Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Modeling
This vacancy is part of the thematic project "Transition to Sustainability and the Nexus- Agriculture-Energy-Water: exploring an integrative approach with case studies in the Cerrado and Caatinga biomes" financed by FAPESP-São Paulo Research Foundation. This post-doctoral fellowship is funded by the FAPESP and this is a full-time position for 1-1 year(s).
This opportunity is open to candidates of any nationalities. The selected candidate will receive a FAPESP's Post-Doctoral fellowship in the amount of BRL 7.373,10 monthly and a research contingency fund, equivalent to 15% of the annual value of the fellowship which should be spent in items directly related to the research activity.
Skills and Competencies
- Ph.D. in Earth System Science, Agronomy, Meteorology, Soil Science with an emphasis in Soil Conservation or another relevant subject area;
- Previous knowledge on carbon modeling in the soil-plant-atmosphere system, or soil conservation for sustainable farming methods and practices, or knowledge about the use of indicators to assess soil degradation are desirable;
- Practical knowledge of coding and programming languages (Fortran, NCL, R or other relevant programming language) is necessary. The work will mainly be developed in Linux/Fortran environment;
- Experience with NeCDF data manipulation, Tiff and remote sensing data analysis is desirable;
- Knowledge with interaction-biosphere-atmosphere modeling will be a bonus;
- Writing ability and synthesis in English is necessary.
Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:Brazil
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence: All
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies: All
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