|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:04:31 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Interdisciplinary post doc position Institute of Biology and Institute of Computing University of Campinas, SP, Brazil We seek for a highly motivated young researcher to join the project aiming at investigating tipping points in tropical South American ecosystems. The successful candidate will work on bringing together the gaps between data analysis and conceptual/complex models in the context of multiple states within tropical South America. A close interaction with the interdisciplinary groups (computer sciences, dynamical systems, climatology, remote sensing, field ecology) is foreseen. The project is funded by Microsoft Research Institute and FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation). REQUIREMENTS: - PhD in Ecology, Meteorology, Geosciences or related fields; - Experience with ecology of South American biomes (savannas and forests); - Good knowledge of climate-vegetation interactions within the tropics; - Programming skills (Matlab, R and others) are welcomed, but not essential; - Good knowledge of the English language (skills in Portuguese are welcomed); DURATION: the position is offered for two years, starting as soon as possible. SALARY: R$ 5,900.00 (Brazilian Reais) which is equivalent to ca. US$ 2,500.00. APPLICATION DEADLINE: position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by March 24, 2014. APPLICATION PROCESS: prepare a cover letter, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for two professional references. Please send your application, preferably by email to email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> as one pdf-attachment (with max. 5 MB including all documents). For further information, please contact Marina Hirota (email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>).
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