|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:33:53 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... The Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) is seeking a phd candidate starting October, 1st, 2011. The Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) is a new interdisciplinary institute with the mission to carry out internationally outstanding research on the interactions of biodiversity and climate change on the organism level. It has been founded by the Senckenberg Gesellschaft fuer Naturforschung, the Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Deutscher Wetterdienst DWD and others partners. The Centre is funded by the Federal State of Hesse through its Initiative for the Development of Scientific and Economic Excellence (LOEWE). It provides a new, dynamic research environment that integrates a variety of disciplines from both natural and social sciences. The Project Area E "Data and Modelling Centre" invites applications for the position of a PhD position for the Marginal Seas and Climate Predictability Project E3.1 [Ref. #E35a]. The successful applicant will couple the ocean model NEMO with the regional climate model COSMO-CLM for the North and Baltic sea basins in close cooperation with ocean and atmosphere modelers. He/she will evaluate the implemented coupled modelling system and investigate the impact of the sea-atmosphere coupling on climate predictability over Central Europe. The applicant should hold an earned master or diploma degree in meteorology, oceanography, hydrology, mathematics or similar. Good written and oral English language skills and interest in joining a multidisciplinary research team are required. Knowledge of German would be an advantage, and at least the willingness to learn basic German is required. Good programming skills will be an asset. Salary and benefits are according to 65% of a public service position in Germany (TV-H E 13, 65%). The Research Centre BiK-F advocates gender equality. Women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. Equally qualified severely handicapped applicants will be given preference. The contract shall start 01.10.2011 and will be restricted to 30.09.2014, but will be extended depending on performance and funding availability. The duty station will be at DWD, Offenbach, Germany. The employer is the Senckenberg Gesellschaft fuer Naturforschung. Please send your application by e-mail attachment, mentioning the reference of this position (#E35a) and including a letter outlining your suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2 referees and a copy of your diploma-thesis and/or other exams before August 31, 2011, to: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. V. Mosbrugger, Scientific Coordinator Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre, Senckenberganlage 25, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. E-mail to Service and Administration: <firstname.lastname@example.org>. For scientific enquiries please write to Dr. Barbara Frueh (e-mail: <Barbara.Frueh@dwd.de>) or Prof. Dr. B. Ahrens (e-mail: Bodo.<Ahrens@iau.uni-frankfurt.de>).
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