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2 Researchers - Hydrology

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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 18/04/2011
Company Name SMHI
Contact Name Registrator
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Directory Entry : Environmental and Climate Change Jobs woth SMHI. SMHI is a government agency under the Environment and Energy Department with the mission to be an expert authority on meteorology, hydrology, oceanography and climatology.
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Description

SMHI’s Research and Development department consists of around 80 employees who work with both internally and externally financed projects. The main purpose of our research and development projects is to develop and pass on new methods to SMHI’s operational divisions. 

We offer a flexible working environment with a focus on personal responsibility and professional personal development. It is for this reason that SMHI has been awarded Sweden’s best employer three years in a row. 

The unit for Hydrological Research works in Sweden, Europe and worldwide with developing forecast and scenario tools for water and waterborne nutrients, describing the hydrological consequences of climate change as well as developing better tools for modelling of water quality and nutrient transport in waterways. 

Among other things, the work done here is used to improve forecasting for hydrological (flood) warning services and the hydropower industry and to make decisions regarding remedial measures to achieve good environmental status in rivers, lakes and the ocean. 

We are now looking to employ 2 new hydrological scientists in permanent positions at our Norrköping office starting 1 September 2011 or earlier. 

Your profile

We are looking for goal oriented colleagues, passionate about their work, who can work both independently and with others. You should be a good communicator, in both spoken and written English and you should be willing and able to learn Swedish (to use Swedish language in everyday office communication) within 1 year of starting the position. 

Your background should include tertiary level studies in hydrology and other relevant subjects including hydraulics, soil or river chemistry, limnology or agricultural science. It is an advantage if you have research and scientific publication experience, i.e. a doctoral degree, or experience in project management, programming, statistics, dynamic modelling, or GIS. 


Information and application

Both positions are permanent positions. 

For further information please contact the Head of the hydrological Research Unit, Berit Arheimer, phone +46 11-495 8260 (berit.arheimer@smhi.se) , or Arne Andersson, Human Resources (arne.andersson@smhi.se). Union representatives are Lennart Robertson, SACO (lennart.robertson@smhi.se) and Barry Broman, ST (barry.broman@smhi.se). They can also be reached on phone +46 11-4958000. 

Please submit your application together with refence number 578 to SMHI, SE-601 76 Norrköping, Sweden, or by e-mail to registrator@smhi.se, not later than 18 april 2011

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