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

From Robert Hibbins <robert.hibbins@ntnu.no>
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Date Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:26:48 +0000

Postdoctoral position in atmospheric and space physics

A postdoctoral position within the field of atmospheric and space physics is 
available at the Department of Physics at the Norwegian University of Science 
and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. The duration of the appointment is 2 
years, with the possibility of renewal. The work will be within the Atmospheric 
and Environmental Physics group to examine the observational evidence for solar 
and energetic particle effects on neutral atmosphere chemistry and dynamics. 
Atmospheric radar, airglow and radiometer data will be examined for such 
signatures using both ground-based and satellite platforms. The position will 
be part of the Birkeland Centre for Space Science (BCSS), a Research Council of 
Norway international collaborative Centre of Excellence. Hence the position, 
located at NTNU, will provide abundant opportunities for scientific cooperation 
with both the international and Norwegian space-science communities.

The successful applicant should be highly competent, motivated and ambitious. 
The candidate must have a PhD in Atmospheric Science, Space Physics, 
Astrophysics or a related field, with strong data analysis, statistical, and 
programming skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are 
important, and the applicant must speak and write English fluently.

The appointment of the postdoctoral position will be made according to 
Norwegian guidelines for universities and university colleges and to the 
general regulations regarding university employees. The position is remunerated 
according to the Norwegian State salary scale. Postdoctoral associates are 
remunerated in salary code 1352, normally at wage level 57 on the Norwegian 
Government pay scale, gross NOK 482500 per year before tax. There is 2% pension 
deduction. NTNU has a personnel policy objective that the staff must reflect 
the composition of the population to the greatest possible extent.

If you are interested in the position, have any questions or require further 
information, please email us (patrick.espy@ntnu.no or robert.hibbins@ntnu.no). 
Further information about the BCSS can be found at 
http://www.uib.no/birkeland/en, and information about atmospheric physics 
research at NTNU can be found at 
http://www.ntnu.edu/physics/appliedphysics/atmosphere.

Applications with a letter describing the candidate’s motivation, skills and 
personal qualifications for the position; a CV; a list of publications and 
other scientific works; and the contact details for at least two referees 
should be submitted electronically through Jobb Norge 
(http://www.jobbnorge.no/en), position ID: 106230, or through the direct link: 
http://tinyurl.com/AtmPhysPostDoc-ntnu. Application submitted elsewhere will 
not be considered.

The reference number of the position is: NT 71/14

Application deadline: 23. November 2014

Jobbnorge ID: 106230


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