Postdoc Position in Climate Modeling / Scientific Computing (80-100%)

     
EmployerEidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zürich, ETHZ
Published9 August 2017
WorkplaceZurich, Zurich region, Switzerland
CategoryEnvironment / Sustainable Development
Computer Science / Telecom
PositionSenior Researcher / Postdoc

Description

The Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science at ETH Zürich has an open position in the "Climate and Water Cycle" research group led by Prof. Christoph Schär:

The aim of our research is to better understand the role of the water cycle in a changing climate, and to improve the predictive power of climate models. The position will be devoted to regional climate modeling at different resolutions (50 - 2 km grid spacing). The targeted work includes: development of modeling strategy, execution of long-term model simulations, statistical analysis and publication of results, in addition to make contact and interaction with impact groups.
The position is embedded in an experienced research team, provides access to high-performance computing systems, is linked with ongoing international and national initiatives (e.g. EURO-CORDEX, COPERNICUS, HORIZON2020, crCLIM), and will involve supervision / support of MSc and PhD candidates.
We offer an attractive research environment at a leading climate research institute, a friendly working atmosphere in a young and ambitious research team, and excellent infrastructure. The ideal starting date for this position is fall 2017. The position is for a period of two years with options for extension.

We are looking for an independent, technically oriented person with the ability to work well in a team. Requirements include: a PhD in atmospheric or climate sciences or a related discipline, experience in atmospheric modeling, solid experience in Unix, Python, and ideally also Fortran, proficient writing skills in English, and good communication skills.

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