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[Met-jobs] Job opportunity in monsoon teleconnections / Belmont Forum University of Reading

From Andrew Turner <>
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:58:43 +0100

Research Scientist in inter-regional linkages of the Asian monsoon (BITMAP project) at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science / Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK

Full-time, fixed-term for up to 36 months, to start around 1 December 2016.
Salary £29,301-£30,175 per annum
Reference SF14630

We are seeking to employ a talented researcher to study variability and change in the Indian monsoon and links to higher latitudes in observations and models. These topics are of fundamental importance for understanding the regional climate, for improved water security and planning for extreme climate and weather events.

You will join an international team led by the University of Reading with collaborators in India and Germany as part of a project funded by JPI-Climate and the Belmont forum. You will be responsible for analysing climate models, designing and performing new climate model experiments and publishing the results.

You will have or shortly be expected to achieve:

- A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences

- Experience of analysing or running climate models, ideally the Met Office Unified Model

- Strong scientific computing skills

- An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

Informal contact details
Principal Investigator: Dr Andy Turner +44 (0) 118 378 6019
Interviews in late October

Applicants must apply online via the University of Reading website and not via the PI:

  Dr Andrew Turner - NCAS-Climate & Department of Meteorology
  Lecturer in Monsoon Systems - MPhys MInstP FHEA
                                     room: 3L70
  Dept. of Meteorology               t: +44 (0)118 3786019
  University of Reading              f: +44 (0)118 3788905
  Earley Gate, PO Box 243            e:
  Reading RG6 6BB, UK              (personal)              (NCAS-Climate)
  Follow @agturnermonsoon on Twitter


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