Two-year Research Fellowship


CLIMLIST Mailing Number 18-05-08

Origin: Shayne McGregor <>


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Dear Climlist,



The School of Earth Atmosphere and Environment (SEAE) is pleased to welcome applications from talented and ambitious scientists to fill a two-year research fellowship (Level A) in Atmospheric Science in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. SEAE at Monash has broad interests across the full range of Earth sciences (see



The research project will combine observational analysis and numerical modelling approaches to understand the causes of decadal-scale climate variability in the tropical Pacific Ocean and the influence of such variability on tropical weather and climate extremes. The successful applicant will conduct research focusing on the role of inter-basin interactions in determining the evolution of tropical Pacific decadal variability and how these interactions are mediated by the atmospheric circulation. The research may include idealised and comprehensive modelling of the coupled ocean-atmosphere system and statistical analysis of observed and modelled climate extremes depending on the interests of the successful applicant and the requirements of the project.


Location: Clayton campus


Employment Type: Full-time


Duration: 2 year fixed-term appointment


Remuneration: $66,706 – $90,532 pa Level A (plus 9.5% employer



Job No.: 577262


To be successful you will have:


a PhD

good quantitative skills

expertise in a relevant field such as climate modelling, climate dynamics, physical oceanography, atmospheric science, hydrology, mathematics, etc.




Dr Shayne McGregor, Senior Lecturer (Climate) and ARC Future Fellow, shayne.mcgregor@mon <>


Closing Date


Friday 25 May 2018, 11:55 pm AEST


Full details of the position, SEAE and Monash University can be found at:







Shayne McGregor

Senior Lecturer (Climate)

ARC Future Fellow

School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

9 Rainforest Walk

Monash University

Clayton, Victoria,

Australia, 3800



To apply for this job please visit mon.