We are seeking to employ a talented researcher to study European storms in the WINDSURFER project. WINDSURFER is bringing together eight leading research institutions across Europe to co-develop new methods, tools and assessments of extreme wind and wave risk with a focus on the Insurance, Forestry and Energy sectors. The position will be involved in WP2 and WP3 of WINDSURFER, and in particular the evaluation and assessment of the impact of climate change on European storminess in the CMIP6 climate models. Effective collaboration with other partners within WINDSURFER will be required.

 You will have or shortly be expected to achieve:

-        A PhD or equivalent in physical or mathematical sciences
-        Experience of analysing or running climate models
-        Strong scientific computing skills
-        An understanding of physical climate processes


Job reference: SRF30082

Location: Department of Meteorology, University of Reading, UK

Closing date: 12/09/2019

Salary: £30,395 to £39,609 per annum

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: National Centre for Atmospheric Science

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Full-time,Fixed-term until 14 September 2020


 Informal contact details

Contact role:    Principal Investigator

Contact name:  Prof Len Shaffrey

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 5193

Contact email: l.c.shaffrey@reading.ac.uk


Interviews will be held on 16 September 2019

For further details and to apply, please go to:  https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=5371