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Post-doctoral fellowship on the study of Deuterium on Mars (M/F)

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General information

Reference : UMR8190-FRAMON-003
Workplace : GUYANCOURT
Date of publication : Wednesday, January 08, 2020
Type of Contract : FTC Scientist
Contract Period : 24 months
Expected date of employment : 1 March 2020
Proportion of work : Full time
Remuneration : approximately 2,680 euros gross per month
Desired level of education : PhD
Experience required : Indifferent


Carry out the technical implementation of atomic deuterium in a three-dimensional model of the climate of Mars developed within the IPSL.


1) explore the existing bibliography on the issue of Martian deuterium
2) develop a strategy for introducing the representation of processes leading from HDO in the lower atmosphere of Mars to atomic deuterium in the upper atmosphere
(3) Identify the physico-chemical processes and associated fractionation effects to be taken into account in order to carry out Activity 2 in cooperation with the IAA laboratory in Granada (Spain).
4) identify and collate available observation data produced by the MAVEN and TGO missions
5) implement the processes identified in 3) within the 3D model in its version including HDO as a tracer
6) assist in the writing of one or more articles on the early results of the development of the model


-knowledge of the Martian atmosphere
-Past programming experience (Fortran or equivalent desired)
-knowledge of atmospheric physics
-team spirit
-Ability to communicate results in team meetings and international conferences

Work Context

-the CDD will be part of the Department of Planetology (IMPEC) of LATMOS composed of more than 15 permanent and as many non-permanent researchers.
-the CDD will interact closely with a post-doctoral fellow in charge of the implementation of HDO
-The CDD will also have to interact closely with a researcher from the IAA (Spain) working on the same type of problem.
the fixed-term contract will benefit from local computing resources in Guyancourt and will be able to rely on the IPSL computing server

Additional Information

Funds have been awarded to LATMOS by the DIM ACAV programme in the Ile-de-France region

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