Postdoctoral Research Associates

University of Reading - National Centre for Atmospheric Science

We seek talented and imaginative scientists to carry out research on sea level change and ocean heat uptake as projected by global climate models, using novel experiments and diagnostic techniques. We are advertising two posts within the climate programme of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, each for three years (less if appointed at a high salary in the range), to begin as soon as possible, in related projects funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.

You will have:

  • PhD in mathematical or physical science.
  • Strong physical insight, analytical ability, creativity and self-motivation.
  • Knowledge of and interest in climate change science.
  • Research experience involving AOGCM or 3D ocean modelling and analysis of large datasets.

Informal contact details

Contact role: Principal investigator and line manager
Contact name: Jonathan Gregory
Contact phone: +44 118 378 5602
Contact email:

Interviews will be held on the 17 October 2017.

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

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