3 post-doctoral research scientist positions
We are pleased to announce the availability of 3 post-doctoral research
scientist positions in the STMULATE project of the Weather & Climate
Science for Services Partnership (WCSSP) India.
We are seeking 3 talented and creative researchers to study
teleconnections to seasonal variability of the Indian summer monsoon in
global climate models of the Met Office and the latest observations.
The monsoon supplies 80% of annual rainfall to India and understanding
any variations is vital to society, yet the models used to predict and
forecast the monsoon on a variety of time scales suffer from major
errors, and the mechanisms connecting modes of climate variability to
the monsoon via teleconnections are not well understood.
You will join the STIMULATE (Seasonal Teleconnections to the Indian
Monsoon: Understanding the Large-scale Atmospheric Tropical Environment)
consortium project. STIMULATE is led by the National Centre for
Atmospheric Science (NCAS) at University of Reading with University of
East Anglia, University of Edinburgh and University of Leeds.
Postdoctoral positions of up to 19 months are available to start in
September or as soon as possible thereafter at each of:
-University of Reading –
<https://jobs.reading.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=5289/> – in the
atmospheric dynamics and mechanisms of teleconnections to the Indian
monsoon (closes 25 August);
-University of Leeds –
<https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/vacancy.aspx?ref=ENVEE1352/> – in scale
interactions governing the local response to teleconnections over India
(closes 6 September);
-University of East Anglia –
<https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BUC210/senior-research-associate/> – in how
ocean processes govern seasonal variations of the Indian monsoon (closes
You will also collaborate with an existing postdoctoral research
scientist at University of Edinburgh.
Please apply as soon as possible on the links above.
Background on the WCSSP India programme administered at the Met Office
can be found at:
Dr Andy Turner, STIMULATE PI [on behalf of Jennifer Fletcher/John
Marsham (Leeds), Ben Webber/Manoj Joshi (UEA), Massimo Bollasina
(Edinburgh) and Nick Klingaman/Kevin Hodges (Reading)]