[Blueboard] FOR IMMEDIATE HIRING

salve at observatory.ph salve at observatory.ph
Wed Mar 20 14:09:24 PHT 2013


Company Name:  MANILA OBSERVATORY

Company Profile:  The Manila Observatory (MO) is a scientific research  
institution established in 1865, by the Jesuit mission in the  
Philippines.  By then, it was already engaged in pre-disaster science  
doing atmospheric studies, weather and earthquake observations until  
it became the official institution for weather forecasting and later,  
the Philippine Weather Bureau.  At the turn of the 21st century, the  
Institute finds itself addressing new challenges on the global concern  
for environment and development.  With a continuing focus on  
pre-disaster science that impacts directly on man?s well-being, MO  
undertakes research in the areas of climate change, urban air quality,  
and disaster risk reduction and management.

Project Title:  GIS-BASED CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILITY AND ADAPTATION (V & A)
                          AND RISK ASSESSMENTS FOR METRO CEBU

Job Position:	RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Job Description:

The Research Assistant will do the following tasks, with special focus  
on Metro Cebu:

Set up, execute, and debug regional climate models
Downscale results from global climate models into higher resolutions  
and perform statistical validation and uncertainty analyses
Perform climate simulations using regional climate models to  
investigate potential changes in climate and weather extremes in the  
future.
Process and analyze regional climate modeling results, and climate and  
weather data for climate, extremes, variability and change risk  
assessment analysis.
Participate in activities in the Observatory including MO seminars,  
exhibits, and others
Participate in scientific conferences, generate technical and  
scientific presentations, posters and reports

Competencies, Skills and Qualifications:

College graduate in the fields of natural science or engineering with  
strong physics and math background
Good technical, computational and analytical skills
Experience in computer programming (e.g. FORTRAN OR C), code  
development and modification
Familiar with Linux/Unix operating system
Good oral and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills and a team worker
Keen interest in environment, weather, and climate

Interested candidates are invited to personally submit a letter of  
application with resume, transcript of records and recent passport  
size photograph on or before 10 April 2013 at the Human Resource  
Office, Manila Observatory, Ateneo de Manila Campus, Loyola Heights,  
Quezon City. Or you may also get in touch with us through e-mail  
address: hr at observatory.ph and at  telephone nos.426-5921 to 23.

For more information about the company, you can visit our website:   
www.observatory.ph



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