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[Met-jobs] computer scientist

From "Kalthoff, Norbert (IMK)" <>
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Date Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:43:17 +0000

Computer scientist with focus on programming and system technology in atmospheric science at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Job description

The Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Department Troposphere, of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Karlsruhe, Germany, is seeking a motivated computer scientist (m/f) to work on the further development of the data acquisition of the mobile integrated atmospheric observation system KITcube. KITcube combines state-of-the-art measurements of scanning remote sensing systems with in situ instruments on towers and ballons and is operated during field campaigns around the world.

The position includes the (i) visualisation of the operating status of the system as well as of the recorded measurement data, (ii) the design and implementation of a web interface including data visualisation, (iii) support of the measurement data processing system during field campaigns and (iv) the development of an interface for exporting data and graphics to database and storage systems.

The position is also part-time suitable.

Personal qualification

The ideal candidate should have a bachelors degree in computer science or a comparable qualification (e.g. electrical engineering, Meteorology) with experience in working with database systems, web interfaces and data visualisation. Profound knowledge of the operating systems Linux, Windows or macOS, mastery of at least three of the programming languages Matlab, Python, C, Java and Shellscript and experience with interactive web technologies are required. Good German and English language skills in the technical area round off the profile.


Salary category 10, depending on the fulfillment of of professional and personnel requirements.

Starting date

as soon as possible

Contract duration

3 years


Please send your complete application to Dr. Kalthoff ( until 02.10.2018.

For further information, please contact Dr. Kalthoff, phone 00 49 721 608 24230, E-Mail:


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