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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist in Tropical-Extratropical Teleconnections

From "Nicola Bray" <nicola.bray@ncas.ac.uk>
To "Met-Jobs" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Cc Steve Woolnough <s.j.woolnough@reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:45:36 +0100

Research Scientist in Tropical-Extratropical Teleconnections

National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading

 

Vacancy Reference:  JT14143

Closing Date: 30th September 2016

Salary: £28,982 per annum

Start date: As soon as possible

Interview date: TBC

Apply online:  http://www.reading.ac.uk/15/about/jobs/about-job-details.aspx?vacancy_id=638896Aynr

 

We seek an enthusiastic research scientist to undertake research into tropical-extratropical atmospheric teleconnections on sub-seasonal and seasonal timescales as part of a wider international project (InterDec) on interactions between the tropical and extra-tropical climate system. In collaboration with scientists at the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting, you will use re-analysis, and re-forecast sets from the ECMWF sub-seasonal and seasonal forecasting systems and the WMO S2S Prediction Project and modelling experiments within InterDec to analyse the dynamical mechanisms of tropical-extratropical teleconnections. The focus will be on tropical sub-seasonal variability as a source of predictability for sub-seasonal variability in the extra-tropics and its potential rectification onto longer timescales, including relationships between the MJO and: the NAO; Sudden Stratospheric Warmings and strong stratospheric vortex regimes; and Arctic-sea ice, and their subsequent influence on high-latitude tropospheric weather.

 

You will have:

- A PhD in Atmospheric Science or related field, a Mathematical Science, or equivalent research experience

- Strong skills in the analysis and interpretation of complex datasets

- A knowledge of geophysical fluid dynamics

- Good oral and written communication skills

 

Informal contact details

Contact role: Project PI

Contact name: Dr Steven Woolnough

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 4544

Contact email: s.j.woolnough@reading.ac.uk

 

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Academic Developer (Curriculum Framework)

Contact name: Andrew Charlton Perez

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6023

Contact email: a.j.charlton-perez@reading.ac.uk

 

 

 

Attachment: JT14143 InterDec.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document



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