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18-Month Postdoctoral Fellowship at CNRM in Toulouse, France, 2018

National Center for Meteorological Research (CNRM) is inviting applications for an 18-month postdoctoral position starting in February 2018 in Toulouse, France. International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

The main objective is to contribute to the 1st work package focusing on the development of advanced diagnostics to be used to constrain weather and climate models.

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The National Center for Meteorological Research (CNRM) is a Joint Research Unit (UMR 3589) formed by CNRS and Météo-France. The CNRM carries out the main research activities and coordinates all the R & D actions of the French Public Administration, Météo-France, National Meteorological, and Climate Service. Its research activities are mainly carried out on the sites of Toulouse and Grenoble of Météo-France.

Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the climate research group of the CNRM in Toulouse (France) to work on the following subject: “Development and application of process-based and teleconnection diagnostics to assess the ability of climate models to simulate the mid-latitude atmospheric dynamics and teleconnections”.

Award: The net salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, ranging from 2800€ to 3300€ after most of the taxes and health insurance premiums have been deducted.

Number of Awards: Not Known

The award can be taken in France

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the fellowship:

  • A PhD in atmospheric sciences or an engineering diploma obtained before the date of the application.
  • Experience with mid-latitude atmospheric dynamics and teleconnections.
  • Strong programming skills in post-processing and visualization software (e.g., CDO, NCL, R), as well as experience in handling large data sets.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills and an ability to effectively communicate results of scientific research in APPLICATE meetings and international workshops.

Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have a PhD in atmospheric sciences or an engineering diploma obtained before the date of the application.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have Strong communication and organizational skills.

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How to Apply: For full consideration, an application letter including a detailed statement of research interest, along with a curriculum vitae (including research experience, publications and conferences, programming skills and different language practises) and the names, telephone and email address of 2 referees should be sent by email before October 31st 2017 to herve.douville-at-meteo.fr and julien.cattiaux-at-meteo.fr.

Application Deadline: The deadline for application is October 31, 2017.

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