de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas / Center
of Advanced Research in Arid Zones, La Serena, Chile
invite applications for a 3-year renewable researcher position in
hydrology to join a group of young international scientists at
CEAZA*. The successful candidate will contribute to ongoing projects
and develop his/her own research on the wide range of hydrological
processes involved in the water cycle of the semiarid
Northern-Central Chile, including snow and glacier melt, groundwater
flow and water use by irrigation. He/She will work in close
collaboration with researchers in glaciology, hydrogeology and water
management, but may also develop innovative research projects with
biologists and climate scientists.
will contribute to the development of a regional water observatory.
This long-term project will generate data and therefore facilitate
quantitative analysis of the interactions between regional water
resources and climate.
candidates must have a PhD
or Master degree in hydrology
or a related discipline. They must demonstrate their ability to use
hydrological models and their interest in multidisciplinary research.
Experience in remote sensing data processing is an asset. Knowledge
of Spanish language is not required.
salary is 1’537’500 Chilean pesos per month.
should be written in English or Spanish and include:
cover letter summarizing experience and motivation for this position
curriculum vitae including a list of publications
copy of PhD or Master diploma and other documents showing degrees
and former positions relevant for this position
list of 2 potential referees
should be submitted by E-mail to Dr. Simon Gascoin
of applications will begin on September 15th, 2010 and will continue
until no longer needed. The position is available from November 2010.
(Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas) is a regional
research center, established in 2003 dedicated to studying the impact
of climatic change and oscillations (e.g. ENSO) upon the hydrological
cycle and the biological productivity in the arid zones of
Northern-Central Chile. The successful applicant will work as part of
the Hydrology and Modeling group at CEAZA. More information about
CEAZA and ongoing projects can be found at http://www.ceaza.cl.
not hesitate to contact Dr. Simon Gascoin ([hidden email])
for any additional detail.
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