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The department of Geophysics at UNIS is seeking candidates for a full time, 2 year position as a postdoctoral research fellow in Physical Oceanography. Currently, the department constitutes 4 professors, 4 associate professors, 3 post-doctoral research fellows, 6 PhD students, and 10 Adjunct Professors (10 and 20% positions).

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.

The position is affiliated with the research project the Nansen Legacy ( The Nansen Legacy is the Norwegian Arctic research community’s joint effort to establish a holistic understanding of a changing marine arctic climate and ecosystem. The project will provide a scientific knowledge base needed for future sustainable resource management in the transitional Barents Sea and the adjacent Arctic Basin. It is a collaborative project between ten Norwegian research institutions, and will run from 2018-2023. Activities in the project include international cooperation, and several cruises with the new, ice-going research vessel Kronprins Haakon.

Deadline: 14th April 2020

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Project Leader
Marit Reigstad
UiT The Arctic University of Norway

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