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.
• 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.