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Postdoctoral Research Assistant Data Assimilation

Job Reference : SRF19355
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 03/07/2017
Live Date : 02/06/2017
Salary : £29,301 to £38,183 per annum
Employment Type : AR-Research
School / Function : School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences
Department : Meteorology
Hours Per week : 1.00FTE
Contract Duration : Full-time,Fixed-term

The post will be part of a team of 7 scientists working on the European Research Council Advanced Investigator Grant CUNDA, that will develop and combine causality and nonlinear data assimilation to infer cause and effect relation in the highly turbulent ocean area around South Africa. Specifically, the post will be responsible for developing the nonlinear data-assimilation method further so that it can be applied to such a high-dimensional and complex system.

You will have:

  • Drive the development of the particle filter method further.
  • Assist programmer to code the method into the data-assimilation framework EMPIRE.
  • Assist with the data-assimilation experiments and the analysis of the results.
  • Be an active and productive member of a strong team aiming to deliver the best possible science
  • Publish high-quality papers in high-quality journals

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Supervisor

Contact name:

Prof P.J. van Leeuwen

Contact phone:

0118 3785578

Contact email:

p.j.vanleeuwen@reading.ac.uk

Interviews to take place 7-14 July 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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