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[Met-jobs] research engineer on rainfall prediction using ensemble forecasts

From BOUTTIER François <>
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:17:51 +0200 (CEST)

Job vacancy: fixed-term scientific position at CNRM-UMR, Toulouse, France
Topic: rainfall prediction using ensemble forecasts
Starting date: year 2019 - Duration: 10  months
Application deadline: 31 January 2019

The objective of this work is to test, validate and optimize a software suite that converts numerical weather forecasting data into ensembles of rainfall predictions for hydrological models. The dataset will include nowcasting data, deterministic and ensemble numerical weather prediction data over a sample of flood-prone test cases. The quality of the results will be monitored using probabilistic objective verification against rainfall observations.
This job offer is part of the PICS project ( funded by the French Agence Nationale pour la Recherche.

Funding is secured for a salary that will follow the current CNRS scale for fixed-term contracts, which depends on qualification and job experience, and is currently between 22 and 34 Keuro per year (net salary before income tax).
This job offer will be displayed at .

For more details on the job and application procedure, please visit: (job offer published on 11 Sept 2018)

François Bouttier

BOUTTIER François - CNRM-UMR/GMME/PRECIP - Meteo-France 42 Av Coriolis 30157 Toulouse France
tel +33 5 6107 9825 fax +33 5 6107 9626

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