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[Met-jobs] International Internship in Tunisia for European Nationals: fluxnet-type stations stations maintenance

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 31 May 2012 18:13:49 +0000

CESBIO (<>) is opening an 
international internship position ("Volontaire International") in Tunisia. 
European nationals should apply as soon as possible for a starting date around 
1st of October 2012. Tenure is one year term. The successful applicant will 
join a team of researchers at the National Institute of Agronomy in Tunis. 
Field trips in the Karirouan area are planned throughout the year (2 days every 
15 days on average).

The intern will be in charge of maintaining and setting up current and future 
flux (FLUXNET-type) and meteorological stations, collecting and processing data 
streams from these stations, esp. eddy covariance data, organizing 
non-automatic data collection (leaf area index, gravimetric soil moisture, 
irrigation…) and calibration protocols, and building a comprehensive database. 
These tasks will be performed in cooperation with teams in Morocco and 
southwestern France with similar set ups.

The successful applicant should demonstrate expertise in several, if not all, 
of the following areas: hydrology, GIS, Remote Sensing, ecology, 
micrometeorology. The intern should be willing to learn and be familiar with 
automatic acquisition systems, dataloggers, station programming etc. 
Willingness to work independently and effectively as part of a team is 
essential. Ability to speak basic French, the language used every day in the 
work place, is crucial. Applicant should be warned that field work conditions 
can be rather harsh (hot summers).

Complete job description attached.
Monthly salary is 1400€ (tax free)

Applications (CV + statement of interest) should be sent to<> before July 1st 2012.

More information on the French International Internship Program (legal and 
financial conditions) available @


en accueil à l'Institut National Agronomique de Tunisie

Adresse postale:
IRD, BP 434, 5 imp. Chahrazède, 1004 El Menzah IV, Tunis, Tunisie
Tel: +216 71 28 68 25
Fax: +216 71 75 02 54
Web:<>>  Annuaire>  WWW

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