Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Exeter - College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences - Mathematics

The College wishes to recruit a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to support the work of Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein. This post is available from 01/02/2018 for 18 months. The project will identify the magnitude and timing of regional anomalies in the land-atmosphere ecosystem exchange of carbon, using results from an ensemble of dynamic global vegetation models (DGVM) in the context of the Global Carbon Budget annual updates (

The post will include performing simulations and analyzing regional results from the TRENDY DGVMs, identifying climate drivers of regional and global anomalies in CO2 exchange, combining information from remote sensing observations from the European Space Agency (ESA), atmospheric inversions and data driven models. The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

For further information please contact Professor Pierre Friedlingstein, e-mail

The College is working towards department Silver Athena SWAN awards as a commitment to providing equality of opportunity and advancing the representation of women in STEM/M subjects: science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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