[ES_JOBS_NET] Research Scientist position Alfred Wegener Institut for Polar and Marine Research

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Nov 14 11:23:00 MST 2014

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From: Hanno Meyer <Hanno.Meyer at awi.de>
Date: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 5:54 AM

 Dear colleagues,

please find attached an announcement for a 3-years Research Scientist/Post
Doc opportunity at the Alfred Wegener Institut for Polar and Marine
Research to be filled as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact
either Martin.Werner(at)awi.de or me if you have any questions.


 Research Scientist (oxygen and deuterium isotope measurements, Arctic
water cycle)

Division:Climate Sciences

The Alfred Wegener Institute 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.

For our new joint project of the sections „Paleoclimate Dynamics“,
“Glaciology”, “Physical Oceanography” and “Periglacial Research”, we seek
to appoint a

*Research Scientist (oxygen and deuterium isotope measurements, Arctic
water cycle)*

* Background: *
The position will be part of the project Iso-Arc („From source to sink -
decoding the isotopic fingerprint of the eastern Arctic water cycle“)
funded by the AWI Strategy Fund. The overall goal of this project is a
first-time detailed detection and description of the eastern Arctic water
cycle, its isotopic composition (H2O-18, HDO), and imprint in various
climate archives.

*Tasks: *
You will be responsible for the set up and maintenance of two Picarro
instruments on board of the research vessel Polarstern and the Samoylov
station in Eastern Siberia. After successful installation these instruments
will run autonomously and can be controlled remotely from AWI Bremerhaven.
You will also be in charge of compiling other available Arctic isotope
data, performing model-data comparison and analyses, and publishing key
scientific results.

•    PhD in Physics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Math or a related field
•    experience/interest in isotope measurements with laser spectrometers
(e.g. Picarro or LGR instruments) and climate modelling
•    proficiency in English (oral and written)

Furthermore this position requires the possibility and willingness to
participate in research cruises on board the Polarstern and to perform
fieldwork at the Samoylov research station.

The position is limited to 3 years. The salary will be paid in accordance
with the German Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes (TVöD Bund). The
Places of employment will be *Bremerhaven*.

For further information please contact *Dr. Martin Werner*, (+49 471
4831-1882, Martin.Werner(at)awi.de).

AWI aims to increase the number of women in the scientific staff. Female
candidates are therefore especially asked to apply. Disabled applicants
will be given preference when equal qualifications are present; please see
the notification on our homepage under job offers/jobs. 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”.

Please forward your applications with the standard documentation (cover
letter, Curriculum Vitae, list of most relevant publications and contact
information of two referees) referencing code *111/G/Kli* by *November
30th, 2014*, via postal mail to: Stiftung Alfred-Wegener-Institut
Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Personalabteilung,
Postfach 12 01 61, 27515 Bremerhaven or by e-mail (all documents merged
into one PDF file) to: personal(at)awi.de.

Dr. Hanno Meyer
Isotope Laboratory of the Alfred Wegener Institute
for Polar and Marine Research
Research Unit Potsdam
Telegrafenberg A 43
14473 Potsdam
TEL:  +49-331-288-2115
FAX:  +49-331-288-2137
e-mail : Hanno.Meyer at awi.de
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