April 2016
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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Researcher at the Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen (Germany)

From Roger Brugge <>
To "" <>
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:21:19 +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 A07 / Modelling biogeochemical processes in
rainforest transformation systems in Sumatra (Indonesia) at the
Bioclimatology group.

The position will be limited to 31.12.2019 and should be filled for 1st
July 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 the effect of land-use changes on
biogeophysical and biogeochemical processes in an oil palm – forest –
rubber landscape in Indonesia using the Community Land Model. Tasks
include compilation of data, modification of the model,
parameterisation, validation, as well as simulation of various land-use
change and climate change scenarios, analysis and interpretation of
simulations, presentation of results nationally and internationally,
publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Your profile
•    Completed university degree (doctorate)/Ph.D. in meteorology or
related discipline (physics, geography, plant ecology, soil or
environmental sciences etc.)
•    Research experience with land surface models, particularly with the
Community Land Model
•    Experience with data analysis in R or Matlab
•    Scientific creativity shown by a track record of original and
innovative research
•    Proficiency in English

The project will be based in Göttingen/Germany, but will involve some
shorter visits 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 letter of motivation, CV with copies
of certificates, list of publications and contacts of references in
electronic form as a single pdf-file by 8 May 2016 to Prof. A. Knohl,
<> (subject EFFORTS A07). 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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