Senior Research Computing Associate

Department of Physics, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford

Grade 8: £38,511 - £45,954 p.a.

We are looking for a full-time Senior Research Computing Associate in the Predictability of Weather and Climate group within the sub-department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP).

This post is available as soon as possible and fixed-term until 31 March 2017. There may be the possibility of extension beyond this date.

The position is funded by the European Research Council (ERC) through an Advanced Investigator award to Professor Tim Palmer, to advance the science leading to the development of a prototype probabilistic Earth System Model. The successful applicant's work will build on developments in stochastic parametrisation and inexact computing using the ECMWF IFS weather forecast model and the EC-Earth climate model. The successful applicant is expected to work closely with Professor Palmer and his team providing technical support where needed.

Applicants should have a postgraduate degree in meteorology, computing science or a related field and a strong numerical modelling background.

Please direct informal enquiries about the role to Professor Tim Palmer (T [dot] N [dot] Palmer [at] atm [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk).

Only applications received before 12.00 midday on Wednesday 8 October 2014 can be considered. You will be required to upload a brief statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.

Contact Person : HR team
Vacancy ID : 114967
Closing Date : 08-Oct-2014
Contact Email : personnel [at] physics [dot] ox [dot] ac [dot] uk

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