|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Thu, 24 Mar 2016 19:24:22 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology (MPI-M) is a multidisciplinary centre for climate research located in Hamburg, Germany. It has an internationally recognized reputation in climate modelling. The MPI-M is located in the heart of one of Europe's most livable and vibrant cities. It provides a highly international and interdisciplinary environment for conducting scientific research as well as access to state-of-the-art scientific facilities. Within the Horizon 2020 funded project PRIMAVERA (Process-based climate simulation: Advances in high-resolution modelling and risk assessment), the department for The Ocean in the Earth System (Director's research group), we are looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist (m/f, Ref. MPIM-W022) for working on improved parameterizations of internal mixing in ocean models. The project PRIMAVERA has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme grant agreement No 641727. Responsibilities The objective of this position is to evaluate and improve the representation of internal mixing processes in the ocean with specific emphasis on processes, which act to modify the mixed layer structure. The researcher recruited for this position will: ·Design and carry out the implementation of a novel vertical mixing scheme into a state-of-the-art ocean general circulation model. ·Study the effects of mixing generated by near-inertial waves and internal waves. ·Assess the benefits of improved ocean mixing representation for coupled climate model simulations. ·Contribute to project and sub-task coordination. ·Disseminate the results through publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at conferences. He/she will be part of an international research team based at universities and research centers throughout Europe, and is expected to attend training, coordination, and dissemination activities that are organized by PRIMAVERA. Qualifications / experience ·A PhD in Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics, or Mathematics is required for this position. ·Very good knowledge in oceanic processes and their representation in ocean models. ·Excellent programming skills in FORTRAN and statistical post-processing and visualization software (e.g. FERRET, NCL, MATLAB). ·Experience in modeling geophysical fluid dynamics and analyzing climate model simulations with emphasis on ocean processes and atmosphere-ocean interaction. ·Ability to coordinate cross-institutional research work and reporting tasks. Selection criteria The selection criteria will value the qualifications, and the experience of the candidates with respect to the text above. Employment conditions ·The position is offered for 30 months, starting in July 2016. ·Payment will be in accordance with German public service positions (TVoeD E14), including extensive social security plans. The conditions of employment, including upgrades and duration, follow the rules of the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Sciences and those of the German civil service. ·Our institute takes all measures to implement the principles set out in the Commission Recommendation on the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers regarding working conditions, transparent recruitment process based on merit and career development (in compliance with the Art.32 of the grant agreement with the European Commission). Selection process A selection panel will be established. The selection will follow the rules of the Code of Conduct for Researcher Recruitment (<http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/rights/codeOfConduct>). The Max Planck Institute for Meteorology seeks to increase the number of female scientist and encourages them to apply. Handicapped persons with comparable qualifications receive preferential status. How to submit your application for this post Please submit: A cover letter A detailed curriculum vitae The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of two references by uploading the documents in our online Webtool: <https://s-lotus.gwdg.de/mpg/mhmt/perso/mpim_W022.nsf/application> Deadline for applying This vacancy has been opened on 22 March 2016. A first cut-off date for the collection of the applications is foreseen on 01. May 2016. If the position is not filled, this vacancy announcement will be re-published indicating a second cut-off date. Further information on this position: For further information, please contact Dr. Johann Jungclaus (johann.junclaus(at)mpimet.mpg.de). Do not forward your application to this email address; the applications need to be submitted through the online Webtool (see link above).
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