Project Scientist C (Air quality modelling and Forecasting) jobs in Pune - Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

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  • 2019-04-05

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The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) is an autonomous research organization fully funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. It is a premier Institute of national and international repute, devoted to research in various aspects of atmospheric sciences with emphasis on tropical meteorology, particularly on the Climate Change and Indian Monsoon.

Essential Qualification and Experience : 1. Masters degree in Meteorology/Physics/Mathematics/ Statistics/Atmospheric Sciences/ Environmental Sciences with at least 60% marks from recognized University / Institute 2. Minimum 3 years’ experience in Dust /Air Quality modelling using regional atmospheric weather-chemistry models.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Ph.D. in any of the above subjects with at least 2 years’ post-doc experience. 2. Experience in FLEXPART (“FLEXible PARTicle dispersion) model 3. Experience in weather /air quality forecasting models (like WRF-Chem model) and global models, preferably in operational mode. 4. Shell scripting and meteorological data analysis tools (like GrADS, FERRET, NCL, NCO, CDO etc). Handling of large volume of data and conversant with data format like NetCDF, HDF, GRIB, GrADS etc 5. Working experience in HPC (high performance computing) system with a knowledge of UNIX/LINUX Operating System.

Job Responsibilities : Scientist has to work in development of Dust modelling and Forecasting capability and involve in improving the skill of air quality operational forecasting.

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About Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology

The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM) is an autonomous research organization fully funded by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi. Applications are invited from bright and motivated young candidates for ENVIS centre purely on temporary basis as per the below mentioned details. The place of work will be IITM, Pune. All selected candidates need to get involved in field activities. Details are as follows:
Qualification : Graduate with at least one year experience in Desk Top Publishing (DTP) consisting of the modules like Coral Draw, Photoshop, PageMaker, Adobe InDesign etc. Good knowledge of computer and website development, designing and internet.
Age Limit as on 1st Jan 2018 : 30 years. Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for physically handicapped persons and as per rule for ex-servicemen.


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