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[Met-jobs] Scientist Position No. 2 at Humboldt University (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:26:19 +0000

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The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Geography
at Humboldt University Berlin invites applications for a scientist (75%
position, temporary for 3 years) from October 1st, 2015. Salary is
according to German state wage agreement for scientific staff (E13 TV-L
HU). After all social security and tax deductions annual net salary
ranges between 20.000 and 24.000 EUR depending on social status. The
working contract can eventually be extended.

The successful applicant’s task is to advance mesoscale modelling and
downscaling of atmospheric fields for applications in geography both in
urban climates and other complex terrains in scientific and
international contexts. We expect that the candidate aims at scientific
qualification in the named field of science. The position includes a
teaching obligation of 3 hours per week during each winter and summer
term’s lecturing period and further contribution to the overall
assignments of the working group.

Applicants must hold a master degree in Geography or neighboring fields
with core area in either physical geography, computer sciences,
meteorology, physics, mathematics, environmental sciences or similar
fields. Experience with programming languages and excellent mastery of
English in both written and oral form are a prerequisite. Sufficient
knowledge of German language and experience in experimental work in
urban - or topo climatology are advantageous. The position is suitable
either for a post-graduate with the intention of working on a
dissertation thesis or a postdoc aiming at habilitation.

Closing date for applications is September 15th, 2015. With your
application for job offer No AN/154/15 please provide a motivation
letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and documents as well
as information on any teaching experience, scientific publications and
name two referees. Please send your application to Prof. Dr. Christoph
Schneider, Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, Germany or email it as a
PDF attachment to

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and
teaching, and specifically encourages qualified applications from female
candidates. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications
will be given preferential consideration. Since we will not return your
documents, please submit copies in the application.
Please visit our website <>, which gives
you access to the legally binding German version.

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