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Opportunities: Research Fellows and Post-docs at the APEC Climate Center



The APEC Climate Center (APCC), located in Busan, Korea, is looking for motivated scientists for the areas described below:

  • Climate variability and predictability
    • Monitoring and Analysis of climate variability and extreme events (e.g. drought and flood)
    • Understanding and enhancing climate predictability (ensemble prediction, probabilistic forecasting, multi model ensemble forecasting, and statistical post-processing and calibration) for the subseasonal to decadal time scales
    • Numerical modeling of coupled climate systems (atmosphere, ocean, land surface, sea-ice, and etc) and its initialization
  • Assessment of climate change impacts and climate applications
    • In-depth analysis of climate change scenarios in the Asia-Pacific region
    • Application of climate information to climate-sensitive sectors (Agriculture, Water resources, Energy, Health, Economics, etc.) to minimize climate risk, to help APEC member economies’ plan for adverse and beneficial climate events, and to achieve development goals
    • Developing climate information services for various users

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph. D in climate sciences, climate change, economics or a relevant fields.

Benefits: Partial coverage of health and other insurance (according to Korean law), support for relocation to and housing in Busan, severance pay, performance-based incentives, and more.

To apply:
Submit the application form (available for download at with a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recommendation to Mr. Seungwon Chung ( by 2 December 2012.

For more information, please contact Mr. Seungwon Chung (

Application Form for Research Fellow and Postdocs

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