University of Exeter, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences wishes to recruit an Associate Research Fellow/Research Fellow to support the work of Prof. Pierre Friedlingstein within the EU/FP7 funded PAGE21.
The position is available immediately for 12 months. The post will include development of permafrost dynamics in JULES, the land surface model of the Hadley Centre ESM. The task will involve process level development, evaluation and future climate projections in order to assess the vulnerability of permafrost.
Applicants will possess a relevant PhD and be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in the discipline and of research methods and techniques to work within established research programmes. At Research Fellow level, the successful applicant will be a nationally recognized authority in climate or land surface modelling and be able to develop research programmes and methodologies.
The successful applicant will also be able to work collaboratively, supervise the work of others and act as team leader as required.
The successful applicant will be able to present information on research progress and outcomes, communicate complex information, orally, in writing and electronically and prepare proposals and applications to external bodies.
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