As our Senior Scientist – Vegetation-Climate Interactions , the key duties are:
Drive forward the work for science projects on vegetation-climate interactions.
Collate and analyse Earth system data from diverse sources, e.g. site observations, satellite products…, to improve understanding and guidance on vegetation-climate interactions.
Develop and maintain software code for data analyses and visualisations.
Develop/maintain strong collaborations with team members and other national and international experts.
Communicate project science to a range of audiences, including scientific meetings or conferences and peer-reviewed publications.
Essential Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
A PhD and research experience in a relevant physical, biological or computational science.
Research experience in Earth system observations and/or modelling, with evidence of working independently to provide high class research outputs under limited supervision, supporting the Met Office’s core value ‘Experts by Nature’.
Excellent scientific computing and programming skills in R, python (or other similar coding language).
Ability to produce clear written scientific communications, including leading scientific papers or customer reports.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver joint goals, supporting the Met Office’s core value ‘We’re Better Together’.
Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Abilities
We encourage you to apply if you believe you meet our essential criteria, but your application will be even stronger if you have:
Experience analysing vegetation or other ecological data, e.g. site observations, ecological models, satellite products.
Evidence of relevant scientific writing, e.g. published papers on vegetation-climate interactions.
Evidence of relevant international collaborations.