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[Met-jobs] PhD Position at the University of Bern (Switzerland)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.rdg.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2012 09:41:04 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

PhD Position on Arctic climatology, University of Bern

The climatology group of the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
and Institute of Geography, University of Bern
(<http://www.geography.unibe.ch/content/forschungsgruppen/klimatologie/index_eng.html>)

is looking for a PhD student in the area of Arctic climate change. The
student will work in an international project related to decadal-scale
climate and atmospheric circulation variability in the Arctic. The task
will be to analyse atmospheric circulation and fluxes of heat and
aerosols to the Arctic in climate model and reanalysis data.

The candidate should have a strong basis in climate physics (MSc in
Atmospheric Physics, Geography, Geophysics, Environmental Sciences or
similar), experience in handling large, gridded geophysical data sets
(specifically climate model output or reanalyses) and proven skills in
data processing (Fortran, MATLAB, IDL) and statistics (R or similar).

The successful candidate will participate in the PhD programme of the
Graduate School Climate Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland
(<www.oeschger.unibe.ch>). Good English language skills are a prerequisite.

The position is available from June 1, 2012 (or later) and lasts 36
months. Please send your application in the form of one pdf-file
(including application letter, CV, transcript/grades of MSc, publication
list, names and addresses of three referees). Review of applications
will start on 23 April 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Prof. Dr. Stefan Brönnimann
stefan.broennimann@giub.unibe.ch



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