Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research
Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU)
82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Nominations for an Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship in modelling terrestrial ecosystems and biodiversity responses to environmental and socioeconomic changes
Are you an excellent early career researcher from abroad, interested in obtaining a Humboldt Research Fellowship to perform research in Germany? Do your research interests include modelling of (large regional/global) land ecosystem processes, climate change, land-use change and socio-ecological modelling? Do you have skills in the analysis of large data sets, modelling or code development?
We are seeking candidates to be nominated for a Humboldt Research Fellowship funded under the new Henriette Herz-Scouting-Programme of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Humboldt Research Fellowships allow successful candidates to pursue an independent programme of research aligned to the research interests of the host organisation. These prestigious Fellowships are held for up to 24-months.
Candidates must meet the following formal requirements:
The research will be conducted at KITís Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Environmental Research Division (IMK-IFU) in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Germany). In addition to the formal requirements specified by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation we seek candidates who are interested in developing their research along the lines of the research groups Global Land Ecosystem Modelling (https://lemg.imkifu.kit.edu/) and Land Use Change and Climate Research (https://landchange.imk-ifu.kit.edu/). Our activities include:
More information is available at: https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/apply/sponsorshipprogrammes/henriette-herz-scouting-programme and: https://www.humboldtfoundation.de/en/apply/sponsorship-programmes/humboldt-research-fellowship
The first deadline for applications is February 15 2021, with a second call expected later this year.
Applications for nominations should be sent to Prof. Dr. Almut Arneth, Almut.firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include: a letter of motivation (max. one page) that provides a short self-assessment as to why you fit to the Henriette Herz-Programme, and a description of your research interests and skills in context of the broad research areas outlined above; a C.V. and degree certificates as well as publication list. Documents should be sent as a single pdf.