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"Scientist position in Snow Physics available at SLF Davos, Switzerland"

jasmine.zimmermann
 S  WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF


The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and protection of landscapes and habitats, and a responsible approach to natural hazards. WSL employs approximately 500 people, of whom 140 work at SLF in Davos.

The Research Unit Snow and Permafrost investigates the behavior of snow, soil and permafrost and interactions with the atmosphere. The Group Snow Physics develops experimental and theoretical methods to understand the physical properties of snow from its (dynamic) microstructure. We are looking for a

Scientist in Snow Physics
You will conduct and develop research in snow physics of alpine and polar environments at the interface of lab experiments, field campaigns and modeling. You will exploit key infrastructures of the group such as cold lab and tomography. With complementary competences you will strengthen the team. Furthermore you are expected to support core group activities by the acquisition of third party funding. You will publish your results in scientific journals and present them at international conferences. In addition you will assist the supervision of students and contribute to teaching at university level.
You hold a university degree and a PhD in a field related to the position and have an outstanding, international track record in snow, firn or ice sciences with a focus on microstructural properties. A proven expertise in organizing and conducting experiments and/or field work is a requirement. A record of relevant publications and previous successful acquisition of project funding is expected. You like to work in interdisciplinary environments and you are able to bring enthusiasm to the team.

This is a Tenure Track position. The employment contract will initially be limited to two years.
Please send your complete application including contact information for 2 references to Jasmine Zimmermann, Human Resources WSL/SLF. Henning Löwe, phone +41 (0)81 417 01 54, will be happy to answer any questions or offer further information. The WSL strives to increase the proportion of women in its employment, which is why qualified women are particularly called upon to apply for this position. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Online application form: https://apply.refline.ch/273855/0929/prM1YYVYwjKts2GAejgnSv99e6g7V4ZqZFZecFAIZ81WDp4DMf3DLc/apply

Link job advertisement: https://apply.refline.ch/273855/0929/pub/2/index.html




WSL-Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF
Flüelastrasse 11, CH-7260 Davos Dorf, Telefon +41-81-417 01 11, Fax +41-81-417 01 10, www.slf.ch

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