Vacant position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Polar Studies, University of Silesia

The Dean of the Faculty of Earth Sciences and the Head of the Centre for Polar Studies (KNOW) of the University of Silesia in Katowice, are seeking to employ a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Polar Studies at the University of Silesia.

Application is open to the most outstanding young scientists who have a doctoral degree in Earth Sciences or other related sciences, obtained abroad, not earlier than in 2013, on the basis of the dissertation or scientific achievements published in English language.

Job description:
• modelling the dynamics of the frontal zone of tidewater glaciers and the interactions of the glacier with the ocean (MATLAB, Fortran, C++);
• develop the model of glacier calving and performing validation of the model on the basis of observational data;
• collaboration with the team on the issues concerning glaciological modelling;
• the candidate will be required to prepare a grant application in international cooperation and to publish at least two publications (in JCR journals) within the duration of the contract.

Application deadline: August 31, 2016. 

Detailed requirements and other information is available here