[Met-jobs] Post-doc fellowship at the University of Évora (Portugal)
Please find below an announcement of a 3-year Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Évora, Portugal.
A call is open, until September 30, for a post doctoral fellowship at the University of Évora, Portugal.or via e-mail to email@example.com
Field: Earth Sciences: Meteorology and Climate
Project: ALentejo Observation and Prediction system (ALOP)
· PhD in the area of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences or arelated field.
· Work experience in atmospheric modeling and weather forecasting.
· It will be valued his/her scientific publications, as well as the computer skills with proficiency in at least one
The investigator will be responsible for the task 1 of the ALOP project, called "weather Improvements in local scale, based on the regionalization of the numerical weather forecast for Portugal", including the following components:
(I) update the land cover maps for use in weather prediction models
Improve the regional weather forecasting, focusing on the following aspects relevant to the region:
(Ii) extreme events (fog, heavy rainfall, strong winds, heat waves and drought episodes);
(Iii) precipitation and evapotranspiration, in particular the direct evaporation from existing reservoirs in the region;
(Iv) soil water conten;
(V) Global and direct solar radiation (DNI);
(Vi) UV Index;
(Vii) night darkness.
Workplace: The work will be done in Évora Pole of the Institute of Earth Sciences (University of Évora), under the supervision of Rui Salgado
Length of contract: The grant duration is six months,
starting in October 2016, with the possibility to renew it until the
end of the project, up to a maximum period of 3 years.
The amount of the grant corresponds to €1495 per month, according to
FCT values for Portugal
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