Postdoc position in the field of modeling the water cycle in the trade-wind region

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Closing date: 14 December 2020

The Institute of Meteorology at Freie Universität Berlin is offering a position for a postdoctoral researcher for a period of 3 years.

The researcher will work in the project “Modelling water pathways and isotopes in the trade-wind boundary layer (MoWITrade)”, funded by the German Science Foundation, which aims at investigating the water cycle in the marine trade-wind region. She or he will develop and apply sophisticated moisture transport diagnostics in numerical model simulations over a wide range of resolutions based on the ICON-ART framework. Passive numerical moisture tracers will be used in combination with prognostic water isotope simulations to determine the isotopic fingerprints of moisture pathways in the trade-wind region. The simulated isotopic composition will be compared to measurements from the recent EUREC4A field campaign over the tropical North Atlantic.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD) in meteorology, climate sciences, physics, mathematics or computer sciences. We are looking for a motivated researcher with experience in numerical simulations of the atmosphere. Experience in the analysis of the atmospheric water cycle and/or the isotopic composition of atmospheric moisture are of advantage.

The application deadline is 14. Dec. 2020. For information on how to apply, see
https://www.fu-berlin.de/universitaet/beruf-karriere/jobs/english/GW-MoWITrade-E.html

Further inquiries can be addressed to Stephan Pfahl (stephan.pfahl@met.fu-berlin.de).


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