|Date||Fri, 04 Mar 2011 12:01:13 +0100|
The Meteorological Institute at the Rheinische Friedrich‐Wilhelms‐Universität Bonn and the Institute for Geophysics und Meteorology at the University of Cologne invite applications for 4 PhD Graduate Research Assistantships The joint project Retrospective Analysis of Regional Climate for Use in Climate Change Analysis (Phase I: German Reanalysis Project) funded by the Hans Ertel Centre for Weather Research programme offers the following PhD positions: 1. Disaggregation of precipitation data for regional reanalyses (1PhD Bonn) 2. Transfer functions for near surface temperatures for regional reanalyses (1PhD Bonn) 3. Verification of regional reanalyses by various remote sensing data (1 PhD Cologne) 4. Potential of microwave radiances for evaluation and data assimilation (1PhD Cologne) Applicants should have a Master of Science equivalent university degree in meteorology, geophysics, physics or mathematics. Experience in numerical weather prediction, data assimilation, spatial statistical modeling, forecast verification or/and satellite data analysis is highly welcome. In addition, programming experience in Fortran90, C and/or R Statistical Programming Language and familiarity with UNIX or Linux operating systems is highly desirable. Interested candidates should send a complete application package (CV; cover letter describing background, training and research interests; certificates; contact information of two references) as a single PDF to Christian Ohlwein und Petra Friederichs (herz@uni‐bonn.de) for position (1) and (2), and to Susanne Crewell (email@example.com‐koeln.de) for positions (3) and (4). Each position (50% TV‐L E13) is awarded for at least 3 years. For more details see www.herz.uni-bonn.de
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