January 2012
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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at Goettingen University (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:21:15 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August-Universität Goettingen is
offering a

Postdoc position in bioclimatoloy/micrometeorology

within the Scientific Project of the CRC 990: A03 / Influence of
tropical land-use transformations on local and regional climate in
Sumatra (Indonesia)

The position will be limited for 4 years and should be filled as soon as
possible. Salary: Pay grade 100 % TVL 13 of German state regulated
public service salary scale (full time scientist).

Your duties:
The project will investigate carbon, water and energy fluxes between an
oil palm plantation and the atmosphere using the eddy covariance
technique. Tasks include installation, organization and carrying out
field measurements using the eddy covariance technique as well as
standard micrometeorological measurements, supervision of local
assistants, analysis and interpretation of data, presentation of results
nationally and internationally, publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Your profile:
• PhD degree in bioclimatology or related discipline (meteorology,
physics, geography, plant ecology, ecophysiology, environmental sciences
• Experience with eddy covariance flux measurements and
micrometeorological measurements. Experience with data analysis in R or
Matlab is a plus
• Willingness to collaborate with other researchers of the CRC and
Indonesian Partners
• Ability and willingness to do fieldwork in the tropics
• Proficiency (Fluency) in English; German a plus.
• Scientific creativity shown by a track record of original and
innovative research

The project will be based in Goettingen (Germany), but fieldwork is done
in Indonesia. Longer stays (up to six months) at the field site are

The University of Goettingen is an equal opportunities employer and
places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women.
Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are
underrepresented in this field. Disabled persons with equivalent
aptitude will be favoured.

Please send your application electronically as a single pdf containing
the usual documents by January 15, 2012 to
<>. If you have any questions, please contact
Prof. Knohl (phone: +49 551 393682, e-mail:
<>). Information about the bioclimatology
group can be found at <>.

We request that you send your application documents as single pdf file.
We will dispose the documents after a holding period of five months.

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