|From||Bodo Ahrens <Bodo.Ahrens@iau.uni-frankfurt.de>|
|Date||Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:49:22 +0200|
The Mesoscale Meteorology and Climate Research Group at the Institute for Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Department of Geosciences, at the Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for a PhD position "Snow in subseasonal-to-seasonal forecasting" (E13 TV-G-U, 65%-part-time) The position is open from 01.10.2019 and will be limited to a period of 36 months. Land surface processes, esp. the relatively slow varying snow-cover and -amount, are sources of subseasonal-to-seasonal predictability. This PhD project shall investigate the impact of and optimize snow initialization in a seasonal forecasting system. The work will be done in strong cooperation with groups at Univ. Hamburg and Deutscher Wetterdienst and in the context of international research programs (WMO WGSIP SNOWGLACE & ILSTSS2S). Your tasks: • perform skill attribution studies with seasonal forecasting data and models • apply innovative analysis techniques to large datasets • improve representation of snow in a seasonal forecasting system Your profile: - Master's or diploma degree in meteorology, physics, mathematics or a related field - very good written and oral communication skills in English - very good programming, numerical and mathematical skills will be an asset - ability to work in a multidisciplinary team The Goethe University supports equal opportunity of men and women and therefore strongly invites women to apply. Equally qualified handicapped applicants will be given preference. Themultilingual inhabitants. Due to Its location and infrastructure four capitals can be reached (Berlin, Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris) in less than four hours by train. In addition, it is located 15 min away from the second largest airport in Europe. Please send your before 25.08.2019 by e-mail (attachment in a single pdf document) and including a letter outlining your suitability for the post, a detailed CV, contact details of 2 references and a copy of your diploma-thesis and/or other exams to Andrea Radomilja Ruiz (RadomiljaRuiz@iau.uni-frankfurt.de). For scientific enquiries please contact Prof. B. Ahrens (see www.climtropy.de)
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