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Climate Change Modeling Scientists

Location: 
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai, UAE
Report To: 
Section Head - Climate Modeling and Adaptation
Job Number: 
ICBADRI-CCMS-2016-001
Posting Date: 
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Job Summary: 
Undertake many different forms of modeling and analysis of climate change with a particular focus on developing insight on the impacts on water resources and use and agricultural production.
Job Responsibilities: 
  • Downscale and analyze to regional and country level using WRF, General Circulation Models (GCMs) data
  • Analyze statistically extreme events, particularly droughts and their causes and impacts on water resources and agricultural production
  • Develop high resolution atmospheric parameter data for inputs to water and crop models
  • Analyze historical and develop future atmospheric data to support drought monitoring and early warning systems
  • Prepare research papers to submit to peer-reviewed journals
  • Prepare and deliver conference papers
  • Additional activities to support ICBA’s mission in climate change modeling and adaptation work
Qualifications and Experience: 
  • Doctorate degree in related field
  • Expertise with advanced statistical concepts for analyzing long memory behavior in climate time series
  • Main required programming languages are Fortan, Linux, and Python
  • International work experience
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

 Other Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of statistics and database management

Applicants are kindly requested to send an updated cover letter and C.V combined in one PDF file along with two names as references to:

Human Resources
ICBA
P.O. Box 14660
Dubai- UAE
Fax: +9714 3361149
Email: hr@biosaline.org.ae