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[Met-jobs] 1 PhD Graduate Research Assistantship (Reference: TR32-D5-2)

From Petra Friederichs <>
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 10:28:33 +0200

The Transregional Collaborative Research Center TR32 and the
Meteorological Institute at the Rheinische
Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany, invites applications for

1 PhD Graduate Research Assistantship (Reference: TR32-D5-2)

Within TR32, Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems: Monitoring,
Modeling, and Data, the project section D5 (A high-resolution
multi-scale space-time precipitation model from direct measurements and
remote sensing) offers the following PhD position:

X-band polarimetry for quantitative precipitation estimation

We expect strong interest in the fields of atmospheric science and
hydrology, remote sensing and radar polarimetry, radiative transfer
theory, and statistical modeling

Potential candidates with expertise in remote sensing and/or atmospheric
sciences are encouraged to apply. Experience in radar meteorology is
highly desirable. The competitive position (75% TV‐L E13) is awarded for
3 years. We offer a productive and interdisciplinary working atmosphere
including comprehensive supervision. The PhD student will be part of the
Graduate School of the TR32 (IRTG).

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
Clemens Simmer ( or Petra Friederichs
(pfried@uni‐ The position commences as soon as possible. Review
of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
has been filled.

For further information see:

 PD Dr. Petra Friederichs

 Meteorological Institute
 University Bonn
 Auf dem Huegel 20
 53121 Bonn  -  Germany

 Tel. ++49 228 73 51 87
 Fax ++49 228 73 51 88

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