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Senior Research Associate in Atmospheric Modelling

University of East Anglia - Faculty of Science, School of Environmental Sciences

Location: Norwich
Salary: £33,199 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st November 2018
Closes: 7th January 2019
Job Ref: RA1562

Interested in improving simulations of the weather and climate of the Arctic and Antarctic?

We are seeking a senior research associate to carry out atmospheric modelling on the impacts of surface exchange processes over sea ice. You will work with a numerical weather prediction model to test parameterization schemes for surface exchange over sea ice and their impact on weather and climate locally and globally. You will be a key researcher within an exciting new project that will make use of existing and new research vessel and aircraft observations of the atmospheric boundary layer.

You will be expected to have a minimum of a First degree in physics, mathematics, meteorology, engineering, or a similar subject, a PhD (or equivalent qualification) in meteorology, atmospheric physics or oceanography or a related subject, awarded or to be awarded within six months of appointment.  You must also show evidence of independent working and be able to meet all the essential criteria in the person specification.

This full time post is available from 1 April 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter, on a fixed-term basis for 30 months.

Closing date: 7 January 2019

https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/pages/vacancy.jsf?vacancyRef=RA1562

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver

   
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