Research Fellow In Extreme Rainfall

at University of Melbourne

School of Earth Sciences

Faculty of Science

Salary: $69,148 - $93,830 p.a. or pro-rata for part time (Level A PhD entry level $87,415 p.a. or pro-rata) plus 9.5% superannuation

We invite applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship focused on high-resolution modelling of extreme rainfall events. We seek a highly qualified and motivated candidate with experience in numerical modelling, cloud processes, and mesoscale atmospheric dynamics. The appointee will use convection-permitting and cloud-resolving simulations to examine rainfall extremes associated with organized convection. They will use an approach that combines high-resolution modelling and radar observations, with the primary goals of evaluating and improving the models and increasing our understanding of the key processes that govern local rainfall extremes.

This position is located within The University of Melbourne's School of Earth Sciences under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Todd Lane, and sits within the extreme rainfall research program of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. This program cuts across multiple institutions and the appointee will actively collaborate with the other investigators, research staff and students affiliated with the program and Centre. We anticipate commencement of the appointment late 2017, but earlier or later start dates will be considered on request. Candidates seeking flexible or part-time work arrangements are encouraged to apply.

Close date: 15 Jun 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

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