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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Atmospheric Physics

Applications for this vacancy closed on 12 October 2023 at 12:00PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p></p><div>Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Atmospheric Physics.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>This post is fixed term for 3 years.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Weather and climate predictions are of central importance to users spanning industries, charities, governments, and the public. For users to make cost-effective decisions, we must provide an estimate of uncertainty in the forecast. Arguably the dominant source of uncertainty is due to approximations made when building the model used to make predictions. However, representing model uncertainty is largely an afterthought: current approaches are crude and lack physical foundations. This project will bring model uncertainty to the fore. By seamlessly addressing the problem across weather and climate timescales, we will develop the foundational understanding needed to transform the reliability of Earth-system predictions.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The successful candidate will undertake independent research, and participate in the academic life of the Atmospheric Processes group and the AOPP sub-department.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Applicants should possess, or be close to obtaining, a doctorate in physics, climate science, or a related field.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Previous experience in the field of predictability, uncertainty quantification, stochastic parametrisation, or weather and climate modelling will be an advantage.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>The post-holder will have the opportunity to teach.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Please direct enquiries about the role to Hannah Christensen (hannah.christensen@physics.ox.ac.uk)</div><br> <div>&#160;</div><br> <div>Only applications received before midday 12th October 2023 can be considered. You will be required to upload a brief statement of research interests, CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.</div><br> <div>&#160;</div> </div>
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Department of Physics, Clarendon Laboatory, Parks Road, Oxford
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Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Atmospheric Physics.

 

This post is fixed term for 3 years.

 

Weather and climate predictions are of central importance to users spanning industries, charities, governments, and the public. For users to make cost-effective decisions, we must provide an estimate of uncertainty in the forecast. Arguably the dominant source of uncertainty is due to approximations made when building the model used to make predictions. However, representing model uncertainty is largely an afterthought: current approaches are crude and lack physical foundations. This project will bring model uncertainty to the fore. By seamlessly ...
Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Atmospheric
Physics.





This post is fixed term for 3 years.





Weather and climate predictions are of central importance to users spanning
industries, charities, governments, and the public. For users to make cost-
effective decisions, we must provide an estimate of uncertainty in the
forecast. Arguably the dominant source of uncertainty is due to approximations
made when building the model used to make predictions. However, representing
model uncertainty is largely an afterthought: current approaches are crude and
lack physical foundations. This project will bring model uncertainty to the
fore. By seamlessly addressing ...
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Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Atmospheric Physics
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