Understanding the predictability of marine heatwaves

Closing Date

30th June 2020*

Applicants should contact the primary supervisor, and submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Application as soon as possible.

*unless filled earlier

The Research Project

This project seeks to investigate both the potential and actual predictability of marine heatwaves. This project aligns with the goals of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes.

Eligibility
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours (first class or equivalent)
  • Background research in marine heatwaves; experience with coding in MATLAB or python; experience handling climate data in a Linux environment; demonstrably strong quantitative skills (mathematics and physics background)

See the following web page for entry requirements: www.utas.edu.au/research/degrees/what-is-a-research-degree

Assessment Criteria

Applicants will be assessed and ranked according to the quality of their basis for entry research degree and institution, prior peer reviewed publications, academic awards, project-specific skills, training or relevant industry experience, referee's reports and supervisory support.

Application Process

Applicants who require more information or are interested in this specific project should first contact the listed Supervisor. Information and guidance on the application process can be found on the Apply Now website.

Information about scholarships is available on the Scholarships webpage.

More Information

Please contact, Neil Holbrook for further information.