The James Hutton Institute is an international research centre based in Scotland. The work we do is right at the top of the global science agenda and involves tackling some of the world’s most challenging problems including the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security. We are seeking to recruit two new positions to join colleagues within our science theme: Managing Catchments and Coast. This represents an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic group of interdisciplinary scientists tackling some of the major issues facing water resources in the UK and beyond.
You will be working under the direction of the Catchment Modeller and the wider team, this post will be responsible for developing models for application to water quality and quantity. Typical examples include modifying and developing water balance or nutrient delivery models with a view to furthering understanding and benefiting policy. We are seeking a Modeller with the ability to upscale data from research scale activities to catchments and national scales and with knowledge of web-interfacing, statistics and data management. Our ideal candidate will already be established as a model developer, with strong programing abilities, underpinned by sound mathematical, statistical and programming skills.
This post will be based at our site in Aberdeen; there may be a requirement to travel between our sites (Aberdeen and Dundee) and research platforms. All individuals wishing to work within the UK must be entitled to do so before they can be employed.
Further information is available from www.hutton.ac.uk/careers or, for informal enquires, contact Dr Marc Stutter(email firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV (including the names and addresses of 3 referees, one of which must be your current or most recent employer) by e-mail to email@example.com or by post to HR Office Aberdeen, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, AB15 8QH by 22 January 2016.
Please quote reference number Hutton-56-15 in all correspondence.
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