March 2016
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[Met-jobs] 3.5 yr Postdoc Position at University of Goettingen (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 9 Mar 2016 12:12:41 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Collaborative Research Centre 990 / CRC 990
<> at the Georg-August-Universität
Göttingen is offering the position of a

Postdoctoral researcher

in the Scientific Project A03 / Ecosystem-scale assessment of the full
greenhouse gas and energy balance of an oil palm plantation in Sumatra
(Indonesia) at the Bioclimatology group.

The position will be limited to 31.12.2019 and should be filled for 1st
June 2016. The salary is in accordance with the German public service
salary scale (TV-L E13) with 100%, which corresponds to 39.80 working
hours per week.

Your duties
The project will investigate carbon, water and energy fluxes between an
oil palm plantation and the atmosphere using the eddy covariance
technique. Tasks include installation, organization and carrying out
field measurements using the eddy covariance technique as well as
standard micrometeorological measurements in various land-use types,
footprint modelling, supervision of local assistants, analysis and
interpretation of data, presentation of results nationally and
internationally, publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Your profile
• Completed university degree (doctorate) in micrometeorology or related
discipline (meteorology, physics, geography, plant ecology,
environmental sciences etc.)
• Research experience in eddy covariance flux measurements, footprint
modelling, micrometeorological measurements
• Experience with data analysis in R or Matlab
• Scientific creativity shown by a track record of original and
innovative research
• Proficiency in English
• Ability to work under field conditions in the tropics.

The project will be based in Göttingen, but field work is done in Indonesia.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and
places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women.
Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are
underrepresented in this field. Disabled persons with equivalent
aptitude will be favoured.

Please send your application with the usual documents in electronic form
as a single pdf-file by 1 April 2016 to Prof. A. Knohl,
<>. If you have any questions, please
contact: <>. Information about the
bioclimatology group can be found at

The documents will be destroyed after a holding period of three months.

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