Vacancy: Technician Position at Goettingen University (Germany)
The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is offering for the project "Influence of tropical land-use transformations on local and regional climate in Sumatra (Indonesia) a Technician position for meteorological measurements in Indonesia
The Bioclimatology group at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is
offering for the project "Influence of tropical land-use transformations
on local and regional climate in Sumatra (Indonesia) a
Technician position for meteorological measurements in Indonesia
The position (full time) will initially be for 2 years with possibility of extension until December 2015 and should be filled as soon as possible. Salary: Pay grade TVL 7 of German state regulated public service salary scale.
Your duties The project will investigate carbon, water and energy fluxes between an oil palm plantation and the atmosphere and environmental variables in various land-use types. Tasks include installation and maintenance of automatic micrometeorological stations at various field sites in Sumatra/ Indonesia, supervision of local assistants, quality control of data, interaction with project partners.
• Technical training in electronics, mechanics or environmental measurements.
• Experience with meteorological measurements and/or programming skills are a plus.
• Willing to spent up to 10 months per year in Indonesia
• Proficiency (fluency) in English; German a plus.
• Ability to carry out fieldwork under challenging field conditions in the tropics
Working place will in Jambi/Indonesia at the CRC research facilities (up to 10 months per year) with short visits in Göttingen.
The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply as they are underrepresented in this field. Disabled persons with equivalent aptitude will be favoured.
Please send your application electronically as a single pdf containing the usual documents by June 25, 2012 to <email@example.com>. If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Knohl (phone: +49 551 393682, e-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org>). Information about the bioclimatology group can be found at <http://www.uni-goettingen.de/bioclimatology>.
We request that you send your application documents as single pdf file. We will dispose the documents after a holding period of five months.
Alexander Knohl Professor of Bioclimatology Georg-August University of Göttingen Büsgenweg 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany phone: +49 551 39 3682 fax: +49 551 39 9619 web: http://www.uni-goettingen.de/bioklimatologie