PhD vacancy at Thünen Istitute for Climate-smart Agriculture

The Thünen Istitute for Climate-smart Agriculture is looking for a Research scientist (PhD student) to model atmospheric nitrogen deposition and its effects on greenhouse gas exchange in different ecosystems.


  • MSc (or similar) in Meteorology, Computer Sciences, Agricultural, Soil, Forest or EnvironmentalSciences, Geography, Geoecology, Biology or related disciplines;
  • experience in application and development of SVAT models;
  • good programming skills and experience in processing large data sets (Matlab, etc.);
  • knowledge of transformation and exchange processes of N and C compounds in plant, soil and atmosphere;
  • interest in model development and analytical work;
  • high motivation and interest in tackling scientific problems, good command of English.

Deadline for applications: 2 August 2013.

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