Computational Modelling Group

Environmental e-Researcher

Apply by
22nd October 2010
Climate, e-Research
Petrina Butler

Environmental e-Researcher

University of Reading - Reading e-Science Centre

Start date: As soon as possible

Closing date: 22 October 2010

Interview date: 10 November 2010

Reference number: RS10049

Post type: full-time, fixed-term

Pay grade: 6

Payscale: £27,319 to £32,620 per annum

Salary notes: Full time-Fixed term for three years

We need an imaginative and talented researcher to develop innovative computing techniques in support of cutting-edge research in climate science, Earth observation and other areas of environmental science.

You will be either an environmental scientist with a strong interest in computing or a computer scientist or software engineer with a strong interest in environmental science. You will need to be able to work individually and in small teams and to be able to communicate with colleagues from different disciplines.

You will have:

  • good computer programming skills
  • good written and oral communication skills
  • a good honours degree in a numerate discipline
  • an outgoing and proactive disposition
  • a strong interest in environmental science and the wider relevance of the work involved in this post

This post will offer many opportunities for career development through collaborations with academic partners, industry and government agencies

Informal contact details

Contact role: Technical Director

Contact name: Dr Jon Blower

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 378 5213

Contact email:

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Director

Contact name: Professor Keith Haines

Contact email:

Formal contact details:

Further information and application forms are available at or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).