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[Met-jobs] Post-Doctoral Fellowship at CSIRO (Australia)

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:21:29 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

I would like to advertise a new 3 year Post Doctoral Fellowship at CSIRO
Australia in Climate Forecasting. The job description can be found at
the following location which also contains information on how to submit
a application.

<https://jobs.csiro.au/job/Hobart%2C-TAS-Postdoctoral-Fellowship-Digiscape-Climate-Forecasting/380173800/>


Do you want to make a difference to climate forecasting?
Take primary responsibility for evaluating climate forecasts for
agriculture?

We are looking for an early career researcher research to carry out
innovative, impactful research that will lead to novel and important
scientific outcomes.

Specifically you will:
• Develop research in understanding processes setting climate
predictability and forecast skill.
• Undertake research to improve climate forecasts on seasonal to decadal
time scales.
• Develop and assess appropriate metrics and tools for evaluating
climate forecasts.
• Carry out verification studies of climate forecasts.
• Contribute to development of an interface for provision of climate
forecasts in standard formats for user communities.
• Engage user communities in testing and application of climate forecasts.
• Collaborate with the climate model development team in diagnosing
forecast processes and skill.
• Produce high quality scientific and/or engineering papers suitable for
publication in quality journals, for client reports and granting of patents.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues and staff across CSIRO.
Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Salary: $78k to $88k plus up to 15.4% super

To be considered you will need:
• A doctorate (or will shortly satisfy the requirements of a PhD) in a
relevant discipline area, such as climatology, meteorology, oceanography
or mathematics.
• High levels of oral and written communication and ability to represent
the team at national and international conferences
• Demonstrated experience analysing and interpreting large climate datasets.
• The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary,
regionally dispersed research team, with the motivation and discipline
to carry out autonomous research.
• A record of science innovation and creativity, plus the ability and
willingness to incorporate novel ideas and approaches into their
scientific investigations.
• Some knowledge of climate applications including land, water, and
agriculture would be desirable as would knowledge of climate process and
predictability or experience with climate model assessment and
evaluation of forecasts and projections.

If you need more details please contact me.

Cheers Richard

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Dr. Richard J. Matear
Senior Research Scientist CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere
GPO Box 1538 Hobart, TAS, Australia
7001

richard.matear@csiro.au
http://www.marine.csiro.au/~mat236



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