Postdoc "Measurements of nitrogen oxides and total odd nitrogen in the atmosphere aboard commercial aircraft in IAGOS"

Research Center Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IEK-8 - Troposphäre


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Quality assurance of the measurements and validation of the data Analysis of the distribution of nitrogen oxides from the observations and establishment of a climatology Investigation of possible sources of nitrogen oxides, as well as their atmospheric chemistry and transport, with a particular focus on global air quality objectives Comparison of climatologies from IAGOS observations with results from chemistry transport models and remote sensing, in close cooperation with our modelling group and with partners from other European projects such as Copernicus

Your Profile:

Doctoral degree in chemistry, physics, meteorology or a comparable discipline Profound knowledge in atmospheric chemistry and physics, and a strong interest in international collaboration Besides strong technical and organizational skills, it is expected that the results of the research are presented in peer reviewed publications and at international conferences Proven experience in data analysis and programming skills using state of the art software tools, such as Matlab or Python, is a requirement Experience in atmospheric transport modelling using, e.g., FLEXPART or LAGRANTO, is of Advantage Profound knowledge of English language is mandatory

Our Offer:

An exciting, interdisciplinary team work Excellent scientific environment and technical facilities on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen Broad spectrum of international contacts and collaborations A comprehensive further training programme, including English language courses Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Limited for 2 years Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD).

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018-246

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