Research Associate in Atmospheric Dynamics And Modelling University of Hamburg Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences / Department of Earth Sciences/ Meteorological In Germany

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in atmospheric dynamics and modelling


The positionin accordance with Section28 subsection3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG)commences on 1 July 2019 or as soon as possible af-ter this date.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section2 of the academic fixed-term labor con-tract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed for a period of3 years.The position calls for 39 hours per week.


Duties primarily include teaching and research. Research associates mayalso pursue independ-ent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:

The successful candidate will join the theoretical meteorology group to work onmodelling thelarge-scale dynamicsand predictability. The successful application will combine noveldiagnostic methodsand numerical models of different complexity to analyze spatio-temporal variability of the climate system. Theposition includes 4teaching hoursper week.


A university degree in a relevant subject plus doctorate.The PhD degree can be in atmospheric science, physical oceanography, physics, applied mathematics or a related field. Candidates are expected to havean appropriate track record of communicating research results, strong compu-tational skills, and a high level of independence and creativity.

The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and explicitly encourages women to apply. Equally qualified female applicants will receive preference in ac-cordance with the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HmbGleiG).

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the ap-plication process.

For further information, please contact Prof.Dr. Nedjeljka Žagar or consult our website at

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, copies of degree certificates, the names andcon-tact information of 2-3 professional references, and a statement ofresearch and teaching inter-est submitted as onesingle PDF file.

Please send applications to nedjeljka.zagar@uni-hamburg.dewith the subject "post-doc appli-cation TM” by 01.05.2019.

Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents sub-mitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.

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