Research Scientist in Monsoon Climate Change (REAL Project)

University of Reading - Department of Meteorology

We are seeking to employ a talented researcher to study monsoon climate change in future projections and past climate observations. This topic is of fundamental to water & food security and infrastructure development planning for billions of people in developing regions.

You will join a large consortium project led by the University of Exeter and with collaborators at other UK universities and the Met Office. You will be responsible for analysing climate models, designing and performing new climate model experiments and publishing the results.

You will have or shortly be expected to achieve:

  • A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences.
  • Experience of analysing or running climate models, ideally the Met Office Unified Model.
  • Strong scientific computing skills.
  • An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Co-Investigator
Contact name: Dr Andy Turner
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 6019
Contact email:

Interviews will be held late January 2017

Start date 1 February 2017 or as soon as possible there after

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

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