|From||Roland Neuber <Roland.Neuber@awi.de>|
|Date||Tue, 31 Jul 2018 11:49:29 +0200|
Engineer within the field of optics, electronics, physical technique, electro technique
The Alfred Wegener
Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is
a member of the Helmholtz Association (HGF) and funded by federal
and state government. AWI together with the French Polar Institute
Paul Emil Victor (IPEV) operates the Arctic research base AWIPEV
on Spitsbergen. It serves a variety of disciplines such as
meteorology, biology, oceanography, geology, geochemistry and
geophysics as a platform to pursue multidisciplinary, short and
long term scientific goals.
as a technical staff member and winterer at the joint German-French Arctic station (AWIPEV Base) in Ny-Ålesund on Svalbard.
The tasks of the
engineer will be the execution of long-time measurements in the
field of atmospheric, marine, and geophysical sciences, employing
optical (spectrometer, multi wave lengths Lidar etc.) and other
methods such as micro wave radiometry, in situ measurements with
balloon sounding, as well as control and maintenance of the
scientific instruments at the base. The measurements are organized
in observational programmes, like the Atmosphere Observatory,
the Under Water Observatory,
or the Permafrost Observatory.
Please find further information on the joint German-French base under: http://www.awipev.eu/
Mandatory are a valid driver’s license, and proficiency in English and German. Proficiency in French will be an advantage, moreover a motorboat license and knowledge in first aid would be appreciated.
The employment is limited to 24 months. Within this period of time a stay at the polar base for more that 12 months will follow after job training at the AWI. The preparedness to work under Arctic conditions is absolutely mandatory for the employment. During the employment at the AWI there will be a deputation to the Research Unit Potsdam for the period before and after the stay at polar base.
Employment contract and payment comply with the wage and working agreement (TVöD) as applied at AWI. During the stay abroad an extra charge will be paid.
AWI aims to increase the number of women in the scientific and technical staff. Female candidates are therefore especially invited to apply. Disabled applicants will basically be preferred in case of equal professional and personal skills, please note the information on our home page under Jobs.
As the base is operated
jointly with Institut Polaire Français Paul Emil Victor (IPEV) the
interview will be in English and a member of the IPEV staff will
Information about the
position can be obtained from Dr. Roland Neuber (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please send your
application (including cover letter, CV, reference letters, and
copies of certifications merged into one pdf-file) before August 31,
each year, indicating 5/ÜWI-P to:
für Polar- und Meeresforschung
Mrs Sigrun Gräning at Sigrun.Graening@awi.de
Dr. Roland Neuber
Scientific Coordinator AWIPEV-Base
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar-
D-14473 Potsdam, Germany
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