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

From Roger Brugge <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:37:35 +0000

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 
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, 
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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