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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at Monash University (Australia)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 18:55:59 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Research Fellow Savanna ecosystem and land surface modelling
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We seek a postdoctoral research fellow to work in the area of Savanna
ecosystem and land surface modelling. The candidate will be engaged in
dynamic and multidisciplinary team to work on an ARC funded program on
“Australian Savanna Landscapes: Past, Present and future”. The appointee
will assess how Australian savanna systems function (carbon and water
cycles) in the present, how sensitive they have been to past climate
variability and how they may respond to future change. This will involve
identifying gaps in models used to project climate in savanna biomes and
improve them to ultimately dynamically generate current, past and future
savanna vegetation patterns and responses. A Ph.D. in climate science or
ecosystem process or related discipline is necessary. Demonstrated
research track record is required in ecosystem and land surface
modelling. Experience in landscape modelling and model intercomparisons
would be an advantage.

The position may be taken up at Monash University (Melbourne),
University of Technology Sydney (Sydney) or Charles Darwin University
(Darwin) Australia depending on the best match to skills and
supervisors. More information at
<http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ges/research/climate/savannafutures/> The
research team includes Prof. Jason Beringer (Monash University), Assoc.
Prof. Lindsay Hutely (CDU), Prof. Qiang Yu (UTS), Dr. Stan Schymanski
(ETH Zürich), Dr. Vanessa Haverd (CSIRO), Dr. Youngryel Ryu (Seoul
National University), Prof. Stephen Higgins (University of Frankfurt),
Dr. Ying Ping Wang (CSIRO), Prof. Matthew Williams (University of
Edinburgh) , Dr Gab Abramowitz (UNSW).

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae,
description of research experience, interests and plans, and the names
of three referees with contact details (phone, email). Applications and
further inquiries should be sent by email to Emma White
(<emma.white@monash.edu>).

Applications received up until January 31 will be given full consideration.

Benefits: Fixed Term – 3 years (12 months probation) Research Fellow
(Level A) is $75,576 (includes 17% employer superannuation). Enquiries
to Professor Jason Beringer (<Jason.Beringer@monash.edu>)

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Professor Jason Beringer ARC Future Fellow

School of Geography and Environmental Science Room 210, Building 28
(Atmospheric Science, Maths, Geoscience) Monash University, Clayton,
Victoria
Australia, 3800.

Phone: +61 8 9243-4243 Mobile: 0409 355 496

Email: jason.beringer@monash.edu.au



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