Postdoctoral Position in Computational Climate and Weather Prediction

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Postdoctoral Position in Computational Climate and Weather Prediction at University of Potsdam.

The position is available at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Potsdam (Germany) and is part of collaborative work with the Freie Universit" at Berlin, Imperial College London, and the CWI Amsterdam.

The group has developed novel numerical methods based on Lagrangian and semi-Lagrangian formulations of atmospheric fluid dynamics.

These methods display excellent conservation properties, which are of fundamental importance to long term predictability.

The multi-scale aspect of atmospheric dynamics is treated by a regularization approach jointly developed with the UK Met Office.

The successful applicant will be part of the theoretical and practical development of these methods into a fully three dimensional simulation methodology for atmospheric circulation.

Desirable prerequisites are

  • a PhD in mathematics, physics or meteorology
  • experience with computational fluid dynamics/PDEs
  • knowledge of mathematical concepts in fluid dynamics

    The position (BAT IIa-O equivalent) is initially for 2 year period with the possibility of extension for an additional 2 years.

    Please send your complete application (cover letter, CV, summary of thesis, 2 references) preferably in PDF format to:

    Prof. Dr. Sebastian Reich

    Department of Mathematics

    University of Potsdam

    Am Neuen Palais 10 D-14469 Potsdam Germany

    Phone: +49 331 977 1859

    Closing date for applications: 1st March

    For more information details and scholarship materials, see: Postdoctoral Position in Computational Climate and Weather Prediction
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