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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist in Land-Atmosphere Observations and Modelling, NCAS, University of Reading, UK

From Nicola Bray <n.d.bray@reading.ac.uk>
To "Met-Jobs (met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk)" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:21:39 +0000

Job Reference : SRF23746

Location : National Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK

Closing Date : 21/10/2018

Live Date : 21/09/2018

Salary : £30,395 to £33,199 per annum

Hours Per week : 1.00 FTE

Contract Duration : Full-time, Fixed-term up to 21 months

 

For further information, and to apply please go to:

https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=3856


We are seeking to employ a talented and creative researcher to study detailed land-atmosphere processes for China.  Land-atmosphere interactions are of fundamental importance for understanding and predicting the water cycle in China, home to more than a billion people.

 

You will join a consortium project led by the NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and funded under the Met Office CSSP-China programme.  You will be responsible for using reanalysis, observational and remote-sensing data to improve the parametrizations of land surface process for China in the JULES land-surface model.  Next you will test new implementations of JULES

 

You will have:

·      A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences

·      Experience of analysing outputs of land-surface model and climate model outputs

·      Strong scientific computing skills, including experience of running experiments in physics-based land surface models and/or GCMs

·      An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

 

Informal Contact Details:

Professor Pier Luigi Vidale

p.l.vidale@reading.ac.uk

 

Alternative Informal Contact Details:

Dr Andy Turner

a.g.turner@reading.ac.uk

 



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