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Computational Scientist

Job Reference : SRF19337
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 assisting other team members with their numerical work.

You will have:

  • Assist with running the ocean models
  • Assist with coupling the ocean model to the data-assimilation framework EMPIRE
  • Assist with programming model-observation interfaces (observation operators) and other observations related coding work.
  • Assist with developing efficient codes for causality measure tools.
  • Be an active and productive member of a strong team aiming to deliver the best possible science
  • Be part of high-quality papers in high-quality journals

Informal contact details

Contact role:


Contact name:

Prof P.J. van Leeuwen

Contact phone:

0118 3785578

Contact email:

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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