Researcher position in biogeochemical ocean modelling
University of Bergen Geophysical Institute
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.
There is a vacancy for a researcher position at the Geophysical Institute (Faculty of Mathematics and Natural sciences and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research at UiB) in the field of biogeochemical ocean modelling. The successful candidate will work on further developing the sediment module of the global biogeochemical ocean model HAMOCC as part of the Norwegian Earth system model NorESM. The results will be used for elucidating the role of past changes in circulation and matter cycling as a basis for more reliable projections of future climate.
The position is for a period of 2 years and is externally funded through the RCN project ORGANIC - Overturning circulation and its implications for global carbon cycle in coupled models. UiB has a long-term commitment to contribute to excellence in climate research within the Bjerknes Centre for Climate research. UiB offers a lively and supportive research environment for Earth system science.
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The successful candidate will contribute to the following tasks:
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Detailed information about the position can be obtained by contacting Professor Christoph Heinze (email: email@example.com, phone: +47 55589844 and +47 975 57 119).
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.
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Application deadline and application procedure
Applications must be submitted no later than 16 November 2016.
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