Job vacancies

UNIS seeks: Research Fellow in Arctic Geophysics

The department of Geophysics at UNIS is seeking candidates for a full time, 4 year position as a PhD fellow in Physical Oceanography. Currently the department constitutes 3 professors, 6 associate professors, 3 post-doctoral research fellows, 6 PhD students, and 11 Adjunct Professors (20% position).
The research within the department is currently focused into two groups, one in Air-Cryosphere-Sea Interactions (ACSI), and the other in Space Physics. The announced position is within the ACSI group.

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Postdoctoral research fellow in paleoceanography (2 years)

The Norwegian Polar Institute invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in paleoceanography in our Research Department, Section for Geology and Geophysics. The position has a duration of two years with a possible extension for up to two years, depending on funding.

The position is part of the Norwegian national research project “The Nansen Legacy” ( The project will provide a scientific knowledgebase needed for future sustainable resource management in the transitional Barents Sea and the adjacent Arctic Basin. It is a collaborative project between ten Norwegian institutions running from 2018-2023. Activities in the project will include international cooperation, and cruises with the Norwegian ice-going research vessel Kronprins Haakon.

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PhD Candidate in Ocean acidification effects on planktic calcifiers and biological pump efficiency

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology, has a PhD position vacant in Ocean acidification effects on planktic calcifiers and biological pump efficiency with the research project The Nansen Legacy. The appointment is for a period of 3.5 years.

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