February 2018
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[Met-jobs] Post-doc Position (Research Associate) at the University of Birmingham (UK)

From Roger Brugge <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:40:17 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The group of Meteorology and Climate within the School of Geography,
Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham is
looking for a scientific researcher (full time, Fixed term for 24
months) interested in contributing to the group's current research focus
on meteorological and climatological extreme events.


Current activities include research on observed and simulated dynamic
processes relevant for the generation of extreme events, the analysis of
statistical characteristics, diagnostics of global and regional model
simulation and the assessment of related impacts.

The working environment includes an excellent network of cooperation
within the School, the University of Birmingham, and with national and
international scientific and operational institutions.

The position holder will work for the project TEUSTORM (Tropical &
European storm risk and future changes: collaboration for risk
assessment and risk modelling), a collaboration project with Free
University of Berlin and a world leading CAT model developer. This
project investigate further into sources of real predictability of
extreme cyclonic storm events and will e.g. assess the sources of
good/bad seasonal wind storm predictability, analyse sources of
potential predictability in real world data and validate respective
processes in seasonal forecast suites.

The Closing Date is 24.Feb.2018.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Gregor Leckebusch, <>

Further details and information how to apply can be found here: <> (Work here / Current

Reference: Research Associate – 57634




I would be pleased, if you would further distribute this opportunity to
potentially interested candidates.

Best regards



Dr. Gregor C. Leckebusch

Reader in Meteorology and Climatology School of Geography, Earth and
Environmental Sciences
University of
Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom
/Associate Professor, Institute for Meteorology, FU Berlin, Germany/
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