Postdoc Position - Atmospheric modeling, large eddy simulations (IBG-3)

At the Institute of Bio- and Geosciences – Agrosphere (IBG-3) we contribute to an improved understanding and reliable prediction of hydrologic and biogeochemical processes in terrestrial systems. At IBG-3, modeling of the terrestrial system in supercomputer environments and the analyses of large data sets constitute central components of scientific and applied research. IBG-3 is also member of the Centre of High-Performance Scientific Computing in Terrestrial Systems (HPSC TerrSys), Geoverbund ABC/J, Germany ( IBG-3 and HPSC TerrSys maintain a leading position in the development and application of parallel software technologies in the geosciences.

We are offering a

Postdoc Position - Atmospheric modeling, large eddy simulations

Your Job:

In a large collaborative project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research related to hydrogen production, you will:

  • Setup and perform large eddy simulation in order to evaluate the impact of local hydrogen production on the ambient atmospheric conditions.
  • The simulation results will be analyzed using advanced data analytics technologies to inform the design and planning of hydrogen production at scale.

Your Profile:

  • University degree (Master) in meteorology, physics or related fields
  • Documented experience in atmospheric modeling and analyses
  • Experience in large eddy simulations is an advantage
  • Ability to cooperate in an interdisciplinary and international team
  • Very good communication and organization skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, both written and spoken

Our Offer:

We work on the very latest issues that impact our society and are offering you the chance to actively help in shaping the change! We support you in your work with:

  • International, interdisciplinary working environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen
  • Working in an institute of one of the largest research institutions in Europe
  • Use of excellent scientific and technical infrastructure
  • Participation in international workshops and conferences
  • Opportunities for technical and scientific training by international experts
  • Ideal conditions for balancing work and private life, as well as a family-friendly corporate policy
  • Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life
  • 30 days of annual leave and an attractive regulation for brigding days
  • A full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
  • Targeted services for international employees, e.g. through our International Advisory Service

We offer you an exciting and varied role in an international and interdisciplinary working environment. The position is for a fixed term of 2 years, with possible long-term prospects. Salary and social benefits will conform to the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Service (TVöD-Bund), pay group 13, depending on the applicant’s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks assigned to them.

In addition to exciting tasks and a collaborative working atmosphere at Jülich, we have a lot more to offer:

We welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds, e.g. in terms of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation / identity, and social, ethnic and religious origin. A diverse and inclusive working environment with equal opportunities in which everyone can realize their potential is important to us.

Letzte Änderung: 07.11.2023