling or observations 3. Experience of developing and running NWP systems -- Richard Renshaw Earth System Data Assimilation Met Office, FitzRoy Road, Exeter EX1 3PB United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)1392 886409 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/ http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/people/richard-renshaw
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