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

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 6 Feb 2014 08:57:49 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Dear colleagues,
we are looking for candidates for a senior scientist position in land
surface modelling / Fluxnet data analysis in our bioclimatology group at
Univ. Goettingen. Please forward to potential candidates.

thanks a lot,
Alexander Knohl

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

Scientist for land surface modeling

The candidate shall conduct research in the area of land surface models,
Fluxnet data analysis and model-data fusion of biogeochemical cycle.
Tasks: 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
land surface models, Fluxnet data analysis and model-data fusion of
biogeochemical cycles required. Strong relevant publication record in
that area needed. Good knowledge of English as working language is
essential, Knowledge of 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 – with subject
heading MODELLING - to <>. Applications will
begin to be reviewed on the 25th 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.

Alexander Knohl
Professor of Bioclimatology
Georg-August University of Göttingen
Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

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