Postdoc Opportunity

ICTP Earth System Physics section
Postdoc opportunity in ICTP's Earth System Physics section

ICTP seeks applications for a postdoctoral position starting February 2020 from outstanding young scientists with a strong research record.

The position is in the Earth System Physics (ESP) section in the area of climate variability with special focus on semi-arid and monsoon climates as well as tropical-extratropical teleconnections. The ESP section provides a vibrant international research environment with an intense programme of workshops and conferences. Postdoctoral fellows are also encouraged, and supported, to participate in activities in developing countries in order to promote the mission of ICTP. 

The ICTP takes seriously its commitment to equal opportunity and diversity in hiring, and in its global mission to promote science in the developing world.

Fellows must have completed a PhD in Meteorology or related disciplines prior to the start of their fellowship. Candidates who have experience in the research areas mentioned above and who obtained their PhD after 2015 will be given priority.

ICTP offers internationally competitive remuneration and a number of benefits. Appointments will be initially made for one year. Candidates should apply through the ICTP online application system.

Application deadline: 31 December 2019

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted by e-mail after the selection process (mid  January). For more details, contact

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