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Post-doctoral position in meteorology at the Department of Meteorology. Reference number SU 619-1666-11. Deadline for applications: August 8, 2011.
Project description
The successful candidate will work on developing an efficient single-column model (SCM) version of EC-Earth ( A SCM is a column of the global model that can run on its own but with exactly the same parameterizations that are used in the global model. The project will involve compiling relevant observational data for evaluation of the EC-Earth system using the SCM framework and will also organize a model inter-comparisons within the GEWEX GABLS/GLASS framework.
The position is financed through the Strategic Research Initiative in e-science ( and will be placed at the Department of Meteorology ( and will take part in the Bert Bolin Centre for Climate Research (
The applicant should have a PhD in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science, or similar qualifications, and preferably have an experience in analyzing climate simulations.
Assessment criteria
In the appointment process special weight will be given to scientific proficiency.
Conditions of employment
The position is full time for a maximum of two years.
For more information, contact Professor Gunilla Svensson,, telephone +46-(0)70-255 54 71.
Union representatives
Bo Ekengren (SACO) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone
+46-(0)8-16 2000 (switch board), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), telephone +46-(0)70-316 43 41.
The application shall include a CV and a short project planning.
The application, quoting the reference number SU 619-1666-11, should arrive no later than August 8, 2011,
by e-mail to: (one PDF attachment with max. 2 MB only including all documents)
or by regular post to:
Stockholm University