June 2012
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[Met-jobs] Technician Position at Goettingen University (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 6 Jun 2012 07:52:27 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is
offering for the project "Influence of tropical land-use transformations
on local and regional climate in Sumatra (Indonesia) a

Technician position for meteorological measurements in Indonesia

The position (full time) will initially be for 2 years with possibility
of extension until December 2015 and should be filled as soon as
possible. Salary: Pay grade TVL 7 of German state regulated public
service salary scale.

Your duties
The project will investigate 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 meteorological measurements and/or programming skills
are a plus.
• Willing to spent up to 10 months per year in Indonesia
• Proficiency (fluency) in English; German a plus.
• Ability to carry out 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 Göttingen.

The University of Göttingen 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 June 25, 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.

Alexander Knohl
Professor of Bioclimatology
Georg-August University of Göttingen
Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

phone: +49 551 39 3682
fax: +49 551 39 9619

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