March 2014
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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Campinas (Brazil)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
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


- 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

DURATION: the position is offered for two years, starting as soon as

SALARY: R$ 5,900.00 (Brazilian Reais) which is equivalent to ca. US$

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 <> as one
pdf-attachment (with max. 5 MB including all documents).

For further information, please contact Marina Hirota
( <>).

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