Job Opportunity: Computational Scientist
Join a highly-regarded team of computational scientists to help deliver world-leading climate and Earth-System science. Work with state-of-the-art data analysis codes and on the infrastructure that supports the global climate change research effort.
NCAS-CMS (http://cms.ncas.ac.uk) provides computational modelling services to the UK Climate and Weather research communities, spanning all areas of the modelling workflow from computational resource allocation and management, to running complex climate simulations, to handling data storage and analysis. We develop software in-house and are responsible for installing and maintaining world-leading climate modelling systems on the UK’s most powerful high-performance computers.
The post holder will join NCAS-CMS to work developing and optimising software libraries used for data analysis and metadata archiving, and developing community standards in support of international climate modelling efforts for which NCAS-CMS is a major contributor.
The post is full time for a fixed term up to 36 months.
You will have:
- A first degree with a strong numerical or computational component.
- Knowledge of modern software development and software engineering practices.
- Python programming.
- Working in a Linux/Unix environment.
- Desire to overcome technical challenges and improve existing systems.https://www.ukri.org/about-us/our-councils/
Informal contact details
Contact role: Line manager
Contact name: David Hassell
Contact phone: 0118 378 5183
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: Co-supervisor
Contact name: Grenville Lister
Contact phone: 0118 378 7995
Interview date to be confirmed. More information and to apply