Community:Email 01Sep13

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This is a generic mailing to the CEDAR community sent 01 September 2013. Meetings and jobs are listed at http://cedarweb.hao.ucar.edu under 'Community' as 'Calendar of Meetings' and 'CEDAR related opportunities'. CEDAR email messages are under 'Community' as 'CEDAR email Newsletters'. All are in 'Quick Links' on the main page.


Two Post-Doctoral Positions at ISSI in Switzerland for a two-year period starting January 2014 or by agreement - applications due 31 October.


The ISSI team (secretary at issibern.ch) and Tony Van Eyken (anthonyvaneyken at sri.com).

Dear Colleagues,

The International Space Science Institute invites applications for Two Post-Doctoral Positions for a two-year period starting in January 2014 or by agreement. One of the two positions is in Space Sciences, the other is in Earth Sciences. The successful candidates should have received a Ph.D. within the last five years in a field relating to either Space or Earth Sciences in general. All applications must be received by ISSI no later than October 31st, 2013.

For more information, please read the job descriptions below or click on the link http://www.issibern.ch/spotlight/PostDoc13.pdf

Best regards,

The ISSI Team

International Space Science Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland, Tel. +41-31-631 48 96 Fax +41-31-631 48 97 http://www.issibern.ch

Job Descriptions:

ISSI invites applications for Two Post-Doctoral Positions for a two-year period starting in January 2014 or by agreement.

One of the two positions is in Space Sciences, the other is in Earth Sciences. The successful candidates should have received a Ph.D. within the last five years in a field relating to either Space or Earth Sciences in general.

Applications for the post-doctoral position in Space Sciences relating to space physics, or to solar system sciences, or to astronomy are particularly welcome.

Applications for the post-doctoral position in Earth Sciences relating to remote sensing of the Earth system including climate are particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will participate in the Institute’s research and meetings programme and will work in close contact with the scientific staff of the Institute. He or she may also lead or participate as a member in projects conducted by international teams at ISSI. Thus he or she will be exposed to, and interact with, a numerous and varied community of scientists from throughout the world.

Nationals from ESA Member States shall have priority. Salary and conditions of employment will be similar to those provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Further information may be obtained from the ISSI home page (http://www.issibern.ch) and from Professor Rudolf von Steiger, phone: +41 31 631 48 96, email: vsteiger@issibern.ch). The submission should include a letter of application including a brief outline of foreseen research, the curriculum vitae, the list of publications and the names, addresses and means of contact of three references, not exceeding 7 pages in total. They shall be addressed to ISSI, attn. Professor R. von Steiger, Hallerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland; email: vsteiger@issibern.ch. Submissions by email are preferred provided all the documents are in the form of a single PDF file.

All applications must be received by ISSI no later than October 31st, 2013.