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[Met-jobs] Post-Doc opportunity on EU H2020 project - energy and water sectors

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 8 Dec 2017 08:44:46 +0000

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE (POST-DOC) – SEASONAL CLIMATE FORECASTS FOR DECISION MAKING IN THE ENERGY AND WATER SECTORS


The University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) is seeking a highly motivated senior research associate to join our international and interdisciplinary research network. The specific role of the post holder will be to assess the skill of the seasonal climate forecasting multi-model approach so as to estimate and improve the current prediction performance for the key climate variables considered in the industrial case studies to be investigated within the EU H2020 project SECLI-FIRM (The Added Value of Seasonal Climate Forecasts for Integrated Risk Management Decisions).  A comprehensive set of user-driven techniques aimed at maximizing the prediction performance, the reliability, and the usefulness of the seasonal climate predictions will be researched and developed, based on the recommendations and the needs by the SECLI-FIRM industry partners and co-designers. The ultimate aim of this task is to feed the most skillful seasonal forecasts to the SECLI-FIRM case studies, so as to allow the quantification of the value add to the decision-making processes considered.

The post is available from 1 February 2018 on a full-time basis for a fixed term of 36 months, and the salary is in the range of £32,548–38,833 per annum.

The deadline for applications is 8 January 2018.

For further details and to apply please visit: https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/pages/vacancy.jsf?vacancyRef=RA1478 

Informal enquiries can be directed to Prof. Alberto Troccoli, by email a.troccoli@uea.ac.uk or tel: +44 1603 591413



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