|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:37:36 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Scientific-technical position in the area of Regional Climate Research at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, University of Graz The Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change (WEGC, <www.wegcenter.at>) is an interdisciplinary, internationally oriented research center of the University of Graz, which combines the competences of the University in the research areas "Climate, Environmental, and Global Change". The center brings together, in a building close to the University central campus, research teams from fields such as climate physics, meteorology, economics, geography, and regional sciences. The research areas include monitoring, analysing, modeling, and projecting climate and environmental change, climate impact research, and the analysis of the human dimensions of these changes. WEGC's Research Group for Regional and Local Climate Modelling and Analysis (ReLoClim) focuses on the analysis of the regional climate system (with focus on the European Alps, but other regions are investigated as well), dynamical regional climate modeling, empirical-statistical downscaling and model error correction, uncertainty estimation, and the development of user-tailored climate scenarios for climate change impact research. The ReLoClim Group is searching for a dynamic new member with scientific-technical orientation to strengthen the highly motivated team. The field of work includes: - Implementation and improvement of methods for regionalisation and statistical analysis of climate simulations and observational data. - Support of and contribution to scientific studies and publications. - Development of “user tailored” climate scenarios for climate change impact research. Qualifications: - Degree (MSc. or PhD. level) in technical or natural sciences (e.g. meteorology, geophysics, physics, geography, mathematics, computer sciences). - Experience in programming (relevant areas: Unix/Linux, Fortran, R, IDL, Python; notably important are Unix/Linux and experience in programming). - Experience and interest in atmospheric sciences and statistics. - Analytical orientation, independent work style, organizing ability. - Ability to work in a team, good command of English. Duration: a 3-years contract with option for extension by another 3 years; full-time (40 hours per week); job can be filled with October 2011. Gross salary: EUR 35.000.- to EUR 46.000.- per year, depending on experience. Point of Contact: Further information on this job opening can be obtained from Sabine Tschürtz (+43(0)316-380-8429, 8430, <firstname.lastname@example.org>) and Assist. Prof. Dr. Andreas Gobiet (+43(0)316-380-8448, <email@example.com>). We are looking forward to your application until Sep 20 (Letter of indent, CV, suitable inserts) per e-mail (preferred) or mail to Sabine Tschürtz (<firstname.lastname@example.org>), Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, Leechgasse 25, 8010 Graz, Austria. We are accepting applications until the job is filled. The University of Graz is endeavouring to increase the percentage of women working in this field and therefore expressly encourages applications from suitably qualified women. In the case of equal qualifications, female candidates will be preferred.
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