One University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics

The University of Vienna seeks to fill the position from 01.10.2020 of a University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Meteorology and Geophysics.


University assistant/post-doc research position in the field of convective-scale data assimilation and ensemble prediction in the new research group of Prof. Martin Weissmann. The starting date can be as early as 1 October 2020 and the duration is for 6 years.

The post-doc is expected to conduct research in one of the following key areas of the group:
– Convective-scale satellite and radar data assimilation;
– Observation impact and ensemble diagnostics;
– Localization and sampling error correction in ensemble data assimilation;
– Convective-scale ensemble prediction.

Besides research, the post-doc is expected to participate in teaching and the supervision of students. Financial support is available for attending international meetings and visiting international research partners in e.g. Germany, U.S. or Japan.


University of Vienna


The Department of Meteorology and Geophysics has recently filled three professorship positions (Andreas Stohl, Aiko Voigt and Martin Weissmann). This will create an exciting international working environment for many new scientists, large potential for collaboration, and the opportunity for strong personal development.

Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should be submitted via the Job Center to the University of Vienna ( no later than 15.09.2020, mentioning reference number 11159. For further information please contact Weißmann, Martin +43-1-4277-53710.

The University pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity ( The University lays special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.


Deadline: 15.09.2020

More info and applications here. Reference number: 11159


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