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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist : National Centre for Atmospheric Science - Climate : University of Reading

From "Nicola Bray" <>
To "'Met-Jobs'" <>
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:51:48 -0000

Research Scientist (SF10683)

Full time, Fixed term until 30 June 2018. National Centre for Atmospheric Science – Climate


We need a talented scientist to carry out research on the drivers and mechanisms of variability and change in East Asian climate as part of two projects (LOTUS: Long Term Undulation versus secular change in Chinese Climate and DYVA: Global Dynamics of climate Variability and impacts on East Asia) which are funded through the Met Office led Climate Science for Service Partnership: China (CSSP China), supported by the Newton Fund.


You will analyse observations and conduct numerical climate model experiments to improve scientific understanding of the drivers and mechanisms that govern changes in drought and extreme temperatures over China, with a particular focus on the role of anthropogenic greenhouse gases, aerosols, and variability in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.


You will have:

- A PhD in physical or mathematical science

- Strong scientific analytical ability, creativity and self-motivation

- Interest in the role of the oceans and anthropogenic forcing in climate and climate prediction

- Experience in computer programming and data analysis.


Informal contact details

Contact role: Principal Investigator

Contact name: Jon Robson

Contact phone: +44 (0) 118 378 7901

Contact email:


Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Co-Investigator

Contact name: Buwen Dong

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 4652

Contact email:


Please apply below 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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