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[Met-jobs] Revised MISU-Stockholm advert: Postdoctoral Fellows in Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography (2)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Wed, 9 Mar 2016 18:47:47 +0000

Postdoctoral Fellows in Atmospheric Sciences and Oceanography (2)
at the Department of Meteorology (MISU, Stockholm). 
Closing date: 10 April 2016.

The Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University (MISU) invites candidates 
to propose a 2-year project in Atmospheric sciences and Oceanography, to be 
conducted at MISU.

At MISU we conduct research and education in an international environment 
within four main areas: Atmospheric physics, Dynamic meteorology, Physical 
oceanography and Chemical meteorology. In all these areas there is a strong 
focus on climate and on processes important for the climate and its 
development. The department employs some 70 individuals, of which about 30 are 
scientists, 25 PhD students and 15 in the administration and technical support. 
The department is a part of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research, and together 
with the three other departments we cover research of most of the important 
aspects of the climate system.

Project description
The positions are open in a wide field of atmospheric and oceanographic 
research. We expect the candidates to suggest a project developed in 
discussions with one of the scientists at the department (see list of contacts 

Qualification requirements
Postdoctoral positions are appointed primarily for purposes of research. 
Applicants must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from 
another country. The candidate must have obtained a PhD degree in meteorology, 
atmospheric sciences or other relevant field.

Assessment criteria
The applicant should have excellent English language skills, both oral and 
written communication. In addition to scientific merits, the quality of the 
project plan will be important when assessing the applicants.
Interviews for the positions are likely to take place during May 13-20.

Terms of employment
The positions involves full-time employment for a maximum of two years. The 
preferred starting date is 1st of September 2016, but a later date is possible.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and 
with equal opportunities for all.

For further information contact the Head of the Department, Prof. Jonas 
Nycander, telephone: +46 8 16 43 36,

Union representatives
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone: 
+46 8 16 20 00 (operator), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), telephone: +46 70 316 43 

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking 
the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that 
the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job 
advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application
•       Your contact details and personal data
•       Your highest degree
•       Your language skills
•       Contact details for 2–3 references
and, in addition, please include the following documents
•       Cover letter
•       CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of 
•       Brief project plan (one or two pages)
•       Copy of PhD diploma
•       Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.
You are welcome to apply!

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