The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre 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, geochemistry and geophysics thus allowing multidisciplinary approaches to scientific goals.
Physical Oceanographer / Numerical Modeller (m/f/d)
The section Physical Oceanography of the Polar Seas invites applications for the position of a Physical Oceanographer / Numerical Modeller (m/f/d) in the framework of the EU project Southern Ocean Carbon and Heat Impact on Climate (SO-CHIC).
Rates of climate change on decadal and longer time scales depend on oceanic processes taking place in the Southern Ocean, but little is known about the process details. The advertised position aims at understanding the heat budget (including sensitivities) in the Atlantic Sector of the Southern Ocean. More specifically, you will develop regional budgets for dynamically different areas (inner Weddell Sea, Circumpolar Current, Maude Rise).
Additional advantageous knowledge and skills
The position is limited to 3 years, the targeted starting date is 1st December 2019. The salary will be paid in accordance with the German Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes (TVöD Bund), up to salary level 13. The place of employment will be Bremerhaven.
This characterizes us
Equal opportunities for women and men are an integral part of our personnel policy. Therefore, we encourage women to apply.
Disabled applicants will be given preference when equal qualifications are present. 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".
We look forward to your application!
Please forward your application by October 14th 2019 exclusively online.
Reference number 106/D/Kli-b