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[Met-jobs] Job opportunity for a research scientist in climate variability at University of Reading

From Ed Hawkins <>
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:35:37 +0000

Dear met-jobs,

We have a position available as a "Research Scientist in climate variability" at the National Centre for Atmospheric Science / Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK

Full-time, fixed-term for up to 48 months, to start as soon as possible
Salary starting from £29,301 to £39,324 per annum, depending on experience of successful candidate

We are seeking to employ a talented researcher to study climate variability and change, with a focus on decadal to multi-decadal timescales. You will be responsible for designing, producing and analysing a large ensemble of simulations of historical and future climate with the new UK Earth System Model (UKESM) and making the data available to the wider community.

You will join two large UK collaborations examining historical and future climate change. Effective collaboration with the rest of the SMURPHS ( and REAL project teams will be required.

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
- Strong scientific computing skills
- An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

Informal contact details:
Dr Ed Hawkins / +44 (0)118 3787991 /

Interviews will be held late January 2017

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

Dr Ed Hawkins - Associate Professor, NCAS-Climate
- NERC Advanced Research Fellow

TWITTER:  @ed_hawkins

Dept. of Meteorology,     Phone: 0118 3787991
University of Reading,    Fax:   0118 3788316
READING. RG6 6BB. UK.     Room:  3L52

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