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Job Offer: Postdoc Reliable Estimation of Extreme Wind Gusts Using Machine Learning.

Are you interested in the state-of-the-art deep learning tools (e.g., convolutional neural networks)? Are you iterested in extreme wind gusts? Then maybe a postdoc position at the Delft University of Technology is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 15 November 2021!

main topics:

Utilization of the state-of-the-art deep learning tools (e.g., convolutional neural networks) in conjunction with high-resolution weather radar data for reliable estimation of extreme wind gusts.

Development of a decision tree-based model (e.g., XGBoost, CatBoost) to estimate the impact of extreme wind gusts events on wind turbine structural loads.

place: Delft, Netherlands

qualification required: Ph.D. degree in computer science, engineering, or related disciplines, strong working knowledge of various machine learning frameworks.

application deadline: 15 November 2021

contact person: Dr. Sukanta Basu, Associate Professor, Department of Geosciences and Remote Sensing, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, TU-Delft (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Job Offer: Scientific Technical Assistant for Cloud In-Situ Ice Nucleation Monitoring Network

 

Are you interested in ice nucleation in clouds? Are you interested in experimental work and maintenance of experimental equipment? Then maybe a position at ETH Zurich is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the call is open from October 2021!

main tasks:

Research instrument installation, maintenance, calibration and repair of ice nucleation particle counters at two field sites in Switzerland (Payerne and Jungfraujoch).

Laboratory experiments with ice nucleating chambers to develop calibration protocols and standard operation procedures.

Monitoring data quality control and assurance, correcting for interferences in data. Routine data analysis and responsible for disseminating data to the scientific community for use in research.

place: Zurich, Switzerland

qualification required:  A Masters in Science or equivalent experience in a technical or natural science field. Experience in working with aerosol instruments in a laboratory and field setting. Technical skills in the laboratory to deal with communication between hardware and software.

application open: from October 2021

contact person:  Dr. Zamin A. Kanji, Tel +41 44 633 6161 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Offer: Research Scientist in air quality forecasting

 

Are you interested in air quality forecasting with the CHIMERE model in the framework of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service? Are you interested in  an evaluation of the performances of air quality models against observations? Then maybe the position in INERIS is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the call is open from October 2021!

main topics:

Detailed evaluation of the performances of air quality models against observations ranging from regulatory monitoring networks, research supersites, low cost sensors and satellites.

Analysing the sensitivity of model response depending on configuration and physico-chemical parameterisations.

Development of post-processing algorithms including data fusion and assimilation as well as machine learning and surrogate modelling.

place: French National Institute for Industrial Environment and Risks (INERIS)

qualification required: Master of Science or a PhD related to atmospheric chemistry and physics or data science applied to environmental issues.

Position open from October 2021

Contact person: Dr. Augustin COLETTE, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Offer: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Urban Climate Modelling

Are you expert in multi-scale urban climate modelling? Are you interested in being a part of the ERC-Synergy project urbisphere? Then maybe the position in University Reading is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 7 November 2021!

main topics:

Conduct the urban climate modelling in cities (e.g. Colombo, London, Berlin, Paris) using urban land surface models (e.g. SUEWS, MORUSES) offline and online (e.g., WRF-SUEWS, UM, IFS).

Develop GIS overheating risk/mitigation potential maps (e.g. Colombo) to be used by local government and professional bodies.

Contribute to the development of improvements to urban canopy model schemes considering momentum, radiation, anthropogenic heat, moisture and other scalars.

place: Reading UK

qualification required: PhD in a relevant discipline (meteorology, physical geography, engineering, construction, physics etc), Excellent computing and data management skills, Familiar with running WRF/UM /IFS and/or other equivalent.

Application deadline: 7 November 2021

Contact person: Prof Sue Grimmond, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.