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[Met-jobs] Postdoc on palaeoclimate data analysis at Heidelberg University

From Kira Rehfeld <>
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2019 13:36:13 +0200

The Institute of Environmental Physics at Heidelberg University - under the condition of the grant by the funding party - is offering a

Post-Doctoral position in the field of palaeoclimate data analysis

Positions are for a fixed term of 3 years. The earliest starting date is October 1st, 2019. Salary corresponds to 100% TV-L E13.

More information about the project can be found at <>, and on the research group at

Your task will be to develop methods and software for model-data comparison, which will be applied to evaluate and compare climate model output and to quantify the contribution of volcanic eruptions to Glacial climate variability.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Geosciences, Meteorology, Oceanography or a related field

  • A strong interest in climate dynamics and palaeoclimate data

  • Ability to work in a dynamic small research team including students, and to collaborate in an international interdisciplinary environment

  • Experience in the analysis of large datasets and scientific computation on high-performance computers

  • Familiarity with statistics and analyzing climate model output would be of advantage

Applicants should submit electronically a letter of motivation, a CV including copies of certificates, a publication list, and contact information of two referees to Dr. Kira Rehfeld (, with the reference „PalMod II CC3-TP2 Postdoc: YOUR NAME“ in the email title (one attachment, max. 10MB).

The call is open until the position is filled. The review of applications will commence on July 21st, 2019.

Further enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Kira Rehfeld (

Dr. Kira Rehfeld
Emmy Noether Research Group STACY
Institute of Environmental Physics 
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Im Neuenheimer Feld 229
69120 Heidelberg, Germany
phone: +49-(0)6221-54-6353

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