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PhD/Postdoc positions on modelling ice-sheet/climate interaction with CESM-CISM

Job Summary
Job Summary
Sector Academic
Categories Climate and Paleoclimatology
Cryospheric Sciences
Ocean Sciences
Type Full time
Level Student / Graduate / Internship
Employer Delft University of Technology
Location Delft, Netherlands
Salary Open
Required Education Master
Application Deadline Open until the position is filled
Posted 07 March 2017
Employer Information

The Department of Geoscience and Remote Sensing from the Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) conducts a research program in the disciplines of geodesy and remote sensing, natural geophysics, and climate and atmospheric sciences.


Job Description

The Department of Geoscience & Remote Sensing of TUDelft, Netherlands, ( invites researchers who are interested in a cryosphere/climate related PhD/post-doc position to submit an application to model the Greenland ice sheet and/or Laurentide ice sheet and/or its climate with the Community Earth System Model ( coupled to the Community Ice Sheet Model (

For the PhD position, a background on meteorology, physics, mathematics, glaciology, oceanography and/or Earth Sciences and demonstrated experience on climate, earth science and/or physics modeling is required. Experience with FORTRAN90 and Unix-Linux environments is desired. Strong programming skills are essential.

For the PostDoc position, a PhD in climate and/or ice sheet modeling is required.

Applications are welcomed until position is filled. Please send questions/application to Miren Vizcaino:

Preferred starting date: between March and June 2017. Funding is available for four (PhD) or three (PostDoc) years from the ERC-project “CoupledIceClim”.

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