[ES_JOBS_NET] Graduate Student Positions in Climate Change Research (Simon Fraser U, Vancouver)

Kirsten Zickfeld kzickfel at sfu.ca
Wed Nov 12 12:40:39 MST 2014

Graduate Student Positions in Climate Change Research, Simon Fraser 

The Climate Research Lab in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser 
University (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), led by Dr. Kirsten 
Zickfeld, invites applications from prospective Master's and Doctoral 
students interested in pursuing climate change research using Earth 
System models.

The Climate Research Lab pursues research in the following areas: (1) 
Long-term effects of human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and 
aerosols on climate, (2) Reversibility of human-induced climate change, 
(3) Feedbacks between climate and the carbon cycle, (4) Emission 
trajectories and budgets compatible with avoiding "dangerous" climate 
change, (5) Climate tipping points. For further details see 

Specific research projects will be developed in consultation with the 

Funding is available for 2 graduate student positions (2 years for 
Master's, 4 years for Doctoral students) in the form of research and 
teaching assistantships starting in September 2015.

Students of all scientific backgrounds, particularly students with 
training in climate and atmospheric science, oceanography, earth 
science, physical geography, physics or related disciplines are 
encouraged to apply. Strong quantitative skills and excellent oral and 
written communication skills are expected. Experience in computer 
programming is an asset.

For consideration, please send a Curriculum Vitae, a personal statement 
(1*-*2 pages) describing your previous research experience and future 
research interests, informal transcripts, and contact information (email 
and phone) of 2*-*3 references to Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld (kzickfel at sfu.ca 
<mailto:kzickfel at sfu.ca>).

Evaluation of applications will start on Friday, December 5^th 2014 and 
will continue until the positions are filled.

Interested students will also need to submit an application to the 
Department of Geography by January 22^nd 2015 

For further information contact:

Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld
Department of Geography
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
Phone: +1-778-7829047
Email: kzickfel at sfu.ca <mailto:kzickfel at sfu.ca>
Web: http://www.sfu.ca/geography/people/faculty/kirsten-zickfeld


Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld
Assistant Professor

Department of Geography
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC Canada V5A 1S6
Phone: 778-7829047
Fax: 778-7825841

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