Tailored opportunities: PhD position in hydrological modelling in the context of agricultural applications at Forschungszentrum Jülich Jülich, Germany

What?

You will be engaged in the large and collaborative project ATLAS (AgriculTural Interoperability and Analysis System) which is funded by Horizon 2020 and aims at developing digital service platforms for a sustainable and data-driven agriculture.
Within this project, you will:

  • Set-up and perform hydrological simulations at different spatial and temporal scales by using terrestrial models such as CLM-5, Parflow, and TerrSysMP
  • Perform and analyze hydrological and agricultural predictions such as sustainability of the interaction between groundwater abstraction, crop irrigation, and the seasonal groundwater recharge
  • Analyze simulation results to inform and set-up machine learning algorithms for future scheduling and management of sustainable irrigation practices
  • Work and cooperate with the international partners of the ATLAS project.

Who?

  • MSc degree (or equivalent) in geosciences, environmental engineering, computer sciences or comparable subject with high grades
  • Strong background and interest in hydrology and/or numerical modelling
  • Knowledge of a programming language (e.g. R, Python) and experience in scientific publication is an advantage
  • Proficiency in written/oral English and very good organizational and communication skills

When?

Deadline for application is 31 October 2019

How?

To apply, please submit a complete CV, motivation letter, university degree records (both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree), as well as two reference letters.

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particulary welcomes applications from women.

We also welcome applications from disabled persons.

Details on this opportunity and how to apply are available here.

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