|Salary:||£30,395 to £39,609|
|Placed On:||29th July 2019|
|Closes:||1st September 2019|
Fixed term for 18 Months
Full time starting salary is normally in the range £30,395 to £39,609.
Please note, due to funding restrictions, potential progression will be only up to £32,236
The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham (UK) is offering a position for a postdoctoral Research Fellow with a duration of 18 months to improve forecasts for heavy rainfall over India.
The Research Fellow will develop several statistical post processing methods for rainfall forecasts with the global NEPS model of the National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF, India) and with the regional model RegUM.
The position is part of the project ‘Heavy precipitation forecast Post-processing over India’ (HEPPI), which is funded by the UK Newton Fund through the ‘Weather and Climate Science for Service Partnership’ (WCSSP) programme. The researcher will work with Dr. Martin Widmann and Prof. Gregor Leckebusch at the University of Birmingham, and with Dr. Andrew Orr at the British Antarctic Survey. The project will be undertaken in close collaboration with NCMRWF and the UK Met Office, and include project meetings in India and work visits to the UK Met Office.
*These indicative responsibilities may also be included in a research role at grade 6.
For further information please contact Martin Widmann, M.Widmann@bham.ac.uk
Closing date: 1st September 2019
To download the full job description and details of this position and submit an electronic application online please click on the Apply Online button below or visit www.hr.bham.ac.uk/jobs Please quote Job Ref 81824 in all enquiries.
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