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[Met-jobs] Vacancy postdoc-junior scientist position at CMCC, Bologna (Italy)

From Silvio Gualdi <silvio.gualdi@ingv.it>
To met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk
Date Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:50:26 +0100

The Climate Simulations and Predictions (CSP) Division, at the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo
sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC) invites applications for a position in climate dynamics
and modelling. The 2-year position ranges from post-doc to junior scientist, and will be
based at CMCC in Bologna (Italy).

Work description: the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the CMCC climate
model maintenance and development. He/She will be involved in the investigation of the
physical mechanisms underlying the variability and the predictability of the global climate
system, focusing in particular on the role played by land surface processes and land-atmosphere
interactions.

Academic background and skills required: the ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. in climate
sciences or related fields. Experience with climate models is required. Knowledge and
experience with the Community Atmospheric Model (CAM) and Community Land Model (CLM)
are desirable.

Application: Applications are accepted now until the position is filled. For full consideration,
please send a cover letter describing areas of expertise and research interests, a curriculum
vitae with a list of publications, and the name and contact information of two references to
Silvio Gualdi (silvio.gualdi@ingv.it) and Alessio Bellucci (alessio.bellucci@cmcc.it).

Selection and attribution criteria: Candidates’ curriculum vitae with emphasis on prior experience
with similar issues (climate modelling, climate variability and predictability). Programming skills
(Fortran, Python/Grads, CDO/NCO or equivalent tools) will be taken in high consideration, but
major emphasis will be placed on scientific independence, creativity and originality.


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