Manager, Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis
Directs and manages the research programs and financial and human resources of the Climate Modelling and Analysis section consisting of scientists, visiting fellows, technical, professional, and support staff. Main research fields include the development and evaluation of global and regional climate models and seasonal forecast modelling systems, and the application of such models to understand the climate system, the influence of human activities on the climate system, and development of climate scenarios. This research informs climate change adaptation and mitigation decisions. The incumbent will: direct research programs of international calibre to create and advance knowledge in the area of climate model development and use to address questions related to climate change adaptation and mitigation in Canada and globally, including an understanding of the causes of changes; manage section’s financial and human resources; advise Environment and Climate Change Canada senior management on the relevance or implications of new research results; develop and maintain effective national and international research partnerships; provide the climate prediction and scenarios information: provide climate science advice relevant to policy and regulatory interests, and have some opportunity to conduct own research on climate change and variability within the scope of the section’s mandate.