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[Met-jobs] 2 PhD Positions in Atmospheric Dynamics at the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

From Ulrich Achatz <>
Date Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:40:06 +0200

In the research group Theory of Atmospheric Dynamics and Climate at the Institute of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences of the Goethe University Frankfurt there are vacancies for

2 PhD Students (E13 TV-GU/2)

to be filled as soon as possible but not earlier than 1.11.17. The appointment will be for three years. Depending on success stepwise salary increases up to 75% TV-GU are intended.

Applicants should have a very good diploma/Master’s degree in meteorology, physics, applied mathematics, fluid dynamics, astronomy, or a related field. Expected is a strong background in theory and/or modeling and a capability for scientific work in atmospheric dynamics. The specific research shall be on the theory and modeling of atmospheric gravity waves and their parameterization in weather and climate models. It is to be embedded into the DFG research unit MS-GWaves on the multiscale dynamics of gravity waves, a major national activity in the field (

Information on the research group can be found at Its focus is on scale interactions in atmospheric dynamics, applied e.g. to large-scale low-frequency variability or gravity-wave dynamics. Middle-atmosphere dynamics is another field of work. Methods employed are e.g. multi-scale asymptotics, stochastics, and numerical simulations. Inquiries should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Ulrich Achatz (

Applications with the usual documents (CV, diplomas) should be sent by 31.10.17 to Prof. Dr. Ulrich Achatz, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Institut für Atmosphäre und Umwelt, Altenhöferallee 1, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Applications will be considered beyond this date until the posts have been filled.

Ulrich Achatz
Professor, Theory of Atmospheric Dynamics and Climate
Vice Dean, Geosciences/Geography Department

Institut fuer Atmosphaere und Umwelt
Goethe-Universitaet Frankfurt
Altenhoeferallee 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main

Tel: +49-69-798-40243
Fax: +49-69-798-40264


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Achatz
Theorie der Atmosphärischen Dynamik und des Klimas
Prodekan Fachbereich Geowissenschaften/Geographie

Institut für Atmosphäre und Umwelt
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Altenhöferallee 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main

Tel: 069-798-40243
Fax: 069-798-40264

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