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two OPEN positions in glaciology at CEAZA, Chile

Christophe Kinnard

Please find attached two positions in glaciology at CEAZA, Chile.


(1) Professional glaciologist

The Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA) is seeking a person with a scientific background in glaciology, geography, geomatics or related discipline, to join our glaciological research group as a professional glaciologist.

 

Our research is focused on determining the water resources from glaciers and snow in the Andes of the Norte Chico Region. The work involves a significant amount of field work during summer months, and data analysis and reporting writing activities during winter months.

 

Essential duties of the job:

Data analysis:

- Processing of remote sensing data (orthorectification and classification of satellite images and aerial photos

- Management and analysis of glaciological and meteorological data

- Mapping snow cover and glacier extent from satellite images

 

Glaciological field work:

- Working at field sites above 5,000 m

- Making physically demanding glacier and snow measurements, involving traverses of steep glaciers with irregular surfaces while carrying equipment.

- Installation and maintenance of automatic weather stations and other environmental instrumentation

- During summer months (October-March), you will be undertaking field work for 1 to 2 weeks of every month

- Involvement in planning of fieldwork campaigns

 

Report writing

- Production of field and data reports

- Contribution to scientific publications

 

Qualifications:

 

Essential

- Degree in geosciences-related discipline

- Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

- Experience in processing satellite images and aerial photos

- High degree of physical fitness

 

Other desirable skills

- Knowledge of Spanish

- Experience in mountaineering

- Programming skills (IDL, Matlab, etc...)

- Experience of working with electrical instrumentation

 

Salary:

 

$900,000 per month

Plus $40,000/day rate for field work days

 

Duration

 

Immediately – December 31th, 2011.

The position may be renewed for 2012 according to funding availability

 

Requirements:

 

- Curriculum Vitae

- Official certificates of qualifications

- Letter of application

 

For inquiries and application, contact:

 

Dr Christophe Kinnard

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA)

www.ceaza.cl

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(2) Field glaciologist position

 

The Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA) is seeking a person with mountaineering experience and a scientific or engineering background to join our glaciological research group as a field glaciologist.

 

Our research is focussed on determining the water resources from glaciers and snow in the Andes of the Norte Chico Region. The work involves a significant amount of field work during summer months, and data analysis and reporting writing activities during winter months.

 

Essential duties of the job:

 

Glaciological field work:

- Working at field sites above 5,000 m

- Making physically demanding glacier and snow measurements, involving traverses of steep glaciers with irregular surfaces while carrying equipment.

- Installation and maintenance of automatic weather stations and other environmental instrumentation

- During summer months (October-March), you will be undertaking field work for 1 to 2 weeks of every month

- Involvement in planning of fieldwork campaigns

 

Data analysis

- Downloading and organisation of environmental data from dataloggers (HOBO, Campbell Scientific, etc.)

- Management of glaciological and meteorological data

- Data analysis

 

Report writing

- Production of field and data reports

 

Qualifications:

 

Essential

Demonstrable experience in mountaineering and a high degree of physical fitness

Background in scientific or engineering discipline

 

Other desirable skills

Knowledge of Spanish

Degree in scientific or engineering discipline

Experience of working with electrical instrumentation

Experience of data handling and analysis

 

Salary:

 

$730,000 per month

Plus $40,000/day rate for field work days

 

Duration

 

Immediately – December 31th, 2011.

The position could be renewed for 2012 according to funding availability

 

Requirements:

 

- Curriculum Vitae

- Official certificates of qualifications

- Letter of application

 

For inquiries and application, contact:

 

Dr Christophe Kinnard

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA)

www.ceaza.cl

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Dr Christophe Kinnard
Investigador glaciología
Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas- CEAZA
Casilla 554- Campus Andres Bello
Colina El Pino s/n. La Serena - Chile
Tel. Laboratorio H+M: 56-51-334873
Fax: 56-51-334866
www.ceaza.cl

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