ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Genoa
RESEARCH FIELDEnvironmental science › Earth science
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE09/12/2019 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONItaly › Genoa
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
OFFER STARTING DATE01/02/2020
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / ERC
A 2-year postdoc position at the University of Genoa (Italy) is open in "Meteorological radar, lidar and satellite data processing for thunderstorm classification and analysis".
According to Task B and F of WP1 "Thunderstorm detection" and WP2 "Thunderstorm analysis" of the European Project THUNDERR (www.thunderr.eu), the candidate is asked to develop an automated procedure for thunderstorm detection in the Ligurian Sea based on meteorological radar, lidar and/or satellite data and images recorded since 2018. The database of thunderstorm events detected through this procedure, cross-checked with other available meteorological data (e.g. reanalyses, ligthning strikes, ground station measurements), will be used to classify the weather scenarios in which thunderstorms occur and to study the geometrical and kinematic characteristics of their downdraft outflows (downbursts).
Candidates shall send their CV, publications, academic grades certificate and reference letters through this website https://concorsi.unige.it/home/procedure/2129
The recruitment process will be closed on 9 December 2019 at 12.00 p.m. Italian time
For any additional information or help in the application process please contact Prof. Massimiliano Burlando via email at email@example.com
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELEngineering: Master Degree or equivalentEnvironmental science: Master Degree or equivalentPhysics: Master Degree or equivalentMathematics: Master Degree or equivalentGeosciences: Master Degree or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
Knowledge of atmospheric physics and/or wind engineering
Experience in meteorological data analysis
Basic knowledge of Linux and coding (preferentially Matlab or Python)
EURAXESS offer ID: 462094
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