Postdoctoral Position Available: Marine Optics - Norwegian Polar Institute

Date: 
8 February 2019

Postdoctoral Position Available
Marine Optics
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø and Bergen, Norway

Application deadline: 25 February 2019

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/164358/postdoctoral-fello...

For questions, contact:
Mats Granskog
Email: mats [at] npolar.no
Phone: +47 77 75 05 58

Børge Hamre
Email: borge.hamre [at] uib.no
Phone: +47 55 58 28 54

Sebastian Gerland
Email: sebastian.gerland [at] npolar.no
Phone: +47 77 75 05 54


The Norwegian Polar Institute invites applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in marine optics. This full-time, fixed-term position will be a joint position with University of Bergen and located in Tromsø and Bergen, Norway.

The successful candidate will examine the recent changes in sea ice conditions in the Barents Sea area and changes in the light climate in the ocean using existing data and radiative transfer modeling. The inherent optical properties of the water masses and sea ice will be investigated using data collected during research expeditions and from autonomous vehicles, to be utilized in models to represent the regional light conditions. Participation on cruises will be expected.

Applicants must hold a completed PhD in oceanography, meteorology, physics, applied mathematics, or other closely related field. Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English are required.

Candidates should have experience in radiative transfer modeling, and a good understanding of radiative transfer in water bodies is preferred. Strong numerical and programming skills; experience with data analysis; experience with design, planning, and organization of field measurements; and experience with optical and oceanographic instrumentation are assets. Fieldwork and cruise experience will be beneficial.

Applications must be submitted online and include:

  • Cover letter detailing relevant qualifications, experience, and research interests;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • List of publications;
  • Copies of transcripts; and
  • Names of at least three references.

Application deadline: 25 February 2019

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/164358/postdoctoral-fello...

For questions, contact:
Mats Granskog
Email: mats [at] npolar.no
Phone: +47 77 75 05 58

Børge Hamre
Email: borge.hamre [at] uib.no
Phone: +47 55 58 28 54

Sebastian Gerland
Email: sebastian.gerland [at] npolar.no
Phone: +47 77 75 05 54