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Job Opportunity: Computational Scientist

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Location: University of Reading, UK 
Closing date: 01/10/2021 
Job live date: 07/09/2021 
Salary: £30,942 to £33,797 per annum 
Department: National Centre for Atmospheric Science 
Division: Meteorology, School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences 
Hours per week: 1.00FTE 
Employment Basis/Type: Full-time, Fixed term 
Interview date: 15/10/2021

We are looking for a research software engineer/computational scientist to provide support to the High Resolution Climate Modelling (HRCM) group through running, maintaining, and troubleshooting state-of-the-art climate simulation workflows. We anticipate that ample opportunity will arise to further develop the associated computational infrastructure to maximize benefits of continual developments in the National HPC environment. 

You will be working with the existing development team at the University of Reading, to exploit modern software engineering tools and practices to develop software for the management and use of supercomputing simulations. 

Role requirements

  • A university degree in a STEM subject (or equivalent) 
  • Python programming 
  • Linux experience 
  • Strong software engineering techniques 
  • An aptitude for working in interdisciplinary research teams 

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Find out more and make your application. To ask any questions, please contact:

Informal contact details
Contact Role: Computational Scientist  
Rosalyn Hatcher 

Alternative informal contact details 
Contact Role: Head of NCAS-CMS 
Grenville Lister