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[Met-jobs] PhD positions in regional climate modelling at BTU Cottbus

From Andreas Will <will@tu-cottbus.de>
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Date Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:46:30 +0100

Dear Colleagues,


t
he Chair for Environmental Meteorology in the Faculty Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering of the Branden­bur­gi­sche Technische Universität (BTU) Cottbus invites applications in the field of regional climate modelling for the following vacancies starting at 1 Februar 2012 the soonest. The opportunity to write a PhD thesis will be given.

 

  1. Research Assistant (m/w) fixed-term position for 3 years for a PhD student; part-time 50 %.; salary is paid according to TV-L scale E 13, reference number: 74/11

 

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.

 

  1. Research Assistant (m/w) fixed-term position for 2 years for a PhD student; part-time 50 %.; salary is paid according to TV-L scale E 13, reference number: 75/11

 

The successful applicants will work in the framework of the project “Coordination and Evaluation of the COSMO-CLM” and will investigate the sensitivity of precipitation in COSMO-CLM with respect to model physics and dynamics.

 

Requirements We are seeking research associates holding a university degree (master/diploma) in a the field of mathematically oriented environmental sciences, natural or mathematical sciences. Knowledge of geophysical fluid dynamics, in particular atmospheric dynamics,, programming skills in Fortran and of regional climate modelling. Experiences with unix based and high performance computing systems are welcome.

 

The Chair for Environmental Meteorology is one of the centres for regional climate modelling in Germany and holds various national and international scientific contacts.

 

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 "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: www.tu-cottbus.de/meteo/Stellen/indexStellen.php

 

Further informations: Position (1) Dr.A.Will (will@tu-cottbus.de, +49 355 69 1171)

Position (2) Dr.K.Keuler (keuler@tu-cottbus.de, +49 355 69 1114)

 

Applications with the usual documents (application letter, CV, certificates) are to be sent until 5 January 2012 to the Dean of the Faculty Environmental Sciences and Process Engineering, BTU Cottbus, Postfach 101344, 03013 Cottbus.

 

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