[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral Position at the University of Exeter (UK)

Pierre Friedlingstein P.Friedlingstein at exeter.ac.uk
Tue Jul 19 08:02:03 MDT 2016

The University of Exeter has a vacancy for a  postdoctoral researcher on 
Earth system modelling

Job reference: R46207
Application closing date: 17/08/2016.
Salary: £33,574 up to £41,255 on Grade F, depending on qualifications 
and experience
Duration: 36months

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group University in the top one 
percent of institutions globally. In the last few years we have invested 
strategically to deliver more than GBP 350 million worth of new 
facilities across our campuses with plans for another GBP 330 million of 
investment between now and 2016.

The College wishes to recruit a Research Fellow to participate in the 
CRESCENDO project. This EU/Horizon 2020 funded post is available 
immediately, for 36 months.
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on JULES, the land 
surface component of the UK Earth System Model (UK-ESM).  Research will 
be on the representation of the land nitrogen cycle or on land use and 
management, depending on the candidate expertise. In addition, the 
candidate will evaluate and analyse model simulations as part of the 
Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP6). The candidate is expected 
to present his/her work at project meetings and international 
conferences and publish in peer-reviewed journals. This work will be 
carried out as part of the EU/H2020 CRESCENDO project. CRESCENDO 
involves 25 European institutes and includes the seven leading European 
Earth system models.

Applicants will possess a relevant PhD equivalent 
qualification/experience in a related field of study. The successful 
applicant will be a nationally recognised authority in Earth System 
sciences and possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline 
to develop research programmes and methodologies. The successful 
applicant will also be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work 
of others and act as team leader as required. Applicants will need to 
have robust expertise in programming and numerical modelling applied to 
Earth system sciences

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document, please 
click here <http://www.admin.ex.ac.uk/personnel/jobs/R46207.pdf>  or go 
to https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/ and enter R46207 as key word.
Applications must be done via the online website 
(https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/)and must include a cover letter, a CV and 
the details of 3 referees.

For further information please contact Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein, 
e-mail p.friedlingstein at exeter.ac.uk <mailto:p.friedlingstein at exeter.ac.uk>

Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein
University of Exeter
CEMPS, Earth System Science
Laver Building, Room 720
North Park Road
Exeter, EX4 4QE
Phone +44 1392 725279
Mobile +44 777 094 1126

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