The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.
Postdoctoral Fellow in structural geology
There is a vacancy for a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Earth Science (http://www.uib.no/en/geo), in structural geology focusing on the geometry, evolution and flow properties of basin bounding fault systems in rift basins. The position is for a period of two years and is affiliated to the project ARCEx Research Centre for Arctic Petroleum Exploration financed by the Research Council of Norway, Troms Fylkeskommune and a consortium of oil and gas companies. For more information about ARCEx, see www.arcex.no.
About the project/work tasks
We wish to attract an active researcher with proven and relevant research experience in field based structural geology who will help lead a team of masters and PhD researchers under the supervision of Professor Atle Rotevatn. The project will focus on faults systems that separate syn-rift clastic hangingwall depocentres from crystalline basement, and will study the geometry, evolution and permeability structure of such faults. It will involve:
Qualifications and personal qualities:
Special requirements for the position include:
About the position of postdoctoral fellow:
The position of postdoctoral fellow is a fixed-term appointment with the primary objective of qualifying the appointee for work in top academic positions. The fixed-term period for this position is 2 years. Individuals may not be hired for more than one fixed-term period as a postdoctoral fellow at the same institution.
Upon appointment, applicants must submit a project proposal for the qualifying work. The project proposal must be prepared in cooperation with the project manager/supervisor and must also include a schedule. It is a requirement that the project is completed in the course of the period of employment.
We can offer:
Your application must include:
The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.
Closing date for applications: 31 March 2017
Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting: Professor Atle Rotevatn, Department of Earth Science, phone: +47 55 58 33 90, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. It is also a goal to recruit people with immigrant backgrounds. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply
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