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Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Operational Oceanography, Germany 2011

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position in Operational Oceanography at The Institute of Coastal Research in Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany 2011

Study Subject(s):Operational Oceanography
Course Level:Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: EU
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

-PhD or equivalent in oceanography or related disciplines
-expertise in the coordination of research projects would be preferable
-good knowledge in oceanography, knowledge in marine biology would be desirable
-experiences in operational measuring technologies
-expertise in the statistical analysis of environmental data
– good English language skills; German language skills are an asset
-teamwork skills and ability to work under pressure

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Scholarship Open for International Students: No

Scholarship Description: Within the infrastructure project JERICO (Joint European Research Infrastructure network for Coastal Observatories) funding by the EU is provided for the development and cooperation of European coastal observing systems. The Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht develops and operates an own coastal observing system COSYNA (Coastal Observation System for Northern and Arctic Seas) with different in-situ measuring systems (piles, FerryBoxes and Gliders). In the project JERICO Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht took over the task to harmonize the operational service of different observation systems to integrate novel sensor developments and to provide a common basis. One major component are the so-called FerryBox-systems. These systems allow to measure automatically physical and biological-chemical parameters aboard „Ships of Opportunity“. Besides the activities within the project the main focus will be to ensure the operational status of the FerryBox-systems as well as the scientific analysis and assessment of FerryBox-data with statistical methods including cooperation with mathematical modelling groups.

How to Apply: Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: November 21st, 2011

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