Postdoctoral Positions

The Inverse Modelling group at the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science (INES), Lund University, seeks to appoint a post-doctoral fellows to work on the quantification of biogenic and anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions based on assimilating relevant observational data.


Date posted

Dec. 6, 2023 10:30 am

Application deadline

Jan. 12, 2024 5:00 pm


Lund University


  • Sweden

Job description

We have an opening for a 2-year PostDoc position at Lund University to work on carbon cycle data assimilation and regional inverse modelling at Lund University, see the announcement below. Please get in touch with me ( if you have any questions...

Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher position in carbon cycle modelling and data assimilation at Lund University, Sweden

The Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science ( is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in carbon cycle modelling, data assimilation, inverse modelling or applied mathematics.

The appointee will be part of a vibrant and international team within the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science. The department operates and further develops the Carbon Cycle Data Assimilation System and the LUMIA inverse modelling framework capable of quantifying sources and sinks of carbon dioxide through the assimilation of observational data. The department also hosts the ICOS Carbon Portal that develops operational data products and services building on ICOS observations for analysing the state of the carbon cycle of Europe.

The position is linked to the EU-funded projects CORSO ( and AVENGERS (coordinated by Lund University, As part of these projects the appointee will work on developing and applying a coupled carbon cycle fossil fuel data assimilation system and/or the LUMIA regional inversion system. The appointee will be a member of the inverse modelling group; he/she will work on the development and application of the assimilation systems together with the project partners and international collaborators.

The position will be available for 24 months, with a preferred starting date of March 2024.

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2024

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

For further information and applying, see

Dr. Marko Scholze
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science
Lund University, Sölvegatan 12, SE-223 62 Lund
Phone:+46 46 222 4082