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[Met-jobs] SRA position on sensitivity of Southern Ocean weather and climate to cloud parameterizations

From "Ian Renfrew (ENV - Staff)" <>
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Date Wed, 20 Jan 2021 10:32:55 +0000

Senior Research Associate on the sensitivity of Southern Ocean weather and climate to cloud parameterisations 

Faculty of Science
School of Environmental Sciences

Senior Research Associate
Ref: RA1822

£33,797 to £40,322 per annum

We are seeking a senior research associate to investigate the representation of mixed-phase clouds in models and the sensitivity of the climate system to their representation. You will work with a numerical weather and climate prediction model to test parameterization schemes for large scale clouds, cloud microphysics and aerosols. Then evaluate how their representation impacts weather systems and the climate system. You will be a key researcher within an exciting new project, Southern Ocean Clouds that will make use of existing and new research station, research vessel and aircraft observations of the atmosphere over the Southern Ocean and Antarctica.  

The research will be based at the University of East Anglia in the School of Environmental Sciences.
You will hold a PhD (or equivalent qualification or experience) in Meteorology, Physics or a related subject awarded or to be awarded within six months of appointment. You should also have excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of basic meteorology and be able to meet all the essential criteria set out in the Person Specification. 

This full time post, possibly 0.5 FTE for the first year, is available from 1 April 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter (flexible up to 1 July 2021) and is for a fixed term period of 30 months.   

Closing date: 18 February 2021

The above post is now live and available to access on our current vacancies pages.

Professor Ian A. Renfrew     -     Associate Dean for Research, Science Faculty
Centre for Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich Research Park
Norwich, NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
tel: +44 (0)1603 592557
Gold (Teaching Excellence Frameworks 2017-2021)
World Top 200 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
UK Top 25 (The Times/Sunday Times 2020 and Complete University Guide 2020)
World Top 50 for research citations (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)
Athena SWAN Silver Award holder in recognition of advancement of gender equality for all (Advance HE 2019)

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