|Date||Wed, 16 May 2012 16:53:14 +0200 (CEST)|
Postdoctoral researcher in mathematical modeling Date of issue: May 5, 2012 LOCATION: IC3 headquarters in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain GENERAL DESCRIPTION & ENVIRONMENT: If you're looking for an exciting career in the climate sciences, IC3 is one of your primary opportunities. IC3 is a newly established climate institution settled by the Government of Catalunya and the University of Barcelona, aiming at understanding of current and future climate at both global and regional scales, while aiming at improve and further develop technical capabilities and tools to simulate unprecedented changes in climate impacts on societies and economies. IC3 is expected to grow to a total staff around 200 people, with about 125-150 scientists. Working languages of IC3 are English, Catalan and Spanish. For details, see www.ic3.cat. IC3 is an equal opportunity employer, working in progress to be compliant with the ?EU Charter & Code of the Researcher?. Candidates selected by IC3 will be notified at completion of the selection process Please find more details about the call and closing dates visiting: REQUIREMENTS: 1. Skill and demonstrated ability and experience in building, calibrating and in the validation of mathematical models (stochastic ODE systems...) for modelling the dynamics of VBD or/and (WBD). Experience in procedures for estimating modelling parameters (e.g. MIF methods), will be highly valued. 2. The candidate should have demonstrated facility in handling large databases (especially climatic databases) and in programming languages needed for developing code and scripts, as well as proven skills in advanced statistics is a strong requirement. Capacity to write proposals, manuscripts and to work with other colleagues in a highly collaborative environment will also be valued. REMUNERATION: Salary will be commensurate with Spanish standards for postdoctoral contracts, starting at S12 (29.000 ?/year). Possibility of extending the contract beyond the two years will be possible depending on the accomplishments by the candidate. LENGTH OF CONTRACT: Two years (1+1). STARTING DATE: The position starts preferably in July,1. APPLICATIONS: The application form and aptitude test should be downloaded from IC3's website www.ic3.cat. Applicants should fill in the application form and the aptitude test and email both to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating IC3-UDIC-2012-01 on the "Subject". Selected final candidates should ask for three letters of recommendation from scientists from places other than their current workplace. A letter from the PhD advisor is already encouraged. Possibility for an immediate incorporation will be strongly considered. These letters should be addressed to email@example.com. IC3 is an equal opportunity employer. Calls are open until filled. IC3 will notify the selected candidates as soon as possible. CLOSING DATE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and the evaluation of first candidates will start on June, 1st, 2012. Please, check at IC3's webpage the link for the status of the offer.
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