Postdoc, palaeoclimate data analysis - Heidelberg, Germany

The Institute of Environmental Physics at Heidelberg University, Germany, - under the condition of the grant by the funding party - is offering a postdoctoral position in the field of palaeoclimate data analysis.

Logistics

This position is for a fixed term of three years. The earliest starting date is 1 October 2019. Salary corresponds to 100% TV-L E13.

Description

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.

Requirements

- 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.

Applications

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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 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 21 July 2019.

Further information

More information about the research group can be found at: www.uni-heidelberg.de/palaeoclimate-dynamics

Further enquiries can be addressed to Dr. Kira Rehfeld: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.