August 2018
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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Postdoc in gas exchange measurement

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 29 Aug 2018 12:18:04 +0000

The Bioclimatology group (

at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is offering a position as

Postdoctoral researcher

in the project OXYFLUX - Oxygen flux measurements as a new tracer for
the carbon and nitrogen cycles in terrestrial ecosystems funded by the
European Research Council (ERC).

The position should be filled as soon as possible and is offered under a
fixed term contract terminating on September 30, 2021. The salary is in
accordance with the German public service salary scale (TV-L E13) with
100%, which corresponds to 39.8 working hours per week.

Your duties
OXYFLUX will investigate various aspects of oxygen exchange processes
between the land surface and the atmosphere ranging from local to global
scale. Tasks include development, test and application of field
deployable gas exchange chambers for oxygen fluxes between terrestrial
ecosystem components and the atmosphere, data analysis and
interpretation, presentation of results nationally and internationally,
publishing in peer-reviewed journals. Measurements are carried out at
sites in Germany.

Your profile
•        Ph.D. in environmental sciences or related discipline (plant ecology,
plant physiology, geo-ecology, meteorology, physics, geography, soil
sciences, environmental engineering etc.)
•       Research experience with high precision trace gas measurements and/or
gas exchange measurements
•       Technical expertise with field measurements
•       Scientific creativity shown by a track record of original and
innovative research
•       Proficiency in English

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 in fields in
which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to
being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in
balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to
employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from
severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given

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 15 September 2018 to Prof. A.
Knohl, (subject OXYFLUX). If you have any
questions, please contact: Information
about the bioclimatology group and OXYFLUX can be found at

Please note:
With submission of your application, you accept the processing of your
applicant data in terms of data-protection law. Further information on
the legal basis and data usage is provided in the Hinweisblatt zur
Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO)

Alexander Knohl
Professor of Bioclimatology
Faculty of Forest Sciences
University of Goettingen
Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany


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