[ES_JOBS_NET] postdoc call in paleoclimate modelling

maisa rojas maisa at dgf.uchile.cl
Sun Sep 13 18:06:57 MDT 2015


please see below an announcement for a postdoc position  in paleo climate
modelling in Chile.

Feel free to distribute,

many thanks,


*Call for a postdoctoral fellowship in Paleo Climate **Modelling*

The Millennium Nucleus in “Paleoclimate of the Southern Hemisphere” invites
applications for a *one-year postdoctoral fellowship* in paleoclimate
modeling (possibly renewable for another year). The main goal of our
research group is to understand the evolution of the coupled atmosphere,
ocean and biosphere over broadly the last 25,000 years over the Southern
Hemisphere. More specifically our study areas include western Patagonia and
the adjacent Ocean.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences, Climate
Modelling or related field. Good programming skills, and experience in
paleo climate modeling are highly desirable. Showing willingness and
ability to conduct independent research while being a team player is also
expected.  You will join an active research group that addresses the study
of paleoclimate combining empirical and modelling approaches, with
opportunities of fieldwork in Patagonia. We are an interdisciplinary
research team with expertise in the disciplines of atmospheric sciences,
empirical and physical paleo-oceanography, paleo-ecology and glacial

Salary is assigned according to CONICYT standards, equivalent to ca. 29
kUSD per year, which corresponds roughly to 2.5 times the Chilean per
capita average income.

Interested applicants should send their CV and a brief research proposal
(up to 2 pages) to Dr. Maisa Rojas (maisa at dgf.uchile.cl) or  Fabrice
Lambert (lambert at uc.cl) by *September 30 2015*. The selected candidate is
expected to start early 2016. For more information don’t hesitate to
contact me.

Dra. Maisa Rojas Corradi
Profesora Asociada
Departamento de Geofisica
Universidad de Chile
Blanco Encalada 2002, 4to piso
Tel: 56-2-2978 43 12
Fax: 56-2-2696 87 90

Núcleo Milenio PaleoClima
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