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Post – Doc or Jr Scientist on Ocean Wave Modelling


Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change CMCC


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Lecce, Italy    Bologna, Italy    

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Application Deadline

June 15, 2024

The CMCC Foundation is a scientific research center on climate change and its interactions with the environment, society, the world of business, and policymakers.

Our work aims to stimulate sustainable growth, protect the environment, and develop strategies for the adaptation and mitigation of climate change.

Our Institute for Earth System Predictions (IESP) is hiring a talented, motivated, and proactive Post-Doc or Junior Scientist to work in the Global Coastal Ocean division in the framework of the EDITO-ModelLab and FOCCUS projects.

The position is open for an Ocean Wave Modeller to join our dynamic team and contribute to cutting-edge research in wave modelling at both global and coastal scales.

Special Requirements
We are seeking candidates with a strong background in wave modelling and coastal nearshore processes. Proficiency in programming languages and experience with processing and interpreting simulation-based and observational datasets are essential for success in this role. PhD or equivalent experience in Physical Oceanography, Coastal Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics, or other scientific disciplines dealing with numerical modelling (e.g. Physics, Mathematics); Experience in developments and implementations of ocean wave models; Knowledge of coastal processes and high-resolution modelling, preferably based on unstructured mesh; Good knowledge and skills in programming language, preferably Python and Fortran/C; Knowledge of UNIX/Linux operating systems and script languages (i.e. *nix shell); Knowledge of parallel programming on HPC architectures; Fluency in English; Experience in ensemble forecasting is not mandatory but will be a plus Knowledge of general ocean circulation models is a plus and will be positively evaluated.

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