Post-doctoral position

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Post-doctoral position at the Department of Meteorology. Reference number SU 619-1665-11. Deadline for applications: August 8, 2011.Original announcement at Stockholm University.

Project description
The successful candidate will work on a software framework around a single-column model (SCM) version of a global climate model, the EC-Earth (ecearth.knmi.nl). 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 creating a database for observational data as well as a web-interface for running the SCM simultaneously at many locations and statistically evaluating the results.
The position is financed through the Strategic Research Initiative in e-science (www.e-science.se) and will be placed at the Department of Meteorology (www.misu.su.se) and will take part in the Bert Bolin Centre for Climate Research (www.bbcc.su.se).
The applicant should have a PhD in Scientific computing, Meteorology or Atmospheric Science or similar qualifications.
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.
Information
For more information, contact Professor Gunilla Svensson, gunilla@misu.su.se, 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.
Application
The application shall include a CV and a short project planning.
The application, quoting the reference number SU 619-1665-11, should arrive no later than August 8, 2011, by e-mail to: registrator@su.se (one PDF attachment with max. 2 MB only including all documents)
or by regular post to:
Stockholm University
Registrar/PÄ
SE-106 91  STOCKHOLM
SWEDEN