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Postdoc in the field of modelling Aerosol-Cloud interactions

IGN and NBI at University of Copenhagen
Copehagen, Denmark
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Atmospheric Sciences, Biogeosciences, Global Environmental Change
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Two year postdoctoral research position in the field of modelling Aerosol-Cloud interactions.

Jointly the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management (IGN) and Niels Bohr Institute (NBI) at the University of Copenhagen, seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral position under the supervision of Associate Professor Christian Bjerrum (IGN) and Professor Markus Jochum (NBI) in the area of modelling Aerosol-Cloud interactions. The motivation is to explore biosphere induced Aerosol-Cloud interactions through Earth history. The postdoctoral scholar's interests as related to both present day and ancient systems can be used to design and tailor specific research questions.

The successful candidate will use the CESM/CAM4/5, GEOS-Chem model, or similar, under modern and/or deep time conditions. This will include exploring aerosol-cloud interaction under different aerosol emissions/burdens at different points in Earth history

The postdoc’s duties will include research within the field of modelling Aerosol-Cloud interactions as well as teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties.


Further information on the Department is linked at Inquiries about the position can be made to Associate Professor Christian Bjerrum,

The position is open from 1 March 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research Interest – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers
  • Reference letters (if available)

The deadline for applications is 6 December 2023, 23:59 GMT+1.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at

Interviews are expected to be held during week 4 2024.


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