Postdoctoral Fellow in Space Physics at Birkeland Centre for Space Science, Norway

The Institute of Physics and Technology, University of Bergen is offering position of postdoctoral fellow in space physics for a period of 3 years, associated with Birkeland Centre for Space Science (BCSS). Applicants must have achieved a Norwegian doctorate in space physics, atmospheric physics or a related field, or equivalent education abroad, or have presented the dissertation for assessment by the application deadline. The application deadline is 31st October 2013.. University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognized research university with over 14,000 students and 3,500 employees at both six faculties. We are situated right in the heart of Bergen and has roots going back to basics the lead of the Bergen Museum in 1825. The most important contribution to our community is outstanding basic research and education with a major scientific scope. At the Institute of Physics and Technology is from 1 December 2013 vacant position as postdoctoral fellow in space physics for a period of 3 years, associated with Birkeland Centre for Space Science (BCSS)..  Scholarships are available for pursuing postdoctoral degree level at Birkeland Centre for Space Science.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  Scholarships are provided in the field of Space Physics at Birkeland Centre for Space Science.
Who can apply to this scholarship? The postdoctoral fellow will be part of the research group related to question 3 The group studies the chemical and dynamical effects in the neutral atmosphere caused by high
· energetic particle precipitation. Particle energy are primarily estimated by employing data from several satellites td NOAA / POES. The atmospheric effects host observed from both ground stations and a number of different satellites (eg ENVISAT, TIMED, ODIN, AURA, etc.).
· The successful candidate must have achieved a Norwegian doctorate in space physics, atmospheric physics or a related field, or equivalent education abroad, or have presented the dissertation for assessment by the application deadline. It is a prerequisite that the dissertation has been approved before appointment is granted.
Benefits of the scholarship:  Salaries start at level 57 (code 1352/LR24.1) by appointment. Further promotion occurs after service seniority in the position (at grade 57-65). Of particularly highly qualified applicants, it may be appropriate to consider a higher salary.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The term of employment for this position is 3 years. No one can appointment as postdoctoral fellow in more than a specified period at the same institution.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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