The candidate should have a PhD in Geophysics or a relevant area. Field experience in glaciology is highly desirable, but we will also consider applicants who have strong background in satellite/airborne remote sensing or in ice-flow modeling. Remuneration for the position is in accordance with the State wage code 1352, scale 57 (456,100 NOK/year). The position is open, and the successful candidate should be able to start as soon as possible.
The work place is the Norwegian Polar Institute, TromsØ, Norway. The city of TromØ is surrounded by sea and mountains with ample of outdoor opportunities (see http://www.destinasjontromso.no/english/index.html). The Norwegian State Administration strives to mirror the diversity of its population and thereby achieve a balanced mix of age, gender and ethnic backgrounds among its employees. Hence, candidates in under-represented groups are encouraged to apply for the position.
The application deadline is September 30, 2011. The application should include letter of interest, CV with details of your relevant qualifications and experience, list of publications, and names of at least three references. The application is to be submitted electronically from <http://www.jobnorge.no>, where full description of this position is available http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=77086.
Further inquiries about the position may be directed to Kenny Matsuoka, e-mail: email@example.com or Elisabeth Isaksson, email: Isaksson@npolar.no.