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[Met-jobs] Postdoc position in atmospheric/space physics at UoB, Norway

From Hilde Nesse Tyssoy <>
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:50:26 +0200

Postdoctoral fellow in atmospheric sciences at the Birkeland Centre for Space Science

At the Department of Physics and Technology, University of Bergen (UoB) in Norway, a 3-year position as postdoctoral fellows in atmospheric sciences/space physics is available from January 1, 2015. The position will be part of the Birkeland Centre for Space Science (BCSS).

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be part of a group in BCSS that explores how energetic particle precipitation can affect the chemistry and dynamics of the upper atmosphere in the polar region. The successful candidate should have solid knowledge as well as experience with data analysis and/or modeling in one or both of these fields:

- Chemical effects produced by energetic particle precipitation in the middle atmosphere (50-100 km)
- Dynamics of the middle atmosphere (50-100 km) at high latitudes

The candidate should have good programming skills, and speak and write English fluently. The candidate should have
a PhD in Atmospheric Science, Space Physics, or a related field.

The work place will be at UoB in Bergen, Norway. A project and a progress plan will be written in cooperation with the project leader on appointment.

Starting salary on grade 57 (code 1352/pay framework 24.1) in the Civil Service pay grade table; currently NOK 482,800 gross p.a. Full text of announcement can be found and submission of application should be made at

For any questions contact Professor Nikolai Østgaard,, or group leader Dr. Hilde Nesse Tyssøy,

Closing date for applications: November 1, 2014

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