Correction: Position Available: Postdoctoral Arctic Food Web Ecology - Norway

Date: 
8 January 2020

Position Available
Correction: Post-Doc Position in Food Web Ecology
UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Institute of Marine Research
Tromsø, Norway

Application deadline: 15 February 2020

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/180026/postdoctoral-resea...

For questions, contact:
Bodil Bluhm
Email: bodil.bluhm [at] uit.no

The UiT The Arctic University of Norway and the Institute of Marine Research invites applicants for a three-year post-doc position with a research focus on the food web ecology of the seafloor ecosystem in the northern Barents Sea and adjacent Arctic Basin. This position will be located in Tromsø, Norway.

Research questions may be related to gradients in trophic structure of benthic organisms along shelf-to-basin gradients, between Atlantic and Arctic water masses, and/or among seasons. The successful applicant is expected to participate in Arctic fieldwork as well as project-related meetings and conferences, and may be involved in student advising.

Minimum requirements for this position include:

• A PhD degree in biology, marine biology or ecology, zoology, marine science, or similar field;
• Documented experience in trophic ecology research through a publication record on the topic in international peer-reviewed journals as well as through conference presentations;
• Advanced written and oral communication skills in the English language; and
• A suggestion for a potential three-year project suitable for this position.

Desired skills include:

• Experience with experimental work and field-based sampling,
• Strong quantitative skills, and
• Skills in Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.

Applications must include:

• A cover letter explaining motivation and research interests;
• A suggestion for potential postdoctoral project to be conducted, including a progress plan (maximum of two pages excluding references);
• A curriculum vitae containing a complete overview of education, professional training, and professional work;
• Diplomas and transcripts from completed degrees;
• Documentation of English language proficiency;
• Two reference letters and contact information for references;
• List of works using conventional journal citation; and
• A description of key messages of published work.

The main objective of the appointment as a post-doctoral research fellow is to qualify for work in a senior academic position. No one may be appointed to more than one fixed term period as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the same institution.

Documentation must be in English or a Scandinavian language. Applications must be submitted via www.jobbnorge.no.

Application deadline: 15 February 2020

For more information and to apply, go to:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/180026/postdoctoral-resea...

For questions, contact:
Bodil Bluhm
Email: bodil.bluhm [at] uit.no