PhD, climate modeling - Oslo, Norway

A Marie Sklodowska-Curie PhD Fellowship is available at University Oslo on "Variable mesh Earth System Modelling of the climate effects of volcanic eruptions".


This project will aim for modelling the global and regional climate effects of major Icelandic eruptions with different SO2 emission strengths and explosivity focusing on radiation, clouds, hydrology, circulation and Earth System coupling processes at high latitudes. High Performance Computing platforms and cloud services are key for the training in computational climate science.

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A PhD fellowship in Norway is normally a 3-year full time doctoral degree training, and the CompSci fellowships will be of three years duration to comply with this requirement. As a PhD you will be employed and entered into a doctoral programme.

Foreseen start date for the CompSci programme is 1 August 2021 or at the latest 1 September 2021.

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The application must be submitted through the "JobbNorge" application portal ( For an application to be valid, the applicant must submit a complete set of documents via the portal, consisting of:

- CV (use supplied template (Word))
- Motivational letter (use supplied template (Word))
- Letter of recommendation (with ranking)
- Grade transcripts
- Documentation of English proficiency

Application deadline: 3 January 2021

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Further information

For further questions on this Met-PhD position please contact Kirstin Krueger (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

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