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[Met-jobs] [APEC Climate Center] Open Positions for Research Fellow

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Date Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:37:59 +0900

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To whom it may concern,

 

I'd like to inform you that we, APEC Climate Center, have a job opportunity and ask you if it is possible to be circulated Met-jobs network.

Please find attached job description and application form.

 

 

Job Announcement: Open Positions for Research Fellows 

 

The APEC Climate Center (www.apcc21.org) was established with the endorsement of APEC Senior Officials in 2005. Its mandate is to provide climate information services to the 21 APEC member economies in order to promote human security and protect life and property from the hazards associated with extreme climate events. Since its establishment, APCC has steadily gained momentum in becoming a leading provider of various climate forecast products and capacity building programs in the region. Currently, APCC is expanding its areas of research and services to cater to wider socio-economic needs and interests.

 

The APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, Korea, is looking for motivated researchers for the positions described below:

 

 

Job Postings                                                                         

 

 

Climate Sciences

 

 

POSTING I.  Climate prediction and analysis

-       Climate prediction in subseasonal to seasonal time and global scale

-       Global climate modeling

-       Developing and improving climate prediction system (computationally and theoretically)

-       Analysis of climate feedbacks and assessment of climate predictability

 

 

Interdisciplinary Research

 

 

POSTING II.  Agro-meteorology/Agronomy/Plant Science

-    Environmental (or abiotic) stresses to crop productivity and crop growth and yield modeling

 

 

POSTING III.  Water resources management

-        Predicting and analyzing flood inundation

-        Flooding risk assessment

 

 

POSTING IV.  Climate risk management and disaster risk reduction

-       Risk assessment associated with climate variability and climate change and development of measures to reduce the risk of climate-induced disasters

 

 

POSTING V.  Health

-        Assessment of climate impacts on human health;

impacts from Heat Waves, Extreme Weather Events, Reduced Air Quality, Climate-Sensitive Diseases(Food-borne Diseases, Water-borne Diseases, Animal-borne Diseases, etc.), and other health linkages

-        Research on potential solutions to the long-term threats to human health caused by climate change

 

 

POSTING VI.  Ecosystems

-        Assessment of climate impacts on ecosystems;

changes in the Timing of Seasonal Life-Cycle Events, Range Shifts, Food Web Disruptions, Threshold Effects, Pathogens/Parasites/and Disease, Extinction risks, etc.

-        Research on potential solutions to the long-term threats to animals and/or plants caused by climate change

 

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS                                                      

 

-        Applicants should have a Ph.D. in relevant fields

-        At least 2 years experience in a relevant field is preferred

 

 

BENEFITS                                                                                     

 

Partial coverage of health and other insurance (in accordance with Korean law), support for relocation to Busan, severance pay, performance-based incentives, and more

 

 

TO APPLY                                                                     

 

Submit the APCC application form (available for download at http://www.apcc21.org/eng/notice/opp/japcc0503_lst.jsp) with a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, degree certificates, transcripts and three letters of recommendation1) to recruit_doc@apcc21.org by Midnight KST, 20 September 2015.

 

1) The three letters of recommendation should be complete letters (not a list of references) and the letters should be sent directly by your referees via email.

 

 

For more information, please contact recruit_doc@apcc21.org (Tel. +82-51-745-3900)

 

 

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 12 Centum7-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea

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