Position & Salary: Project Research Scientist (1 Post ); Consolidated salary Rs. 71000/- pm + 24% HRA; tenure 1 year, renewable for a period of 2 years.
Qualification: PhD degree in climate, atmospheric science, or related field with strong publication record. With two years of experience in designing and performing experiments with General Circulation Models and demonstrated proficiency in climate model simulations and analysis using tools among those listed below Knowledge of physical mechanisms driving climate change in South Asia.
Desirable: Specific proficiency in scientific programming languages such as Fortran, Matlab, R and Python; experience in high performance computing; porting and tunning the models on various platforms; shell scripting and meteorological data analysis tools (GrADS, FERRET, NCL, Python, NCO, CDO); handling large volumes of data (formats including like NetCDF, HDF, GRIB, ASCII)
Job Profile: The successful candidate will be part of the NCAP-COALESCE group of researchers, at IITB. The specific position will involve using ECHAM6-HAM2 simulations and statistical approaches to detect aerosol influence on radiative forcing and rainfall over India, and to understand changes in cloud properties and rainfall mean and extreme magnitudes. Strong scientific publication outcomes are expected.