[ES_JOBS_NET] Senior Research Assistant in Air Quality Modelling and Forecasting, Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research (CAIR), UK

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Oct 31 15:06:15 MDT 2016

*Senior Research Assistant in Air Quality Modelling and Forecasting*

*School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics*

*Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research (CAIR)*

UH6 £26,829 – £28,452 pa

FTE: This is a full time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 fte)

Duration of Contract: Fixed term post for 18 months with possibility of 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated scientist to 
contribute to ongoing national and international projects on air quality 
forecasting and analysis of atmospheric processes that influence air 
quality and atmospheric composition on multiple scales. While this post 
is initially available for 18 months, we will expect to continue the 
post depending on availability of funding.

You must have a good first degree in a relevant science subject (e.g. 
Physics, Mathematics or Meteorology) and a PhD in a topic related to 
atmospheric process modelling including a theoretical understanding of 
boundary layer physics, dynamics and transformation processes. You will 
have strong experience in the development and/or use of advanced 
atmospheric models (e.g. WRF-CMAQ or WRF-Chem). You may also have some 
experience in the use of laboratory and field observations for 
atmospheric process analysis or use of modelling for investigating 
interactions between atmospheric composition and climate. In addition to 
having excellent communication skills, you will have a strong commitment 
to publishing papers in high quality journals.

The School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics takes pride in the 
diversity of its staff, and is a Practitioner in the IOP’s Project Juno, 
as well as holding Athena SWAN Bronze award. We encourage applications 
from all suitably qualified individuals irrespective of gender or 
membership of minorities.

*Additional information:*Please include your full CV (with contact 
details of three referees)

Contact details/Informal enquiries: Please contact Professor Ranjeet S 
Sokhi, Centre for Atmospheric and Instrumentation Research (CAIR),

Tel: 01707 284520, Email:r.s.sokhi at herts.ac.uk 
<mailto:r.s.sokhi at herts.ac.uk>

*For further information please visit:*

For information on CAIR activities 

Information on the School can be found at

The University offers a range of benefits including a final salary 
pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, 
discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous 
annual leave.

*How to apply:*The online application form is available from our HR 
website athttp://www.herts.ac.uk/jobs- go to Research vacancies where 
you will find further details on the post. The completed application 
form accompanied by a full CV and personal statement addressing the 
applicant’s suitability for the post with reference to the Person 
Specification, Job Description and Further Particulars should be 
submitted online.

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