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Postdoctoral Research Associate x2
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: JTR00138 - R1

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 03/12/2017

Job live date: 26/10/2017

Salary: £29,799 to £38,833 per annum

Employment type: AR-Research

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Meteorology

Hours Per Week:: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed-term for up to 3 years

We seek talented and imaginative scientists to carry out research on sea level change and ocean heat uptake as projected by global climate models, using novel experiments and diagnostic techniques. We are advertising two posts within the climate programme of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science, each for three years (less if appointed at a high salary in the range), to begin within the next few months, in related projects funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.

You will have:

  • PhD in mathematical or physical science
  • Strong physical insight, analytical ability, creativity and self-motivation
  • Knowledge of and interest in climate change science
  • Research experience involving AOGCM or 3D ocean modelling and analysis of large datasets


Informal contact details

Contact role:

Principal investigator and line manager

Contact name:

Jonathan Gregory

Contact phone:

+44 118 378 5602

Contact email:


Interviews will be held  on the 14 December 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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