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Job announcement at Tuebingen (Germany)

Volker Hochschild
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would be glad if you could publish the following announcement for a  
job vacancy at Tuebingen University (Germany):

"University Tuebingen (Germany)
At the Chair of Physical Geography/GIS (Prof. Dr. Volker Hochschild)  
is a job vacancy from the 1st of May 2011 for the duration of 3 years  
(projected for 6 years). The position of a

Scientist (PhD student)
Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L (50 %)


for the contribution within the BMBF-F&E programme „Tibet and Central  
Asia: Monsoon-Dynamics and Geoecosystems“ is to be assigned (subject  
to the confirmation of the BMBF). The candidate works leading in the  
subproject „Variability and Trends of water cycle components in  
Benchmark-catchments of the Tibet-Plateau (WET)” in close cooperation  
with the research partners. The position comprises the organisation of  
the remote sensing data evaluation as well as the field campaigns.

Tasks:
• Radar remote sensing (TerraSAR-X, ENVISAT, ALOS),
• Multisensoral remote sensing data evaluations for the deri-vation of  
hydrological and biophysical parameters (soil moisture, LAI,  
evapotranspiration, etc.),
• Organisation of in-situ measurements in the field (surface  
roughness, soil moisture, etc.),
• Parameterisation of hydrological models for the compilation of the  
water balance of endorheic lake ecosystems on the Tibetan Plateau.

Requirements:
• Degree (Master, Diploma) in Physical Geography with re-mote sensing,  
geoinformatics or similar subjects as majors,
• Profound knowledge of multifrequent and multipolarimetric microwave  
evaluations as well as image processing with popular software,
• Preparedness for field work on the Tibetan Plateau,
• Excellent knowledge of English language,
• Communicative skills and willingness for teamwork,
• Personal PhD qualification desired.

Disabled persons will be preferred on equal qualification. The  
University of Tuebingen wants to increase the proportion of women in  
science and education and therefore encourages es-pecially female  
researchers for their application. Applications with usual meaningful  
documents have to be send until the 31st of March 2011 to

Prof. Dr. Volker Hochschild
Physische Geographie – GIS
Geographisches Institut
Universität Tübingen
Rümelinstr. 19-23
72070 Tübingen
[hidden email]"



Thanks a lot in advance

Volker Hochschild
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Prof. Dr. Volker Hochschild
Physische Geographie und GIS
Geographisches Institut
Universitaet Tuebingen
Ruemelinstr. 19-23
72070 Tuebingen

Tel.: +49-7071-2975316
FAX:  +49-7071-295378
e-mail: [hidden email]



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