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University Centre in Svalbard Position Announcement Norway

Position Announcement – Arctic Energy and Environment, The University Centre in Svalbard
September 28, 2007
Position Announcement
Arctic Energy and Environment
The University Centre in Svalbard
Longyearbyen, Norway

Application Deadline: Thursday, 1 November 2007

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In cooperation with the national and international mining and petroleum
field, the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) plans to expand its
research portfolio with a new academic program: Arctic Energy and

UNIS is currently recruiting outstanding scientific staff in subjects
related to energy sources, with an emphasis on coal, petroleum, and
carbon capture and storage. UNIS expects to fill three full / associate
professor positions, one in each of the following areas: arctic mining
and coal technology, arctic petroleum technology, and arctic
energy-related geology.

UNIS’ ambition to develop strong research-based activity in studies of
Arctic Energy Resources requires highly motivated and well-merited staff
members. Personal spirit and ambitions and an expressed will to support
the development of UNIS research and courses will be of importance for
the selection of candidates to the positions. The expected start date is
January 2008. Applicants must hold a PhD in an appropriate field, or its
equivalent. Candidates are requested to submit their application online
via the “Vacant Positions” link at: http://www.unis.no. At the end of
the online application form, please attach the following:
– full list of publications and previously held grants
– documentation of education, pedagogic or teaching certificates
(including a list of previously supervised graduate and PhD students)
– five publications (authored or co-authored by the candidate) that you
wish to have evaluated for consideration to the appointment.

For further information, please contact:
Roland Kallenborn
Phone: +47-7902-3352
E-mail: [email protected]

Or contact:
Aleksey Marchenko
Phone: +47-7902-3365
E-mail: [email protected]


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