Postdoctoral fellowship in climate (sea ice) modelling available at UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve (second call)
Postdoctoral fellowship in climate (sea ice) modelling available
at UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve (second call)
The Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research
/ Earth and Life Institute of the Université catholique de Louvain
(UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow
for participation to the EU FP7 project COMBINE (Comprehensive
Modelling of the Earth System for Better Climate Prediction and
The research will consist in:
contributing to the coupling of
the new version of the Louvain-la-Neuve sea ice model, LIM3 (www.climate.be/lim),
with the Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL, Paris, France; www.ipsl.fr)
climate general circulation model (CGCM),
participating to the validation
of the coupled model, with focus on sea ice, and
quantifying the feedbacks related
to sea ice in climate change projections performed with the
This work will be done in close
collaboration with IPSL. Frequent visits to this lab are expected.
The candidates should have a PhD in physical climatology,
oceanography or marine glaciology. Expertise in conduct and/or
analysis of CGCM simulations will be a plus.
The position is offered for about 2 years. The salary will be
commensurate with experience according to the UCL rates.
Expected date for entry on duty: as soon as possible.
Applicants should send (i) a statement of research experience,
qualifications and interests, (ii) a complete CV including a list
of publications, and (iii) contact information for three
references via e-mail to Prof. Thierry Fichefet ([hidden email]).
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2011 and continue
until the position is filled.
Pr. Thierry FICHEFET
Université catholique de Louvain
Faculty of Sciences (SC)
Earth and Life Institute (ELI)
Georges Lemaître Centre for Earth and Climate Research (TECLIM)
2, chemin du Cyclotron
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