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[Met-jobs] two postdoc positions (3yrs) in climate and ocean biogeochemical modeling at University of Kiel, Germany

From Birgit Schneider <>
Date Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:45:29 +0100

Dear colleagues,
sorry for cross-postings. Please find below the announcement of two postdoc postitions. Please feel free to forward also to interested candidates.
Best regards,

Two postdoc positions are offered in the working group 'Paleoclimate Modeling', Institute of Geosciences, University of Kiel (CAU), Germany

JOB 1 - Postdoc (3 yrs): Glacial/interglacial hydrographic structures and nutrient utilization in the Pacific Southern Ocean - a data and modeling approach. The position is in the framework of the Priority Program 'Antarctic research with comparative investigations in Arctic ice areas' (ANTARCTIC; SPP 1158) funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG). ->

JOB 2 - Postdoc (3 yrs): Paleoclimate and ocean biogeochemical modeling.
The successful candidate will use AOGCMs in combination with marine biogeochemical models to perform and analyze paleo climate simulations with relevance to the global carbon cycle. This position includes teaching obligations. ->

• PhD degree in oceanography, physics, geosciences or a related field
• experience in marine biogeochemistry and numerical modeling is required
• excellent oral and written communication skills in English are expected
• interest and ability to work independently but team-oriented in a young, international research group

The positions will be awarded for three years, and the starting dates are as soon as possible. Salary corresponds to the level of TV-L E13 of the German public service salary scale. CAU is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to increase the proportion of women in science. Applications by females are particularly welcome. Applicants with severe disabilities will be given priority consideration, given equal qualifications. Interested candidates should send an application letter including a curriculum vitae, short statement of research interest, copies of transcripts, and names and contact information of at least two references via e-mail to: Application review will start on 28 February 2013 and continue until the positions are filled.
Kiel, January 2013

Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider
Institut für Geowissenschaften
Universität Kiel
D-24118 Kiel, Germany

Tel ++49 (0) 431 880 3254
Fax ++49 (0) 431 880 1912

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