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Job Record #15725
TitleResearch Scientist (High-Resolution Ensemble Numerical Weather)
CategoryJob in Industry
EmployerNational Environment Agency
LocationSingapore, Singapore, Singapore
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, April 07, 2019
The Centre for Climate Research Singapore (CCRS) is the research arm of the 
Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS). Formally launched in 2013, the 
centre has two research branches: Climate Branch and Weather Branch. The 
centre’s focus is on weather and climate research areas of importance to 
Singapore and the wider Southeast Asian region. The centre is well supported 
with a dedicated super-computer. CCRS is expanding its efforts to develop 
state-of-the-art Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) capabilities for 
operational prediction, as well as to become a regional centre of expertise 
in high-resolution NWP research and development. In addition to the in-house 
resources, we also have an extensive collaboration with the UK Met Office 
that is developing a high- resolution tropical forecast system.

We are seeking a highly motivated scientist with a strong background in 
meteorology, mathematics, physics or a related discipline to join the 
weather model development team and be the CCRS lead for the high-resolution 
ensemble NWP. Ideally, the candidate will have experience with ensemble 
prediction systems. The specific job responsibilities of this position will 
- Keeping abreast with the latest international developments in ensemble 
prediction techniques and strategies including data assimilation;
- Carrying out research to improve the quality of ensemble forecasts 
produced by the high-resolution ‘SINGV’ NWP system, for the benefit of 
Singaporean stakeholders;
- Performing diagnosis and verification of ensemble forecasts, in terms of 
relevant high impact weather parameters, e.g. heavy rainfall, wind gusts, 
- Providing scientific/technical advice to other team members on some work 
aspects to improve the effectiveness of the team;
- Presenting results at international meetings and publishing the research 
in peer-reviewed journals.

- PhD in a relevant field such as meteorology, fluid dynamics, mathematics 
or physics;
- Experience with NWP and/or computational fluid dynamics;
- Demonstrate ability to undertake research work both individually and as 
part of a team;
- Proficient in scientific computing;
- Proven record of success as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed 
- Good written and verbal presentation skills;
- Able to supervise and coach less experienced team members in conducting 
research projects (for Senior Research Scientists).

Contact Information:
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NameAmanda Lim
Email ApplicationNo
Address40 Scotts Road, Environment Building #06-00
Record Data:
Last Modified11:11:27, Thursday, March 14, 2019

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