We are looking for a team member to join long-term research at the Department of Matters and Energy Fluxes, Global Change Research Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences (CzechGlobe), Brno, Czech Republic.
Application deadline: end of April 2024. The position is free from spring 2024.
Job description
– analysis and interpretation of data from Eddy Covariance (EC) towers, e.g. with regard to environmental extremes; further focus can be developed based on the applicant’s background
– unique research opportunities could be focused on the clear-cut evergreen forest and following regrowth, comparison of fluxes above and below forest canopies and the impact of extreme events
– EC data come from the network of Czech Ecosystem Stations (history of measurements: up to 20 years), covering all representative ecosystem types in the country
– evaluation of the data by answering site-specific questions or via inter-site comparisons
– it is possible to use also available chamber measurements, sap flow, sub-canopy eddy covariance, biomass inventory and remote sensing data
– result publications in impacted scientific journals and at scientific conferences
We require
– PhD degree in biological, environmental or atmospheric sciences
– good knowledge of atmospheric processes, ecology/ecophysiology and the exchange processes within the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum
– fluent in R software (preferred) or MATLAB and good knowledge of advanced statistical methods
– capability to work independently
– collaboration with an interdisciplinary team
– excellent written/spoken English
Beneficial skills
– experience with ecosystem process-based models
– GIS software knowledge
– other programming languages
– driving licence B
We offer
– creative scientific work, self-realization
– excellent state-of-the-art research infrastructure (
– personal career development and scientific growth (HRS4R/HR Award)
– work in an international, collaborative team
– appropriate salary
Please send a motivation letter, a structured CV with a review of your scientific publications and contact to three reference persons (subject: EDDY-COVARIANCE POSTDOC) to [email protected] and [email protected].

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  • Contact: Marian Pavelka email