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[Met-jobs] Hydrology/Ocean Modeller | Job position at CMCC Foundation, Italy

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Date Wed, 1 Jul 2020 15:28:47 +0200

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Hydrology/Ocean Modeller (code 11421)

Deadline: 15/07/2020

The CMCC is taking into consideration the possibility to hire a talented, motivated and proactive Hydrology/Ocean Modeller to support the research and the service improvement activity.

The location is CMCC – Ocean Predictions and Applications (OPA) office in Via Augusto Imperatore 16 Lecce (Italy).

The primary purposes for this position is to collaborate in implementing and testing a regional climate modeling system in areas selected within the framework of projects or collaborations, with a focus on integrating the ocean and the hydrological modelling components. The knowledge of the finite difference numerical models as NEMO and WRF-Hydro, or the knowledge of unstructured grid models for the ocean (e.g. SHYFEM, FVCOM, SCHISM, FESOM) are desirable expertise.

A gained experience with the use of couplers for the Earth System modeling components will be considered an asset.

This position is for Researcher/Numerical Modeller (i.e., Post Doc or Junior Scientist for research career at CMCC) with strong knowledge of thermo-hydrodynamics processes and numerical modelling, and programming skills.

The desired qualifications are:

    PhD in physical oceanography, general physics, applied mathematics, hydraulic engineering
    strong proficiency in implementing and developing hydrology and/or ocean models
    good knowledge and skills in programming languages (in particular Fortran) and visualization languages (Python and/or NCL, Matlab)
    knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems and bash scripting
    basic knowledge of parallel programming on HPC architectures
    fluency in English

Belonging to legally protected categories (ex L. 68/99) will constitute a preferential condition.

The initial appointment is for 24 months starting starting as soon as possible at an annual salary ranging from 28 to 38 kEUR for Post Doc position and from 33 to 45 kEUR for Junior Scientist, comprehensive of benefits, depending on qualification and experience.

How to Apply
Applicants should register to CMCC JAM (Job Application Manager) website and fill the online form following the link below:


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