Postdoctoral Position in Climatology at CNERM, The Météo-France Campus in Toulouse 

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The Météo-France research institute, CNRM, and CERFACS are recruiting a post-doc scientist.

The task will be the design and analysis of original global atmospheric simulations devoted to the understanding of the reciprocal influence of the West African and South Asian monsoons at the intra-seasonal to seasonal timescales, and of their possible remote impacts particularly on the Mediterranean basin. Salary: 1700 to 2400 Euros net per calendar month, before income tax, according to job experience.

Contract start : negotiable between July and September.

Contract length : 18 months at CNRM, extensible to 30 months (12 months at CERFACS).

Working conditions : office job according to CNRM and CERFACS internal regulations, located on the Météo-France premises in Toulouse.

Equal opportunity : this job is on offer with no restriction on age, sex nor nationality, in accordance with French law.

Required qualifications:

  • Ph.D thesis in atmospheric sciences or equivalent, at the time of selection
  • jury experience in atmospheric numerical modelling
  • communication and team work abilities
  • familiarity with Unix systems or equivalent, and Fortran language
  • good English language level (written and spoken)
  • previous knowledge and experience on West African and/or South Asian monsoon intra-seasonal and/or inter annual variability would be an advantage.
  • The selection of candidates will be based on the above elements, with particular emphasis on scientific competence, publication record, and technical competence.

    Application by e-mail is encouraged. Please send CV, list of publications, letter of intent, two letters of recommendation plus any relevant document, to:

    Hervé Douville
    Météo-France CNRM/GMGEC/UDC
    42 Avenue Coriolis 31057 Toulouse cedex 01

    Send as well as a copy to:

    Christophe Cassou
    42 Avenue Coriolis
    31057 Toulouse


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