PhD student, stable isotope-enabled ESM, Paleoclimate Dynamics, Bremerhaven, Germany

The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is a member of the Helmholtz Association (HGF) and funded by federal and state government. AWI focuses on polar and marine research in a variety of disciplines such as biology, oceanography, geology and geophysics thus allowing multidisciplinary approaches to scientific goals.

Our section Paleoclimate Dynamics invites applications for a PhD student in "stable isotope-enabled ESM".

Description

The full-time position is limited to 3 years. The salary will be paid in accordance with the German Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes (TVöD Bund), salary level 13 (66%). The place of employment will be Bremerhaven, Germany.

We offer you a multi-disciplinary, international, and fascinating professional environment with flexible working hours, state-of-the-art research equipment, and a first-rate infrastructure. Disabled applicants will be given preference when equal qualifications are present. The AWI fosters the compatibility of work and family through various means. Because of our engagement in the area of work-life compatibility we have been awarded the certificate "Career and Family". As PhD student at AWI you will be member of the Helmholtz Graduate School for Polar and Marine Research ‘POLMAR’ (http://polmar.awi.de) or another graduate school.

Tasks

- Work with stable isotope-enabled Earth System Model to explore millennial climate variability during glacial Termination 1 and 2
- Work on development of ice sheet-climate coupled model to understand responses of atmosphere-ocean-cryosphere system to various forcing factors

Requirements

- University degree (diploma/MSc) in climate sciences, oceanography, glaciology or in related fields
- Knowledge of numerical programming (e.g. Fortran)

Applications

Please forward your applications with the standard documentation (letter of motivation, CV, publication list if applicable and contact information of two referees) by 28 February 2017 referencing code 36/G/Kli to:
Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Personalabteilung (human resources),
Postfach 12 01 61
27515 Bremerhaven
Germany

or by e-mail (all documents merged into one PDF file) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Link: https://www.awi.de/nc/en/work-study/jobs/job-offer/detail/jobs/phd-student-stable-isotope-enabled-esm-paleoclimate-dynamics.html

Further information

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Lohmann (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Dr. Zhang (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).