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[Met-jobs] Research Assistant/Associate (INTENSE) - D95132R - Newcastle University, UK

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Date Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:29:25 +0000

Research Assistant/Associate (INTENSE) - D95132R 
School of Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne 
Closing date: 02/02/2018          

Salary:                          £27,285 to £28,936 (PhD not awarded)           
                                      £29,799 to £38,833 (PhD Awarded) 

 Closing Date:               02 February 2018

 Applications are invited for a highly motivated and enthusiastic researcher to 
be based in the School of Engineering. You will carry out research on the 
project "INTENSE: INTElligent use of climate models for adaptatioN to 
non-Stationary hydrological Extremes" funded by the European Research Council. You will be responsible for 
work to examine the influence of local thermodynamics (temperature, humidity 
etc.) on sub-daily and daily precipitation extremes around the globe using a 
new global sub-daily precipitation dataset being collected as part of the 
project, and examine this in relation to climate model outputs. This will 
involve working with Dr Geert Lenderink and his team at KNMI, Netherlands. 

You should have a PhD (awarded or nearing completion, or have equivalent and 
substantial relevant experience), with a proven record of achievement in a 
relevant research area and a creative approach to solving problems with an 
appropriate level of mathematical ability and prior use and knowledge of 
statistics. Experience in handing and manipulation of large datasets and 
computer programming skills are essential. Experience with precipitation 
datasets is desirable. You will have excellent written and oral communication 
skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. You 
will also have the ability to work to deadlines and manage competing 

 This post is available fixed term for 12 months and is full time

For further details see

 Informal enquiries and requests for more detailed project information should 
be directed to Professor Hayley Fowler (  

Professor Hayley Fowler
Professor of Climate Change Impacts and Royal Society Wolfson Research Fellow
Centre for Earth Systems Engineering Research
School of Engineering 
Cassie Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: 0191 208 7113
Fax: 0191 208 6502

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