Researcher geochemistry

The Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) has a vacancy for a permanent position as a scientific researcher in geochemistry. The position is within the geochemistry and hydrogeology group. We are looking for a well-qualified and motivated scientist who can also participate with fieldwork under Norwegian conditions.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree and minimum 4 years of relevant experience.

The successful candidate possesses the following areas of expertise:

  • General good knowledge of applied geochemical methods.
  • Regional geochemical mapping strategies.
  • Experience with multimedia mapping for increased understanding of the processes causing the circulation of elements between geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and the atmosphere.
  • Experience in the use of digital data, GIS and other software, including scripting (R, Python etc.) for geological applications is an advantage.
  • Good cooperation skills, interdisciplinary working strategies, originality, interest for fieldwork and the ability to initiate and chair projects are emphasized.

The successful candidate must be able to contribute towards communicating and publishing NGU's data to national and international research environments, and to society in general. Anyone who is appointed must master (or be willing to learn) Norwegian language both orally and in writing. Good English skills are a necessity.

The candidate must have a driver's license for a car.

We can offer a good and inclusive work environment with unique scientific challenges, and good opportunities for professional development and international collaborations. A good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply - regardless of, for example, age, gender, national or ethnic background, functional ability, or holes in CV. The working conditions will be facilitated for employees with disabilities.

Remuneration of the position will be according to the Government's main agreement on wages, as follows:

Scientist with PhD degree (code 1109) from NOK 514 800,- gross per year.

For further information please contact the geochemistry and hydrogeology team leader Belinda Flem, +47 73904342,, or division leader Oystein Nordgulen, +47 73904245,

Please send your application with a CV, publication list, short outline of research interests, transcripts and the name and email address of two referees by using the "Apply Now" button by 02.06.2019.

The lists of applicants are publicly available information. Only in special cases will this information be held back.

Applicants who declare that they have impaired ability or hole in the CV are informed that this information may be used for statistical purposes in connection with Government's inclusion program if the person is hired.

posted: 06 May 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.