|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:39:51 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Postdoc in Paleolimnology (3 - 4 years) Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Switzerland A 3 - 4 years Postdoc position is open for an enthusiastic young paleolimnologist in the Paleolimnology research group at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, Switzerland. The topic of the position is "Climate of NE Poland for the last Millennium: Quantitative Chrysophyte stomatocyst-based climate reconstruction from varved lake sediments" The project deals with quantitative, high-resolution multiproxy climate reconstructions from varved lake sediments in the Masurian Lake District, Poland. Specifically, the successful candidate will establish (i) a Training Set and Transfer Function for Chrysopyte Stomatocysts, (ii) a cyst-based climate reconstruction for the past 1000 years, (iii) validate and synthesize the results with a range of other data sets. Please check our websites for details: <http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch> <http://www.geography.unibe.ch/content/forschungsgruppen/lake_sediments_and_paleolimnology/index_eng.html> The ideal candidate holds a PhD in biology or geosciences, has experience in biological proxies (e.g. diatoms), quantitative methods (Transfer Functions), paleoclimatology and fieldwork. Furthermore, a strong interest in interdisciplinary work and data – model comparison is an advantage. Adequate training on stomatocyst taxonomy will be provided. The candidate will coordinate the Swiss part of the research project. Strong language skills (English and German) are required. The position is available from March 1, 2012. Gross salary according to University regulations: ca. 7000 CHF/Mt (80-90%). Review of applicants starts on December 10, 2011 and continues until the position is filled. For details about the project and Chrysophytes contact: Dr. Chr. Kamenik <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> Informal enquiries should be made and applications (ONE pdf with CV, letter of motivation, transcript of MSc and PhD, abstract of the PhD Thesis, publication list, names and addresses of three referees; pdf of PhD Thesis is available) should be electronically sent to: Prof. Dr. Martin Grosjean, Director Oeschger Centre, University of Bern Zähringerstrasse 25, 3012 Bern, Switzerland <mailto:email@example.com> Phone + 41 31 631 31 47
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