Jobs

CIRM, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research (CIRM) offers a position of First Assistant (Post-doc) on Mountain Socio-Ecological Systems. Deadline to apply is 31 July, 2020.

ETH, Zürich

The Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW) at ETH offers a Doctorate in Laboratory Study of Subglacial Drainage.  The starting date is negotiable, the latest start being envisioned for 1 September 2020.

Aberystwyth University, UK

Aberystwyth University offers two PhD opportunities in glaciology, to commence in September 2020. Deadline to apply is 1 July 2020.

WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF

The Research Unit ‘Snow Avalanches and Prevention’ at the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF investigates the formation and dynamics of avalanches, develops warning systems for Alpine natural hazards, and issues the Swiss avalanche bulletin. Its research group ‘Avalanche Formation’ is looking for two "PhD Students: Glide-snow Avalanche Formation". 

University of Zurich, Switzerland

The Hydrology & Climate unit of the University of Zurich's Department of Geography offers a PhD position within the project "Mountains: Water Towers for Food Production?", to begin as soon as possible (summer 2020). 

University of Bern, Switzerland

Biovision and the Center for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern are looking for a Co-Head to lead the the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Switzerland. The below job description is in German. Deadline to apply is 9 June, 2020.

CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research), France

The postdoctoral fellow will be in charge of modelling the thermal and hydrological processes of high-mountain permafrost with the software Feflow® (DHI – WASY) for a period of 24 months. This work is conducted in the frame of the research project ANR-19-CE01-0018-01 WISPER : "Water and Ice related processes in Steep alpine bedrock PERmafrost", funded by the French National Research Agency.

Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany

The Geo-ecosystems in Transition on the Tibetan Plateau (TransTiP) department of the Technische Universitat Braunschweig is seeking highly motivated and qualified early career researchers holding a M.Sc. or equivalent degree with a suitable background in geophysical sciences, environmental sciences, biological sciences, or related fields. Applicants must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral, and should have strong affection to acquire interdisciplinary work and research experience. Application deadline is 31 May 2020.

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