Job advertisement Postdoctoral Fellow Position – Earth System Dynamics

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Postdoctoral Fellow Position – Earth System Dynamics

Postdoctoral Fellow Position – Earth System Dynamics

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IBS Center for Climate Physics (ICCP)

The IBS Center for Climate Physics (ICCP), ( directed by Dr. Axel Timmermann, is dedicated to advancing the understanding of natural climate variability, man-made climate change and their impacts on the hydrological cycle, regional processes, ice-sheets, and sea level. The ICCP is generously funded through the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) (

ICCP is located in Busan, the second largest city in South Korea and the ninth largest port city in the world. Surrounded by ocean and mountains, the city has a dramatic natural background. From designer cafes, international movie and art festivals, award-winning restaurants to temples at the end of hiking trails, Busan has something to offer for everyone.


Busan, Korea, Republic of


Relevant divisions
Climate: Past, Present & Future (CL)
Hydrological Sciences (HS)
Ocean Sciences (OS)


Entry level

50 million KRW/year (~45,000 USD)

Required education

Application deadline
1 July 2020

14 February 2020

Job description

Employer: IBS Center for Climate Physics * Location: Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea * Education Level: PhD * Job type: Postdoctoral Fellow * Salary: 50 million KRW/year (~45,000 USD) * Term: Full Time, 2 year * Start date: no later than 1 July 2020

Applicants for this position should have a PhD in physics, climate sciences, meteorology, oceanography or a related field. Postdoctoral Fellows or Assistant Research Fellows are expected to have strong computational skills, excitement to work on a new research subject, a good publication record, a high level of independence, curiosity and creativity, and an interest in working in an international and interdisciplinary research environment. The successful candidate will work with Tamas Bodai to study the forced response of ENSO teleconnections and/or extremes via Large Ensembles of Earth system models.

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter with a short statement of your research interests, curriculum vitae, the name of 2 references, and up to three publications to Ms. U-Jeong Seo ( Informal enquiry about the position should be directed to Tamas Bodai ( The position remains open until filled.