February 2014
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[Met-jobs] open position at Asiaq, Greenland Survey

From Jakob Abermann <>
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Cc Keld Hornbech Svendsen <>, Dorthe Petersen <>
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:36:33 +0000

Head of the Hydrology and Climate group


Your tasks:

Your role is to serve as group leader for five employees in the Hydrology and Climate group and to participate in the technical work of the group’s projects. You will be responsible for general marketing and project management. You will work closely with the group’s technical coordinator in order to find innovative and custom-made solutions for the client’s need.


The technical work:

You will be working on topics related to climate and water resources in a broad sense, particularly in relation to exploring the potential for hydro-electric power. This involves field work, quality assurance of data, data analysis, modelling and report writing. In addition, you will participate and develop research projects with strong international partners.


Applicant profile:

You are a graduate engineer, geographer, geophysicist or similar. You have leadership abilities and experience in modern project management. You have knowledge and experience of some of the following:

- Arctic hydrology

- Hydrological modelling

- Arctic meteorology and climate

- Measurement methods

- Data processing and analysis

Experience in programming, databases, GIS and statistics will also be an advantage.

Your spoken and written English is excellent. Knowledge of Danish language is an advantage.


Employment terms and conditions:

Employment will be in accordance with the collective agreement between the Government of Greenland and the relevant trade union. Staff accommodation will be assigned in accordance with applicable rules. Relocation and travel costs will be paid for the employee, accompanying partner and children at the time of taking up employment, as well as when leaving after at least three years of employment.



Please submit your CV together with other relevant documentation including copies of any examination certificates or a list of publications that you wish to be taken into consideration. Please send your application to or by first class post (A-post) to Asiaq, P.O. Box 1003, DK-3900 Nuuk, Greenland.


Phone us:

For further information, please telephone Henrik Fenger Jeppesen (Project Director) or Dorthe Petersen (Technical Coordinator) on tel. +299 34 88 00.


Deadline for applications: Monday 10 March 2014

Start date: 1 May 2014 or by agreement





Jakob Abermann

Project Manager ClimateBasis
Postbox 1003 - 3900 Nuuk - Greenland
+299 34 88 52


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