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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at CNR-ISAC, Italy - Deadline for application 31st of January 2018 (now with the link to the doc in Italian)

From Susanna Corti <>
Date Thu, 25 Jan 2018 19:43:33 +0000

1 PostDoc position at CNR-ISAC (Italian National Research Council - Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate)

Duration: 1 year (probation period), then renewable up to 3 years.

Deadline for application:  31st of January 2018. 

Working-place: CNR-ISAC Bologna, Italy

The official position advertisement with instruction for application can be found (in ITALIAN only)  here:

A NON-OFFICIAL English translation of the Italian Document is attached. Please contact me if you need further information/clarifications.

Best regards,

 CNR-ISAC  ( has opened a  PostDoc position in the framework of the H2020 European Project PRIMAVERA.

 The profile of the ideal candidate for this position includes the following:


Preparing and running experiments with EC-Earth on different supercomputing facilities, and performing diagnostic analysis in order to evaluate the impact of horizontal resolution," Stochastic Physics ", and "Atlantic Multi-Decadal Variability" on the quality and reliability of climate simulations.

Required skills: 

(i) Skills in the study of the climate system and its modelling  specifically of the Earth-System models; (ii) ability to set up and perform "complex" experiments with such models, such as experiments that require initialization and / or relaxation of some model fields and experiments that require the application of tuning techniques; (iii) application and implementation of tools for diagnostics and verification of modeling simulations; (iv) implementation of metrics for model evaluation.

Desirable skills: 

Experience in the use of EC-Earth would be an asset.

Working place: 

CNR-ISAC  Bologna, Italy.

Attachment: BANDO_ASS_ENGLISH VERS_PostDoc_170-2017.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document

If interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please contact me:

Susanna Corti (

Susanna Corti
Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Via Gobetti 101
I-40129 Bologna, Italy
Phone: +390516399603
Fax: +390516399658

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