[Met-jobs] Post-doctoral position in regional climate modelling
The Chair of
Environmental Meteorology of the Faculty Environmental Sciences
and Process Engineering of the Brandenburg University of
Technology (BTU) Cottbus invites applications for a vacant
position in the field of Regional Climate Modelling as
Fixed-term contract until 31.07.2013; fulltime employment;
salary according to TV-L level E 13
Application reference number: 15/11
Duties and Responsibilities: The announced position is part of a
coordination and research project on regional climate modelling
funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
The work aims on the improvement of the seasonal distribution of
precipitation in simulations with the regional climate model
CSOMO-CLM. Appropriate sensitivity studies and theoretical
analyses are required to investigate the atmospheric processes
involved in the hydrological cycle and their importance for the
formation of precipitation in the numerical simulation. The
currently used parameterizations have to be checked and verified
and should be consequently adapted or replaced in terms of an
improved precipitation performance for long-term climate
Requirements: We are looking for a highly motivated research
associate with a university degree (M.Sc., Diploma, or PhD) in
Meteorology, Physics, Fluid Dynamics, or a related field with a
strong interest in atmospheric science and modelling; with
detailed knowledge of atmospheric physics in particular of
hydrological processes contributing to the formation of
precipitation; with good knowledge of geo-physical fluid
dynamics, numerical discretisation methods, and the programming
language Fortran. Experience with atmospheric forecast models,
with Unix-based computer systems and high performance parallel
computing platforms are desirable.
The Chair of Environmental Meteorology is one of the centres for
regional climate modelling in Germany and maintains various
national and international scientific contacts. The associated
“Center for Flow and Transport Modelling and Measurement” of the
BTU Cottbus offers an inspiring research environment in the
field of geophysical and technical fluid mechanics.
The position is offered for about two and a half years, starting
as soon as possible. Conditions of employment and payment will
follow the rules of the German civil service.
For further information on the position, please contact Dr.
Tel.: +49 355 69 1114; e-mail: email@example.com.
The BTU Cottbus seeks to increase the proportion of women in
research and education and thus expressively invites qualified
female scientists to apply for this position.
Please send your application (including cover letter, curriculum
vitae, description of previous research, copies of certificates
and references) with specification of the application reference
number 15/11 until 31 March 2011 to
Dean of the Faculty Environmental Sciences and Process
The position will remain open until filled.--
Dr. Klaus Keuler -
Dept. of Environmental Meteorology Phone: +49 (0)355 69-1114
BTU Cottbus Fax: +49 (0)355 69-1128
P.O. 10 13 44 Web: www.tu-cottbus.de/meteo
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