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[Met-jobs] Research Scientist at DWD (Germany)

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Date Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:06:01 +0000

Job title: Research scientist

Job reference: 20131168_0002

Application closing date: 08/11/2013

Location: Offenbach, Germany

Salary: EG 14 TVöD

Fixed Term: from 01.01.2014 to 31.12.2017


Job description:


Germany’s national weather service, Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), Department of Climate and Environment,  offers a 4 year scientist position at Offenbach, Germany.


We are looking for a highly motivated scientist with a solid background in meteorology, physics, or related fields. The candidate should ideally have experience with reanalysis, verification of numerical weather models, satellite data, statistics and programming.


You will contribute to a European research project on regional reanalyses. Your scientific focus will be on reanalysis validation with observations and utilization of reanalysis for climate applications. You are a team player and will use your expertise and very good English language skills for close collaboration with the project partners, which are European Met Offices and universities (S, N, NL, CH, RO, E, F, GB, ECMWF).


The work will be conducted in a team at Offenbach (Germany), thus basic language skills in German are required. For more information about this position see The application has to be performed with the German government online system with ‘Referenzcode20131168_0002, you may contact ‘Bundesanstalt für Verwaltungsdienstleistungen’  +49 (0) 4941 602 240 for support. Any general questions regarding the DWD should be directed to Mrs Sabine Kopp, Tel  +49 (0) 69 8062 4254. If you have questions related to the project, please call Dr. Andrea Kaiser-Weiss, Tel +49 (0) 69 8062-2426 or email

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