Applications are invited for 2.5-year Postdoctoral fellowship, at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo, in the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. To be eligible for the fellowship, candidate must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in meteorology, oceanography or related areas. The application deadline is 20th September 2014.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in modeling of clouds at the University of Oslo.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program at University of Oslo.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
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Eligibility: -The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
-The candidate must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in meteorology, oceanography or related areas. In addition, the candidates need to have experience in carrying out simulations with numerical models for the atmosphere, either Numerical Weather Prediction models or Earth System Models.
-Good programming skills and experience with Linux/UNIX environments are required.
The candidate will carry out simulations using NorESM, and will also lead the interpretation of results from the model simulations, using available observations for validation. The candidate is expected to lead the writing of scientific papers dealing with the results obtained.
-The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Norway can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: A 2.5-year Postdoctoral fellowship is vacant within modeling of clouds and their interactions with aerosols and climate, at the Section of Meteorology and Oceanography (MetOs). The Section carries out research on various physical, dynamical and chemical aspects of the climate system, often in the context of climate change. Important tools in this research are earth system models, regional atmospheric models, advanced satellite data and data from field campaigns.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for 2.5-year.
What does it cover? Position code 1352 (Postdoc), Pay Grade: 57-65 (from NOK 482 800 to 559 600 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:
-Application letter including a statement of research interest
-CV (summarizing education, previous job experience, publications and other qualifying activity
-Certified transcripts of the candidate’s academic record
-A complete list of publications and academic works that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Letters of recommendation, and contact details of at least two academic references (name, position, e-mail and telephone number)
-Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
-In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20th September, 2014.