Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)


Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML)

Plymouth, United Kingdom


Closing Date 22/05/2019

Division Science

Description Modeller

Salary £31,509 – £37,281

Full Time – Open Ended Appointment

PML’s internationally recognised marine system modelling group are seeking to employ a talented and creative scientist to work within a dynamic team of modellers with a strong interest in coastal and estuarine high resolution coupled hydrodynamic-biogeochemical models. The successful candidate will work on a range of research projects directly connected to the investigation, evaluation and remediation of impacts of change (climate and anthropogenic ) on the coastal environment in a policy and socially relevant framework.

The successful candidate will use the FVCOM unstructured grid model and a range of biogeochemical models including PML’s ERSEM model on a variety of domains, from the UK shelf to individual UK estuaries and coastal regions as far as Cambodia.

Candidates should have a proven track record in setting up, running and analysing results from coupled hydrodynamic, preferably unstructured grid models. Candidates should have good programming skills (from conceptual design to code development) with skill in python and fortran languages.

 You will have:

A PhD or equivalent experience in physical or mathematical sciences

An understanding of physical processes relating to ocean coastal processes

Experience of analysing output of hydrodynamic models

Good programming skills in Fortran and Python or another appropriate data processing and visualisation language

User to expert knowledge of Linux Environment

Familiarity with High Performance Computing environments

 Other desirable skills:

Experience with Gitlab, HTML programming, GIS systems

If you would like further information please contact
Dr Ricardo Torres on 01752 633 100

Please apply via recruiter’s website.