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[Met-jobs] Postdoc Position at Erlangen-Nuremberg University (Germany)

From Roger Brugge <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Thu, 2 Mar 2017 09:24:50 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Climate System Research Group at the University of
Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany, is inviting applications for a 2-year
postdoc position. The goal of the related project is to apply
high-resolution atmospheric modeling to the problem of detection and
attribution of climate change in high mountains. Besides meteorological
viewpoints, the project also focuses on mountain glaciers as key
elements of the climatic environment at high altitude. Therefore, the
anthropogenic contribution to changes in both the atmospheric
environment over selected mountains and observed glacier volumes will be
addressed.


The expected profile of the successful candidate includes:
- a PhD degree in atmospheric or climate science, meteorology, physical
geography, or a related field.
- fluency in English
- a demonstrated record of publishing in international journals and
presenting on international conferences
- creativity and the ability to work in a team
- experience in atmospheric modeling and dynamics

Some knowledge of German is a plus for every-day life, but is not
formally required for the work environment. There are no teaching
obligations for this position, but occasional teaching is possible if
desired.

The Climate System Research Group is housed in the Institute of
Geography, School of Natural Sciences, and is linked to the
professorship of Physical Climatology (T. Mölg). Our team and
collaborators are focusing on research at the interface of atmospheric
and cryospheric sciences; please see
<http://www.geographie.nat.uni-erlangen.de/forschungen/ag-moelg/?lang=en>
for
further details. The university has facilities in two neighboring cities
in the south of Germany, Erlangen and Nürnberg, that are characterized
by a vibrant student community and by its scenic setting, respectively.
The university is the second largest university in the state of Bavaria,
and regularly scores highly in international rankings, particularly in
research-related areas.

To apply, please send the following documents (in one pdf file!) to
Thomas Mölg (thomas.moelg@fau.de) by 20 March 2017:
- a cover letter detailing your research interests and motivation for
applying (1 to max. 2 pages)
- a CV (max. 3 pages)
- a list of your peer-reviewed publications
- three references with name and contact details

The expected start date is June or July 2017. The employment will take
place through a project funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG).
The exact salary depends on research experience, but will be on the
order of 4,500 EUR gross per month (according to German E13 or E14 pay
scale).

We look forward to receiving qualified applications!

Thank you very much,
Thomas




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