Postdoctoral Researcher - Mesoscale to microscale meteorological modelling (R2)

Job Reference

237_19_CASE_ES_R2

Position

Postdoctoral Researcher - Mesoscale to microscale meteorological modelling (R2)

Closing Date

Sunday, 13 October, 2019
Reference: 237_19_CASE_ES_R2
Job title: Postdoctoral Researcher - Mesoscale to microscale meteorological modelling (R2)

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 600 staff from 49 countries.

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Context And Mission

Work on dynamical downscaling of mesoscale meteorological models to microscale (CFD) with application to wind energy.

Key Duties

  • Lead the downscaling tasks in the ENERXICO project (H2020 EU-Mexico project) and assist in other related projects from the CASE Environmental Simulations group, in particular the contract with the company “Iberdrola Renovables”.
  • Provide support to other researchers involved in the project(s).

Requirements

  • Education
    • PhD on physics, mathematics, or meteorology.
  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • High-level of serial (Fortran90 and shell scripting) and parallel programming (MPI).
    • Mesoscale meteorological modelling (WRF).
    • Background in CFD.
  • Additional Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Previous experience with CASE department is highly valuable.
    • Knowledge WRF model configuration.
    • Knowledge of Alya model at user level will be highly valuable.
  • Competences
    • To participate and provide insights into the topic within the department.
    • High level of English.

Conditions

  • The position will be located at BSC within the CASE Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible working hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Duration: Temporary - 18 months renewable
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: 01/10/2019

Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A Cover Letter with a statement of interest in English, including two contacts for further references - Applications without this document will not be considered

  • A full CV in English including contact details


Deadline

The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.

Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.

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