Job reference:BAS 28/17

Contract type:Full Time

Duration:Fixed Term Appointment (18 Months)

Salary:In the range of £28,200 and £30,600 per annum

Benefits:We offer generous benefits

Team:Polar Oceans team


Closing date:30 April, 2017 11:59 pm



The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is looking for an Ocean Modeller (NEMO) to join our Polar Oceans/Shelf Seas Team. In this position, the successful candidate will be developing, testing, running and evaluating a regional ocean model of the Weddell Sea, including the ice shelves. The successful candidate will be using standard model settings and updated bathymetry and will produce a hindcase of ice shelf melt rates through the era of the atmospheric reanalyses. The candidate will also be evaluating the hindcast, adjusting model settings to optimise the regional configuration and evaluating the impact.

To be successful in this role, you must have practical experience in the development and running of numerical models of ocean circulation, experience in numerical solution of partial differential equations and have experience on both Unix and PC-based systems and knowledge of Fortran.

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