The working group "Climate and Climate Impacts" of the Institute of Meteorology and Climatology of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna is currently seeking a


Postgraduate Research Associate (project employment)

Extent of employment: 40 hours per week
Duration of employment: 2 years with the option of extension and an optional PhD
Start of employment: earliest possible
Workplace: 1180 Vienna

Gross monthly salary and pay grade in Terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year): B1, € 2.971,50

    • Work at the interface between climate modeling and climate impact research in the field of regional climatology
    • Possibility (not a prerequisite) of a subsequent doctoral program at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
    • Spatial downscaling of climate data
    • Spatial interpolation of station data to gridded data
    • Statistical bias adjustment of model data
    • Consulting impact modelers in the use of climate data

    • Diploma degree in meteorology or an equivalent university degree
    • Programming skills in handling gridded climate data (e.g. NetCDF), preferably in Python
    • Experience in working with Linux systems
    • Ideally experience in GIS (ARC-GIS, QGIS)
    • Ability to work in a team, independent and highly self-motivated

What we offer:
    • International university environment
    • Interdisciplinary issues
    • Flexible working hours
    • Close cooperation with the working group "Climate and Climate Impacts“

Application deadline: 31.01.2022

We look forward to receiving your application at the Institute of Meteorology and Climatology, Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Vienna.
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