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Interns in Climate Data Analysis and Modelling (ref.no. EEWRC_ICDAM_19_01)

Reference Number
EEWRC_ICDAM_19_01
Job Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a non-profit research and educational institution with a strong scientific and technological orientation, emphasizing international collaborations and cross-disciplinary research and post graduate education. CyI, through its established research centers, addresses challenging issues that are important at both the regional and international levels. Many of its research activities are being carried out in partnership with leading institutions in the respective thematic areas.

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) invites applications for Interns who will have the opportunity to gain hands-on working experience through contributing to the activities of the Atmosphere and Climate Division (ACD) of Energy Environment Water Research Center (EEWRC). More specifically, the Interns will utilise available climate data from observations and model output in order to statistically analyse and visualise temperature evolution and extremes at a global and regional scale, with a focus in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) and the Eastern Mediterranean, including Cyprus.

The Internships will be on a full-time basis for a fixed term of 6 months

Responsibilities

The Interns will contribute to the ACD’s regional climate change research by:

  • Collecting observational data of temperature and other climate variables from ground station measurements and other datasets
  • Extracting climate gridded data from global and regional climate model output
  • Statistically analysing and graphically depicting climatic temporal and spatial variations in the MENA region
Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Physical Sciences
  • Specialization in Atmospheric Sciences
  • Experience in Statistical data analysis
  • Experience in Visualisation of geophysical data
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language both verbal and writing

Preferred/Desirable skills/knowledge:

  • Familiarization to Linux operating system

 

Application/Contact

Application

For full consideration, interested applicants should submit their application at The Cyprus Institute JobBoard (http://jobboard.cyi.ac.cy/) based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a letter of interest and a list of two references (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Dr Panos Hadjinicolaou (p.hadjinicolaou@cyi.ac.cy). Please note that applications which do not follow the announcement’s guidelines will not be considered.

Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. 

Reference letters: 2

Contact person: Dr Panos Hadjinicolaou

Reference number: EEWRC_ICDAM_19_01

Starting Date
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Closing Date
Friday, February 15, 2019
Center
Status
Open