PhD Research Fellowship in Marine Geology and Geophysics
This is a position as PhD Research Fellow in Geosciences, with an emphasis on marine geology and geophysics, available at the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics – CEED, the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo
The fellowship period is for 4 years, with 3 years devoted to carrying out one of the two project alternatives given below. The position also entails a compulsory work load of 25 % that may consist of teaching, supervision duties, and research assistance.
No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo. Starting date no later than 01.10.2019.
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.
- Master’s degree or equivalent in Geosciences, with an emphasis on marine geology and geophysics
- Foreign completed degree (M.Sc.-level) corresponding to a minimum of four years in the Norwegian educational system
- The project involves geophysical and geological data interpretation, compilation and modelling, therefore the candidate should must have strong numerical skills and a background in quantitative geophysics. Additional knowledge and skills in oceanography, climate and/or biology will be an advantage.
The norm is as follows:
- the average grade point for courses included in the Bachelor’s degree must be C or better in the Norwegian educational system
- the average grade point for courses included in the Master’s degree must be B or better in the Norwegian educational system
- the Master’s thesis must have the grade B or better in the Norwegian educational system
- Fluent oral and written communication skills in English
The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
- Salary NOK 449 400 – 505 800 per annum depending on qualifications as PhD Research Fellow (position code 1017)
- Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
- Vibrant international academic environment
- Oslo’s family-friendly surroundings with their rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities
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