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[Met-jobs] Research Assistant (50%) in Numerical Modelling and interannual climate prediction

From Andreas Will <will@tu-cottbus.de>
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Date Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:03:43 +0200

The Chair for Environmental Meteorology of the Faculty Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering of the Brandenburgische Technische Universität (BTU) Cottbus invites applications for a vacancy in the field of “Numerical Modelling and interannual climate prediction” starting at 1 October 2011 the soonest:

Research Assistant (writing a PhD thesis is expected))
Fixed-term position for 3 years; part-time 50 %.; salary is paid according to TV-L scale E 13
reference number: 52/11

Duties and responsibilities: The successful applicant will work in the framework of the project "Northern hemisphere meso-scale storm development, teleconnections and inter annual climate prediction” Together with a project partner an appropriate coupled model system COSMO-CLM / ECHAM shall be developed and the relevance of meso-scale storm development for large scale dynamics on the Northern hemisphere shall be investigated. The opportunity to write a PhD thesis will be given.

Requirements
We are seeking research associates holding a university degree (master/diploma) in the field of meteorology, physics, fluid mechanics, mathematics or related discipline. Above-average final degree and marks in mathematics and physics. Good knowledge of geophysical fluid dynamics and its numerical modelling, programming skills in Fortran, experience with model development, unix based and HP computing systems are welcome.

The Campus-University BTU Cottbus
is located amidst the near-natural landscape Lausitz, has a good transport connection to Berlin, Wroclaw und Poznan (Poland) and offers excellent working conditions. The chair is one of the centres for regional climate modelling in Germany and holds various national and international scientific contacts. The "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 BTU Cottbus is especially going after the employment and promotion of female scientists and they are encouraged to apply for the position. Disabled candidates with equal qualifications are accounted in favour.


Further informations: Dr.A.Will (
will@tu-cottbus.de, +49 355 69 1171)

Applications with the usual documents are to be sent until 15 September 2011 to
the
Dean of the Faculty Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering, BTU Cottbus, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus

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