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[Met-jobs] Software Development Scientist, University of Leeds

From Stephen Arnold <>
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Date Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:31:42 +0000

Are you an ambitious software developer looking for your next challenge?  Do you have a background in high performance scientific computing?  Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

The Centre of Excellence for Modelling the Atmosphere and Climate (CEMAC) within the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS) at University of Leeds seeks to appoint a Software Development ScientistCEMAC’s role is to substantially enhance research, teaching, impact and outreach capabilities related to atmospheric and climate science in ICAS, by exploiting latest technologies and capabilities in computer modelling, data analysis and visualisation. 

The role will include developing and maintaining several key modelling tools and analysis codes, contributing to progressing scientific understanding of a large range of issues from regional weather processes, to global climate, atmospheric pollution and Earth system interactions. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of scientific codes and problems and to contribute to scientific development of the research strategy of the ICAS research community. The successful candidate would expand an existing team of 2 Software Development Scientists already working on a broad range of scientific computing projects, alongside 5 science domain experts in numerical modelling and data science. 

You will have a first degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent qualification) in an appropriate technical, scientific, or engineering discipline, ideally with a strong software engineering component. You will also have a proven track record of developing and maintaining codes to study complex, cutting edge scientific problems, ideally in the physical sciences, with a high level of proficiency in high performance computing environments. 

Salary: University Grade 7 (£32,548 - £38,833 per annum)

Fixed term for 2 years

Closing date: 11th July 2018

Interview date: 31st July 2018

Links to further details and to apply online can be found at:

For further enquiries about this post, please contact Dr Steve Arnold, CEMAC Director.

Tel:  +44 (0)113 343 7245, email:


Steve Arnold,
Associate Professor of Atmospheric Composition,
Institute for Climate & Atmospheric Science,
School of Earth & Environment,
University of Leeds,
LS2 9JT. // @steverarnold // +44 113 3437245

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