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Scientific Programmer
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF28972

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 19/06/2019

Job live date: 21/05/2019

Salary: £30,395 to £39,609 per annum

Employment type: AR-Research

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Meteorology

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time,Fixed-term up to 25 months

The post will be part of a team of  scientists working on the European Research Council (ERC)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 numerical work.

You will:
•    Assist with running the ocean models
•    Assist with coupling ocean models and atmospheric models to the data-assimilation framework PDAF 
•    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:

Peter Jan van Leeuwen

Contact email:


Interviews will be held on 26 June 2019

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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