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[Met-jobs] Postdoctoral Position for Tropical Cyclones: past, present, future in IBS Center for Climate Physics

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Date Tue, 31 Mar 2020 10:44:00 +0900

Dear colleagues,

This is U-Jeong from IBS Center for Climate Physics located in Busan, Korea.
We would like to post a job ad.

Please spread these Job Advertisement for us.

Thank you for your great support.



Postdoctoral Fellow Position – Tropical Cyclones: past, present, future

  • Employer: IBS Center for Climate Physics
  • Location: Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
  • Education Level: PhD
  • Job type: Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Salary: 50-60 million KRW/year (~45,000-55,000 USD)
  • Term: Full Time, 2 year, with possibility for renewal

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in physics, climate sciences, meteorology, oceanography or a related field. Postdoctoral Fellows are expected to have strong computational skills, excitement to work on a new research subject, a good publication record, a high level of independence, curiosity and creativity, and an interest in working in an international and interdisciplinary research environment. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Axel Timmermann and Dr. Jung-Eun Chu to conduct and analyze high-resolution CESM simulations to address how past and future hothouse conditions impact tropical cyclones, their landfall characteristics, pathways and their effect on ocean circulation and mixing. 

   The IBS Center for Climate Physics (ICCP), ( directed by Dr. Axel Timmermann, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of natural climate variability, man-made climate change and their impacts on the hydrological cycle, regional processes, ice-sheets, and sea level. The ICCP is generously funded through the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) (  ICCP is located in Busan, the second largest city in South Korea and the ninth largest port city in the world. Surrounded by ocean and mountains, the city has a dramatic natural background. From designer cafes, international movie and art festivals, award-winning restaurants to temples at the end of hiking trails, Busan has something to offer for everyone.  

 Please submit a cover letter, a short statement of your research interests, curriculum vitae, the name of 2 references, and up to three publications to Ms. U-Jeong Seo ( If you have any further questions regarding these positions, please contact Axel Timmermann ( The position remains open until filled.

Attachment: Tropical Cyclones.pdf
Description: Adobe PDF document

U-Jeong Seo
Administrative Assistant
IBS Center for Climate Physics
Pusan National University, Korea
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