January 2014
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[Met-jobs] Scientist Position at the University of Goettingen (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:52:59 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August University of Göttingen,
Germany seeks a

Scientist for micrometeorology/bioclimatology

The candidate shall conduct research in the area of eddy covariance flux
measurements of carbon, water and energy fluxes between land surfaces
and atmosphere using our towers in Germany and Indonesia. Tasks include:
Development of new research proposals, publishing in high-quality
peer-reviewed journals, supervision of students, presentation of results
nationally and internationally, and teaching (4 hours per week).

Dynamic, creative and motivated scientist with PhD in environmental
sciences, biogeochemistry, meteorology, physics, plant ecology, or
related disciplines, previous postdoc experience is a plus. Expertise in
eddy covariance flux and meteorological measurements and interest in
experimental work at field sites in Germany and Indonesia is required,
programming abilities a plus. Strong relevant publication record needed.
Good knowledge of English as working language is essential, German a
plus. Driving license required.

We offer a 3-year senior scientist position with possibility of
extension by 3 years in an international research group focusing on
biosphere-atmosphere interactions using micrometeorological
measurements, stable isotopes, and land surface modelling at one of the
top universities in Germany ( The
candidate has the opportunity to develop his/her own research profile
and to write a habilitation thesis. For candidates with less experience
this position can also be filled on a postdoc level. Salary and social
benefits are provided according to German rules (E 13 TV-L) and depend
on previous research experiences.

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 including CV, list of publications,
description of teaching and research track record and names and contact
details of referees electronically as a single pdf to
<>. Applications will begin to be reviewed
on the 1st of February 2014, the position will remain open until filled.
Preferred start date is April 1, 2014.

If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Knohl (phone: +49 551
39-33682, e-mail: <>). We request that you
send your application documents as single pdf file. We will dispose the
documents after a holding period of five months.

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