JOB OPPORTUNITY: POST-DOC ON MODELLING AND OBSERVATIONS OF CO2 ICE CLOUDS ON MARS AT LATMOS (GUYANCOURT, FRANCE)

We are currently accepting applications for a fixed-term post-doc position on studying CO2 ice clouds on Mars. The contract is for 1 year + one additional year based on performance + a possible extension for a third year depending on funding sources. The gross salary is minimum 2500 EUR/month and depends on experience.

The project involves a collaboration between the laboratories LATMOS, LMD and Laboratoire d’études spatiales et d’instrumentation en astrophysique (LESIA).

More information on the project can be found at: http://www.latmos.ipsl.fr/index.php/fr/stages-theses/posting/77/Postdoc%20position%20on%20modelling%20and%20observations%20of%20CO2%20ice%20clouds%20on%20Mars%20

We welcome applications from scientists with a PhD (or PhD by the time of the post-doc) in planetology, astronomy, meteorology, atmospheric sciences, or related fields. Experience in atmospheric (in particular global climate) modelling, limb observation analysis, and/or radiative transfer modelling are recommended. Fluency in using unix/linux environments and Fortran programming will be appreciated.

Applications (English or French) consisting of a CV, publication list, at least one recommendation letter, and a motivation letter should be sent to Dr. Anni Määttänen (at anni.maattanen@latmos.ipsl.fr) by August 15, 2015. The contract can start on November 1, 2015, but a later date is negotiable.