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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at the University of Bern (Switzerland)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2013 21:02:42 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research
<>, University of Bern, Switzerland, opens
a postdoctoral position in

Regional Hydrological-hydraulic Modeling (80 – 100%, 3 years, renewable)

We invite applications from enthusiastic highly motivated young
researchers with a demonstrated strong background in hydrological and
hydraulic modeling. The successful candidate will be hosted at the
Mobiliar Lab for Climate Risks at the Oeschger Centre. He/she will
closely collaborate with other research teams of the Oeschger Centre and
the Mobiliar Insurance Corporation. He/she will design, perform and
analyze model simulations to investigate flood risks at high spatial
resolution in the Alps and Switzerland, and lead a small
interdisciplinary research team to work towards the implementation of
applied research projects.

The ideal candidate holds a PhD in hydrology, hydrological engineering,
earth or environmental sciences/physics, has demonstrated experience in
hydrological and/or hydraulic modeling and is ready to work in an
interdisciplinary context. Very good German skills are required, good
English language skills, a competitive publications record and strong
interpersonal skills are further assets. The candidate will have the
possibility to develop leadership and project management experience.
Applications from female candidates are encouraged.

The position is available from February 2014 or upon arrangement. Gross
salary depends on age and experience according to University
Review of applicants starts on October 1, 2013 and
continues until the position is filled. For details about the position
and informal enquiries please contact: Prof. Dr. Rolf Weingartner
<> (+41 31 631 88 74).

Applications (ONE pdf with CV, letter of motivation with a 1-page
statement of research interests, copy of PhD certificate, abstract of
the PhD Thesis (PhD Thesis if available in a separate file), publication
list, names and addresses of three referees) should be electronically
sent to: <>.

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