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[Met-jobs] Junior Research Associate Position at Cmcc - Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation Division, ITALY

From Eleonora Romano <>
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:02:27 +0200

Dear Sir/Madam,
The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) is now inviting applications from qualified candidates for a Junior Research Associate Position to work on developments of ice sheet models, currently in use at CMCC for Earth System modeling.
The location is CMCC – Ocean modeling and Data Assimilation Division in Bologna, Italy.

The primary purposes for this position is to perform development and assessment of the ice sheet model embedded in the CMCC Earth System model and in particular the ocean-ice dynamical interactions.

The desired qualifications are:

Master degree in Geophysical Sciences, Applied Mathematics, or related disciplines;
Knowledge of high-performance computing environment and programming languages, especially Fortran;
Knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems and scripting languages;
Knowledge of post-processing/statistical/graphical tools to analyze large geophysical datasets;
Fluency in English.
The following experiences will be welcome:

Experience of parallel programming and debugging on supercomputers (MPI, OpenMP);
Good knowledge of the file formats used in Earth system modeling and their I/O libraries (NetCDF, GRIB, HDF);
Good knowledge of scientific software (such as Python, NCO, CDO, NCL, GrADS, MatLab, R, etc.);
Good communication skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

The initial appointment is for 12 months starting as soon as possible at an annual salary ranging from 22€ to 28 k€, comprehensive of benefits, depending on qualification and experience.

How to Apply:

Applicants should register to CMCC JAM (Job Application Manager) website and fill the online form following the link below (please include in the CV also two references to be contacted for a recommendation letter):

Applicants responding to this posting declare that they have read, understood and agreed to the “Official Rule for the CMCC Personnel recruitment” published to the following url:

Informal enquires can be directed to Dr. Simona Masina ( and Dr. Florence Colleoni ( but applications must be submitted through the online system.


Yours sincerely,

Eleonora Romano
Fondazione CMCC
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
Via Augusto Imperatore, 16 - 73100 Lecce
Tel +39 0832 671041 -

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