Project Leader Position

Past-to-future transient climate modeling and Tropical Climate Dynamics

Employer: IBS Center for Climate Physics,
Location: Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
Discipline: Past-to-future transient climate modeling and Tropical Climate Dynamics.

Education Level: PhD
Job type: Postdoctoral Fellow
Salary: 70 - 85 million KRW/year (~ 61,000 - 74,000 USD/year)
Term: Full Time, 3 year, with possibility for renewal up to 10 years 
Closing Date: Open until positions are filled
Start date of position: October 1st, 2017 or later

The new IBS Center for Climate Physics (ICCP) at Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea, is seeking to recruit two Project Leaders to lead small teams in Past-to-future transient climate modeling and Tropical Climate Dynamics.

Applicants should be emerging leaders in their field with a PhD or equivalent in physical oceanography, atmospheric science, climate dynamics or related field. Applicants should have an outstanding publication record, a high level of independence, and proven leadership skills (1-2 fellows). The project leaders will closely interact with the ICCP director and other groups within ICCP. Travel workshop funds will be available and access to a new supercomputer will be established in 2017/18.

ICCP will be dedicated to advancing the understanding of natural climate variability, man-made climate change and their impacts on the hydrological cycle, regional processes, ice-sheets and sea level. The research center is part of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, https://www.ibs.re.kr/eng). If you have any further questions regarding these positions, please contact the Director of ICCP, Prof. Axel Timmermann (axel@hawaii.edu), +82-51-510-2890.

Application procedure:
Please submit a cover letter, statement your visions, curriculum vitae, the names of 5 references, and three publications to Ms. Jenny Choi (hahadaye@pusan.ac.kr).