At the Laboratoire de Météorologue Dynamique – Ecole Polytechnique (LMD) in France, a 13-month postdoc position in atmosphericsciences/lidar physics is available. The position will be part of the task "development of a new standardized and fully automated algorithm for lidar characterization of PBL vertical structure at ICOS-atmospheric stations" within the ICOS-INWIRE project.
In collaboration with an engineer of the SIRTA team, the candidate will develop algorithms dedicated to the retrieval of boundary layer height from lidar measurements, will conduct research and tests to validate the system for estimating the height of the boundary layer, as well as will take care of the management and maintenance of the lidar instruments from ICOS. Close collaboration with the RAMCES team at Laboratory of Climate Sciences and the Environment (LSCE) of the Atomic Energy Commission and Alternative Energies (CEA) in Saclay is foreseen.
The candidate should have a PhD in atmospheric science, atmosphericremote sensing, or related subject. In addition, he/ she should be able to work under linux / windows environment and should have strong skills in scientific computing software (matlab/python/IDL), as well as speak and write English fluently.
Please find more details here: http://tinyurl.com/ICOS-INWIREpostdoc2014
Application process and closing date:
Please send your application letter and resume with 2 references by email before November 1, 2014 by email to Christophe Pietras.
The position will start as soon as possible at the Laboratory of Dynamic Meteorology (LMD) of Ecole Polytechnique in Palaiseau (20km south of Paris), France. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes full social and health benefits.
For any questions contact:
Christophe Pietras – firstname.lastname@example.org
Martial Haeffelin – email@example.com
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