Postdoc Research Position: fire regime and climate

Postdoc Research Position: fire regime and climate

CIRCE, Fire Regime (CEAM, EXP-03/09)

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic researcher to work in the European project CIRCE (Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment,web). Specifically the research will be to study the relationship between climate and wildfire regime in the Mediterranean Basin. The successful candidate is expected to be able to work with large datasets and to produce high quality scientific papers (SCI). The starting point of the research will be the following work: PDF


– PhD in Physics, Biology, Biological Science, Ecology, …
– Fluent English writing
– Demonstrable experience in research
– Demonstrable experience in statistical analyses
– Scientific publications


– Number, quality and impact of the publications
– Experience in the analysis of large databases
– Experience in the analysis of time series
– Knowledge of R language
– Knowledge of programming languages
– Possibility of immediate incorporation to the position

The research will be developed in collaboration between the Meteorology group at CEAM (Valencia) and thePlant Ecology group at CIDE (CSIC, Valencia), and supervised by Juli G. Pausas. The successful candidate will be contracted as a researcher at CEAM under the CIRCE project. Salary will depend on the merits of the candidate. The contract will finish by the 31/12/2010.

The position is already available and the incorporation date would be immediate (the exact date is negotiable).


– Interested researchers should submit a motivation letter and a Curriculum Vitae (indicating how the candidate accomplish the above requirements and merits) to before 3rd of February, 2009 (last day 2/2/2009); acknowledgement of reception will be send.
– It is necessary to indicate the reference EXP-03/09 in the e-mail and in the documentation (Curriculum Vitae)
– See also the official call at the CEAM web page [here].

If necessary, short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. The call would be reopened if we do not find the appropriate person.

Deadline: 2 February 2009


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