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Job Offer: Internal Research Fellow in Future Mission Earth Science

Are you interested in the space-based Earth Observation? Are you interested in working in world-leading space agency? Then maybe a research fellow position at the ESA is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 14 February 2022!

main topics:

Research activities in support of performance assessment of the EarthCARE mission and its instruments (imager, radiometer, lidar and radar) using ground-based, aircraft, or satellite measurements.

Research activities supporting investigation of the synergy between Copernicus Sentinel-5 imaging spectrometers, and the 3MI multi-viewing, multi-spectral polarimeters embarked on the series of MetOp-SG-A satellites.

Research activities into forward modelling and retrieval algorithms for upper troposphere and stratospheric trace gases and aerosols.

place: ESTEC, Noordwijk, Netherlands  

qualification required: Ph.D. degree in a related technical or scientific discipline, ability to conduct research autonomously, research/publication record, a good knowledge of English and/or French

application deadline: 14 February 2022

link: https://jobs.esa.int/job/Noordwijk-Internal-Research-Fellow-in-Future-Mission-Earth-Science-ESTE/763330501/

contact address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job Offer: Researcher for studies of the physical processes controlling the life cycle of fog

Are you interested in working on the physical processes controlling the life cycle of fog? Are you interested in data processing and numerical modeling? Then maybe a position at IPSL/CNRS is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 22 February 2022!

main topics:

Study the variability of key variables during the fog dissipation phase

Validate the Large Eddy Simulations with focusing on the fog dissipation phase.

Quantify and analyze the role of each physical process and prognostic variables such as cloud water and water vapor content, potential temperature and turbulent kinetic energy.

place: Palaiseau Polytechnic School, Paris, France

qualification required: Ph.D. degree in climate science or meteorology or equivalent. Scientific research experience. Good level of oral and written communication in French and English.

application deadline: 22 February 2022

link: https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/CDD/FR636-EVEMAG-069/Default.aspx?lang=EN

contact person:  Dr. Martial Haeffelin, HDR, martial.haeffelin @ ipsl.fr

Job Offer: Postdoctoral position in the field of atmospheric radar remote-sensing

Are you interested in the aero-ecology and tools for insect detection and tracking? Are you expert on meteorological radars? Then maybe a postdoc position at Leipzig University is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 18 February 2022!

main topics:

Independent research as part of an interdisciplinary team in the atmospheric remote sensing group in collaboration with colleagues in meteorology and biodiversity science.

Development of techniques to retrieve insect number concentration and insect taxonomical types from 3D video sensor observations.

Development of scattering data base of insects based on 3D insect models to simulate insect radar returns.

place: Leipzig University, Germany

qualification required: PhD in data science, atmospheric science, (radar)engineering, or a related topic. Very good command of data analysis and programming languages (e.g., Python,Matlab).

application deadline: 18 February 2022

contact person: Prof. Heike Kalesse-Los, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Offer: Postdoctoral position in the field of atmospheric radar remote-sensing

Are you interested in the physics of mid-latitute clouds? Are you expert on meteorological radars? Then maybe a postdoc position at Leipzig University is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application is open from February 2022!

main topics:

Extending the Passive and Active Microwave radiative TRAnsfer model (PAMTRA) with additional polarimetric variables and state of the art scattering capabilities.

Support deploying a novel optical snowfall instrument and develop an advanced Bayesian inverse retrieval based on spectral, polarimetric measurements for quantifying riming and SIP processes.

place: Leipzig University, Germany

qualification required: PhD in Meteorology, Physics or a related field. Strong interest in atmospheric science, in particular in cloud physics, remote sensing, microwave single particle scattering properties, and inverse retrieval methods.

application open from February 2022

contact person: Dr. Maximilian Maahn, maximilian.maahn@uni-leipzig.de

Job Offer: Research Associate in development of exascale LES code for urban flows

Are you interested in high-performance computing? Are you interested in taking part of large research project ExCALIBUR? Then maybe a research associate position at the Imperial College London is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 17 February 2022!

main topics:

To lead the implementation of the 2DECOMP&FFT library into the uDALES code.

To reimplement the urban surface calculations (radiation, flow) in a GPU-friendly manner by taking advantage of the latest parallel paradigms. This requires close collaboration with colleagues in Aeronautics that will be developing a GPU-friendly version of 2DECOMP&FFT.

Contribute to adding new capabilities to the uDALES (uncertainty quantification, information from mesoscale atmospheric models).

place: Imperial College London, UK  

qualification required: Ph.D. degree in high performance computing or in computational Fluid dynamics, or a closely related discipline Knowledge of at least two programming languages and parallel paradigms (Fortran,C,C++, MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC, etc.).

application deadline: 17 February 2022

link: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/description/ENG02010/research-associate

contact person: Maarten van Reeuwijk, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Job Offer: Doctoral position in the area of urban radiation observations and modelling

Are you interested in the urban meteorology? Are you interested in taking part in a field campaign? Then maybe a doctoral position at the Freiburg University is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application deadline is 28 February 2022!

main topics:

Work on modifications of solar and terrestrial radiation in the atmospheric boundary layer above and downwind of metropolitan areas.

Participation on a field campaign with multiple high-quality radiation sensors will quantify direct and diffuse solar irradiance and terrestrial irradiance upwind, directly above and downwind of Paris, France.

Identify radiative changes and urban-scale forcings.

place: Freiburg, Germany

qualification required: M.Sc. in meteorology, environmental sciences, environmental physics, physical geography or a related field.

application deadline: 28 February 2022

link: https://uni-freiburg.de/university/jobs/00002058/

contact address: Prof. Dr. Andreas Christen, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Job Offer: Research Fellow in wind energy science

Are you interested in the research towards more effective wind farms? Are you expert on Doppler wind lidars? Then maybe a research fellow position at the Institute of Atmospheric Science at DLR Oberpfaffenhofen is a great opportunity for you!

Check out the call below, the application is open from February 2022!

main topics:

Analysis of existing datasets that were collected at the research wind farm site prior to wind turbine installation.

Installation, operation and maintenance of measurement equipment at the site (i.e. three DWL and one MWR).

Validation of existing measurement strategies that were developed for wind turbine wake measurements and turbulence retrievals at the wind farm.

place: Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

qualification required: Very good PhD in Physics, Meteorology, Aerospace Engineering or related disciplines. Very good programming skills (preferably Python and C or Java). Good knowledge of atmospheric measurement technologies (especially Doppler wind lidar).

application opens in February 2022

link: ttps://www.dlr.de/dlr/jobs/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10596/1003_read-47398/ 

contact person: Norman Wildmann, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..