January 2012
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[Met-jobs] Technician position at Goettingen University (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:22:14 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...
The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August-Universität Goettingen is
offering a

Technician position in bioclimatoloy/micrometeorology/environmental sciences

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 (full time) will be limited for 4 years and should be
filled as soon as possible. Salary will be according to the German state
regulated public service salary scale (technician).

Your duties:
The project will investigates carbon, water and energy fluxes between an
oil palm plantation and the atmosphere and environmental variables in
various land-use types. Tasks include installation and maintenance of
automatic micrometeorological stations at various field sites in
Sumatra/ Indonesia, supervision of local assistants, quality control of
data, interaction with project partners.

Your profile:
• Technical training in electronics, mechanics or environmental
• Experience with micrometeorological measurements and quality control
of data. Programming skills a plus.
• Willing to collaborate with other researchers of the CRC and
Indonesian Partners
• Proficiency (fluency) in English; German a plus.
• Ability to carry out a fieldwork under challenging field conditions in
the tropics

Working place will in Jambi/Indonesia at the CRC research facilities (up
to 10 months per year) with short visits in Goettingen, Germany.

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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