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Research Scientist In Monsoon Observations & Modelling (INCOMPASS project)

Job Reference : SRF17668
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 28/04/2017
Live Date : 16/03/2017
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 : 1.00 FTE
Contract Duration : Full-time,Fixed-term for up to 24 months

We are seeking to employ a talented and creative researcher to study detailed monsoon processes in field campaign data and model experiments.  This topic is of fundamental importance to water & food security and infrastructure development planning for more than a billion people in India.

You will join a large consortium project led by the University of Reading and with collaborators at other UK institutes including the Met Office and in India.  You will be responsible for analysing aircraft measurements and other instrumental data from the 2016 INCOMPASS field campaign India, for interrogating high-resolution models with the observational data and publishing the results.

You will have:

  • A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences
  • Experience of analyzing climate model outputs or a diverse range of ungridded observational Data
  • Strong scientific computing skills
  • An understanding of physical processes relating to weather & climate

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Principal Investigator

Contact name:

Dr Andy Turner

Contact phone:

+44 (0)118 378 6019

Contact email:


Interview date to be confirmed

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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