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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral research fellow in snow-climate modelling at University of Waterloo, Canada

From Chris Fletcher <>
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Date Fri, 4 Dec 2015 15:50:19 +0000

The department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo, Canada invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow in the climate modelling and analysis group (<>). The successful applicant will design, implement and analyze a suite of global land surface and climate model simulations to assess the impact of snow process parameterizations on climate. The position involves collaborating with colleagues at the Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis in Victoria, British Columbia (<>).  The position is funded by the CanSISE network (<>), which is a Canada-wide network of researchers from academia and government labs, engaged in climate modelling efforts related to sea ice and snow evolution.

Requirements: the applicant must have a Ph.D. (or be about to defend) in atmospheric science, physics, chemistry, applied mathematics, or a related field, experience with global or regional modeling of the atmosphere and/or land surface, highly effective oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a research team. Experience using the NCAR Community Earth System Model (CESM), or the Canadian Earth System Model (CanESM), would be an advantage.

The position has an anticipated start date of July 1 2016. The initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal based on performance.  A review of applications begins February 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please send a single document in PDF format containing a cover letter summarizing research interests and career goals, current CV, and contact information for three references to Dr Chris Fletcher (

Chris Fletcher
Assistant Professor
Geography & Environmental Management, University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1
(519) 888-4567 x36855
twitter: @ClimoChris

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