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PhD position in Paleoceanography and Paleogenomics

Bergen, Norway
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A full-time PhD position is available in the field of paleoceanography and paleogenomics at the Climate and Environment Department of NORCE Norwegian Research Centre in Bergen. The position is for a fixed-term period of 3 years at NORCE, and you will be enrolled as a PhD student at the Department of Earth Science at the University of Bergen (UiB). The position is available within the cross-disciplinary research project “Late Quaternary Antarctic cryosphere interactions - ARCHIE” funded by the Research Council of Norway.

We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to strengthen an enthusiastic research group at NORCE, working at the forefront of paleoceanography and paleogenomics. The topic of this doctoral research will be focusing on sedaDNA as a paleoceanographic proxy in the Late Quaternary Southern Ocean. The position is available from 01.01.2022.
Description
The position will be placed within the NORCE Climate and Environment department. The department has approximately 160 researchers. Half of the department is working on environmental research and biotechnology. The other half is dedicated to climate studies conducting both basic and applied research on the past, present and future climate system, on anthropogenic climate change and its impact on societies, and on the feasibility of climate change mitigation options. In particular, the climate part of the department is also a partner in Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research. The Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR) has leading expertise within climate understanding, climate modelling, predictions and scenarios for climate changes and quantification of climate changes. BCCR is the largest climate research centre in the Nordic countries and among the leading centres in Europe. The working environment is highly international with around 200 scientists from 37 countries.
Tasks
The project aims to answer how sea ice and Antarctic ice shelves interact and vary through time. Ice shelves are a crucial tipping element of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, while sea ice protects these ice shelves from disintegration. Currently we know very little about sea ice, ice shelves and their interaction on short and longer time scales. We will use different proxies (fossil assemblages, biomarkers and ancient DNA) to reconstruct the sea ice and ice shelf history in the Weddell Sea over the last ca. 130,000 years.

Your role will be to use sedimentary ancient DNA for reconstructing sea ice and ice shelf environments. Specifically, you will work in our ancient DNA lab to extract environmental and ancient DNA from sea floor surface sediments as well as a core recovering sediments back to the Last Interglacial. The bulk of the lab work will involve metabarcoding and quantitative molecular analyses, bioinformatics and statistical analyses, with the main aim to reconstruct the paleoceanography and sea ice-ice shelf environments in the Weddell Sea back to the Late Quaternary. A research stay with international project partners is planned.

About the research training
As a PhD Research Fellow, you must participate in an approved educational programme for a PhD degree within a period of 3 years. The deadline for applying for admission to the PhD programme at The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences is 2 months after you start your research project that will lead to the PhD degree. It is a necessary that you satisfy the enrolment requirements for the PhD programme at the University of Bergen (https://www.uib.no/en/matnat/52899/admission-doctoral-education-faculty-mathematics-and-natural-sciences).
Requirements
Applicants must hold a MSc degree or equivalent education in (marine) biosciences or geology, molecular biology/ecology, microbiology, or relevant field. In case your MSc degree has not been awarded, you must have submitted your master's thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the master's degree has been awarded.

Qualifications and personal skills:

* Experience with molecular ecology and PCR amplification / next-generation sequencing is required.
* Basic skills in bioinformatics and statistics (especially multivariate) as well as prior experience with tools for data processing and analysis (R or python) is a clear advantage.
* Experience with contamination-prone PCR (e.g. using universal primers targeting prokaryotes or eukaryotes) is an advantage, since the project will require meticulous laboratory work.
* Background in microbial ecology, marine biology or geology is an advantage
* Applicants must be able to work independently and in a well-structured manner
* Applicants must have an open mind to work across disciplines (paleoceanography) and demonstrate good cooperative skills
* Proficiency in both written and oral English is required
Applications
Your application must include:

* Curriculum vitae
* A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position (max. 1 page)
* A summary/abstract of your MSc thesis (max. 1 page)
* The names and contact information of at least two references. One of these should be the main advisor for the master's thesis or equivalent thesis.
* Transcripts and diplomas showing completion of the bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not yet completed your master's degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming that the master's thesis has been submitted.
* Relevant certificates/references
* The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at our recruitment portal Jobbnorge.

Application deadline: 22 October 2021
Application deadline
Further information
The supervisory team for this PhD position will be Dr Stijn De Schepper (NORCE), Dr Tristan Cordier (NORCE) and Prof. Ulysses Ninnemann (University of Bergen).

If you have any questions about the position, please contact: Dr Stijn De Schepper (+47 56107550, stde@norceresearch.no) or Dr. Tristan Cordier (+47 56107513, trco@norceresearch.no). Questions about the application process can be directed to Senior HR Adviser Monika Voit (monika.voit@norceresearch.no). For more information about NORCE and BCCR, please refer to www.norceresearch.no and www.bjerknes.uib.no.
Contact email
stde@norceresearch.no

PhDs in Paleolimnology (2 open positions)

Bern, Switzerland
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Logistics
Duration 3-4 years, start date 01.03.2022 or earlier, salary: Swiss NSF PhD Fellowship (47,000 to 50,000 CHF, 100%).
Description
Two fully funded PhD positions (3-4 years) are open for enthusiastic young researchers to work in the Paleolimnology research group at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research & Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland.

http://www.geography.unibe.ch/research/paleolimnology_group/index_eng.html.

Tasks
The project (1 postdoc and 2 PhD researchers) will explore biogeochemical responses of small and deep lakes to events of Rapid Climate Change (Dansgaard-Oeschger Events, MIS-5e) across Europe (N-S transect, W-E Transect) and NE China.

The focus is on the dynamic interplay between primary productivity, hypolimnetic anoxia and related chemical feedbacks (internal P, Fe and Mn cycling) as responses to rapid climate and vegetation changes. Sediments from a large number of lakes will be investigated using chronological (varve counting, 14C AMS), sedimentological and biogeochemical methods including μXRF, hyperspectral imaging (VNIR), HPLC (analysis of sedimentary pigments), sequential extraction of P, Fe, and Mn fractions, stable isotopes (13C, 15N) and statistical analyses (clustering, time series analysis).

The project is an international cooperation under the leadership of the University of Bern (PI Martin Grosjean) with partners at CNR (Italy), Universities of Mainz (Germany), Gdansk (Poland) and Hefei (China) and GFZ Potsdam (Germany).
Requirements
The successful candidates hold a Master (MSc, 90 ECTS) in Earth or Environmental Sciences, Physical Geography, Quaternary Science, Paleoecology, Environmental Chemistry or similar.

The candidates are motivated to work with advanced laboratory techniques, GB to TB data sets, and will be trained.

Experience in paleolimnology, sedimentology, biogeochemistry and an interest in statistics is an additional asset.

Strong language skills (English) are expected; German command is not a condition but helpful for everyday life.

The candidates will enrol in the Graduate School of Climate Sciences, U of Bern http://www.climatestudies.unibe.ch/
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martin Grosjean, Oeschger Centre & Institute of Geography.

Applications
Review of applications starts on 10 November 2021, and continues until the positions are filled.

Please direct inquiries to Prof. Dr. Martin Grosjean martin.grosjean@oeschger.unibe.ch.

Applications: One pdf with CV, letter of motivation, transcript of MSc with Grades, publication list, addresses of three referees should be sent by email to:
Prof. Dr. Martin Grosjean, Oeschger Centre, University of Bern; Hochschulstrasse 4, 3012 Bern, Switzerland; martin.grosjean@oeschger.unibe.ch; Tel: + 41 31 684 31 47
Further information
Please direct inquiries to Prof. Dr. Martin Grosjean martin.grosjean@oeschger.unibe.ch.
Contact email
peter.stucki@oeschger.unibe.ch

PhD positions in Arctic and Mid-Latitude Paleoclimatology - Buffalo, NY, USA

Buffalo, NY, United States
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There are openings in the Paleoclimate Dynamics group at the University of Buffalo for PhD students studying Arctic and mid-latitude paleoclimatology. The starting date would be summer or fall 2022.
Description
Project 1: RAW: Rapid Arctic Warming; Patterns and processes of rapid Arctic warming based on paleoclimate observations and models
There is an opening for one graduate student to join an NSF-ARCSS-funded interdisciplinary team at the University at Buffalo (UB) and Northern Arizona University (NAU) that aims to better understand the feedbacks, patterns, and processes associated with rapid warming in the Arctic.

Project 2: CHARMinG: Climate, Hydrology, & Action for Rapid climate Mitigation in the Great lakes; CAREER: Back to the Future-Integrating Research on the Mid-latitude Climate Response to Rapid Warming with Experiential Curriculum that Turns Knowledge into Action
There is an opening for one PhD student to join an NSF-Paleoclimate-funded team that aims to better understand the feedbacks, patterns, and processes associated with rapid warming in the Great Lakes Region AND that trains UB students in a project-based course to help local businesses reduce their carbon footprint.

Project 3: GRate: – Integrating data and modeling to quantify rates of Greenland Ice Sheet change, Holocene to future
There is an opening for one PhD student to join a cohort of trainees on an NSF-ARCSS-funded interdisciplinary team that aims to better understand past and future Greenland Ice Sheet change.
Tasks
Tasks will vary depending on the specific project, but will generally include field work, lab work, proxy system modeling to interpret proxy records, and collaboration with other research groups. Read more here: http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/Faculty/ekthomas/opportunities.html
Requirements
Prospective students should be highly motivated team members with excellent communication skills in English (written and oral), and with experience with, or a strong interest in developing skills in, numerical modeling and scientific programming skills.
Applications
When applying, you will be asked to provide:
- a personal statement
- the application fee of USD 75
transcripts from every institution you have attended
- three letters of recommendation

Read more and apply: arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/geology/apply.html
Application deadline
Further information
http://www.glyfac.buffalo.edu/Faculty/ekthomas/opportunities.html
Contact email
ekthomas@buffalo.edu

PhD student in peatland paleoecology - Poznań, Poland

Poznań, Poland
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There is a vacancy for a PhD student at the Adam Mickiewicz University within the research project SONATA-16 "Tracking disturbances in forest plantations using high-resolution palaeoecology and dendrochronology". The work is primarily based in Poland but it involves international collaboration. The scholarship is 36 months from the beginning of the project (PLN 5,000 gross with the employer's costs/month). The scholarship on the 4th year of doctoral studies will be covered by AMU Doctoral School. Start date: 1 November 2021.
Description
The project will be exploring palaeoecology of peatlands located in the area of pine monoculture forests, human impacts, and long-term forest disturbances.
Tasks
The PhD student will take part in all of the stages of the realization of the project (fieldwork, lab work, data analysis, preparation of publications, dissemination), and will be responsible for the performance of several analyses: peat properties, plant macrofossil analysis, insects (if present in the samples), preparation of peat samples for the analysis of isotopes.
Requirements
- Master degree in geography, biology, ecology or related field,
- Good work organization, ability to work in a team,
- Good knowledge of spoken and written English to a degree that allows independent study of specialist scientific publications, participation in the preparation of scientific publications and presentation of research results at international scientific conferences,
- Willingness to work in the field,
- Basic knowledge in statistical treatment of the data would be an advantage.
Applications
Applications should include:
- Cover letter (including the agreement to process the data in the recruitment process). ";
- CV, including information on scientific achievements (publications, activity in scientific organizations, participation in research projects, awards / prizes, scholarships (domestic and foreign), participation in scientific conferences;
- A copy of your university diploma.

Candidates should send their applications as a PDF files on the project’s PI e-mail address: dr. Katarzyna Marcisz, marcisz@amu.edu.pl. E-mail title: "PhD scholarship in the NCN SNATA-16 project".

The commission will contact only the best candidates and invite them to an interview (place and date of the interview will be announced via e-mail). Successful candidate will be subject to the recruitment to AMU Doctoral School (https://amu.edu.pl/kandydaci/doktoranckie). Candidates may be asked to provide additional documents.
Application deadline
Further information
Contact: dr. Katarzyna Marcisz, Climate Change Ecology Research Unit AMU, e-mail: marcisz@amu.edu.pl

https://www.euraxess.pl/jobs/687502
Contact email
marcisz@amu.edu.pl

PhD student in sea ice on geologic timescales - Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway
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There is a vacancy for a PhD position funded for three years at the Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) in a research project funded by the Research Council of Norway. The project is a collaboration with researchers from AWI-Bremerhaven, University of Plymouth, University of Glasgow and the University of Tasmania.
Description
The project focuses on the interaction between sea ice and Antarctic ice shelves on geological timescales. We will use different paleoceanographic proxies (microfossil assemblages, biomarkers and ancient DNA) to reconstruct the sea ice and ice shelf history in the Weddell Sea over the last ca. 130,000 years.
Tasks
The prospective PhD candidate will work with sedimentary ancient DNA for reconstructing the Late Quaternary Antarctic paleoceanography, sea ice and ice shelf environments. Specifically, the work involves extracting environmental and ancient DNA from sediments in our ancient DNA lab in Bergen. This will be followed by metabarcoding of eukaryote communities and quantitative molecular analyses, bioinformatics and statistical analyses. The candidate will interact with the international team members to integrate the different datasets (microfossil assemblages, biomarkers and aDNA) to improve our understanding of sea ice and ice self interaction. International research stays are planned.
Requirements
Education:

Applicants must hold a MSc degree or equivalent education in (marine) biosciences or geology, molecular biology/ecology, microbiology, or relevant field. In case your MSc degree has not been awarded, you must have submitted your master's thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the master's degree has been awarded.

Qualifications and personal skills:

- Experience with molecular ecology and PCR amplification / next-generation sequencing is required.
- Basic skills in bioinformatics and statistics (especially multivariate) as well as prior experience with tools for data processing and analysis (R or python) is a clear advantage.
- Experience with contamination-prone PCR (e.g. using universal primers targeting prokaryotes or eukaryotes) is an advantage, since the project will require meticulous laboratory work.
- Background in microbial ecology, marine biology or geology is an advantage
- Applicants must be able to work independently and in a well-structured manner
- Applicants must have an open mind to work across disciplines (paleoceanography) and demonstrate good cooperative skills
- Proficiency in both written and oral English is required
Applications
Applications must include:
- Curriculum vitae
- A cover letter outlining your motivation for applying for this position (max. 1 page)
- A summary/abstract of your MSc thesis (max. 1 page)
- The names and contact information of at least two references. One of these should be the main advisor for the master's thesis or equivalent thesis.
- Transcripts and diplomas showing completion of the bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not yet completed your master's degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming that the master's thesis has been submitted.
- Relevant certificates/references

The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at the recruitment portal Jobbnorge (see link below).
Application deadline
Further information
If you have any questions about the position, please contact: Dr Stijn De Schepper (+47 56107550, stde@norceresearch.no) or Dr. Tristan Cordier (+47 56107513, trco@norceresearch.no). Questions about the application process can be directed to Senior HR Adviser Monika Voit (monika.voit@norceresearch.no). For more information about NORCE and BCCR, please refer to www.norceresearch.no and www.bjerknes.uib.no.

https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/212733/phd-position-in-paleoceanography-and-paleogenomics
Contact email
stde@norceresearch.no

PhD student in Climate Epidemiology - Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland
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Logistics
A fully funded PhD position (3-4 years) is open for an enthusiastic young researchers to work in the Climate Change and Health research group at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM, https://www.ispm.unibe.ch) and the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR, www.oeschger.unibe.ch) of the University of Bern (UniBe) in Bern, Switzerland.

Period: Fixed-term contract for 3 years, starting January 2022 (negotiable).

Salary: Swiss NSF PhD Fellowship (47,000 to 50,000 CHF, 100%).

Place: University of Bern, Switzerland

Apply no later than: 10th October 2021

ISPM at University of Bern performs research in a range of disciplines relevant to public health. Groups cut across divisions, facilitating an interdisciplinary approach to research in the fields of clinical epidemiology, social and behavioral health, biostatistics, and international and environmental health. The OCCR at the University of Bern is a unique interdisciplinary research center combining worldwide experts from different fields working on climate change research.

The Climate Change & Human Health research group (https://www.ispm.unibe.ch/research/research_groups/) develops research along the intersection between epidemiology and climate sciences to understand how different climate factors and other related environmental stressors affect health in the context of climate change.

In particular, the research interests concern the evaluation of adaptation strategies, mitigation policies and air pollution co-benefits. The team also focuses on the development of new methodologies in projections of climate change impacts, health effects of compound events and detection and attribution studies. The team is member of the Oeschger Center for Climate Change Research.
Description
The PhD student will conduct research on an interdisciplinary project on the effect of compound events on human health. The aim of the PhD project is to advance knowledge on the role of humidity on the effect of heat on health. It is intended to be an interdisciplinary PhD project to be developed under the supervision of Ana M. Vicedo-Cabrera (epidemiologist, research group leader Climate Change & Health, ISPM, UniBe), Prof. Olivia Romppainen-Martius (Prof. Climate Impact Research, Institute of Geography, UniBe) and Prof. Stefan Brönnimann (Unit Leader Climatology, Institute of Geography, UniBe). In particular, the project will combine methods in climate modelling to assess exposure to historical and future extreme heat events (heat and humid) at regional and local level (i.e. urban heat island), with advanced methodologies in epidemiology to quantify the combined effects of heat and high humidity on mortality and other health outcomes.
Tasks
* Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of epidemiologists, statisticians and climate modellers.
* Contribute to the design and conduct of epidemiological research projects.
* Clean and analyse large observational databases using standard and advanced statistical methods.
* Present own work at international conferences and publish articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Requirements
*Strong interest in interdisciplinary research in the areas of epidemiology, climate science and impact modelling.
*Master's degree in a relevant discipline - ECTS 120-90 (e.g. climate science, mathematics/statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology).
*Experience in statistical analysis and programming techniques in R.
*The ability to work efficiently, independently and with interdisciplinary teams.
*Excellent knowledge of English, written and spoken.
Applications
Please send your application (in ONE pdf) to hr@ispm.unibe.ch with copy to Dr Ana M. Vicedo-Cabrera (anamaria.vicedo@ispm.unibe.ch). Applications must be in English and include:
(1) curriculum vitae (1 page);
(2) a cover letter with a personal statement describing your suitability and motivation, and 2 contacts for references; and
(3) e-copy of the Master thesis or an outline.

Candidates will be short-listed for an interview (during the first two weeks of November 2021).
Application deadline
Further information
For further information on the position, please contact Dr Ana M. Vicedo-Cabrera (anamaria.vicedo@ispm.unibe.ch).
Contact email
anamaria.vicedo@ispm.unibe.ch

PhD for paleoclimate reconstruction-lipid biomarkers - Zürich, Switzerland

Zürich, Switzerland
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The Biogeoscience and Biogeosignatures Groups (Geological Institute, Department of Earth Sciences) at ETH Zurich are looking for a highly motivated PhD student with interest in paleoclimate and organic geochemistry to reconstruct changes in Central African paleoclimate over the past ~10 million years (Ma). Your research will be part of the funded ETH research project OKAPI (PI: Dr. Cindy De Jonge): “OKAvango catchment and Makgadikgadi paleolake: Paleoclimate Investigations using multiple lipid biomarker proxies”, which builds upon an international research program (organization: Dr. Liviu Giosan, Woods Hole) to study the Okavango-Makgadikgadi delta-paleolake system.

100% in Zürich, Switzerland, fixed-term
We offer a fully funded four-year PhD that will start in the winter of 2021 (latest: 01/02/2022), under the mentorship of Dr. Cindy De Jonge (doctoral supervisor: Prof. Timothy Eglinton).
Description
Climate change in continental South Africa. In southern Africa, climate conditions (i.e., precipitation, temperature) directly affect the presence of vegetation types, biodiversity, and the economic sustenance and well-being of past, present and future humans. Understanding past climate variability in continental southern Africa is not only important for developing future climate models, but also to understand the relationship between local environmental conditions and human evolution, and to decipher the environmental conditions that drove the development and expansion of C4 vegetation. We will apply a suite of novel and established lipid biomarker proxies to sediments to reconstruct the magnitude of temperature and hydrological changes in both the Makgadikgadi paleolake and the Okavango catchment (Botswana) over the last ~10 Ma.
Tasks
We are looking for a highly motivated researcher to perform this research, with a relevant MSc degree (i.e., earth sciences, environmental sciences). You should be able to show experience in organic geochemistry or other lab-based analytical methods, and be interested in applying statistical approaches to generate climate records through time. As this research will be undertaken in collaboration with a worldwide network of African Miocene experts, you should have a keen interest in working in an international and interdisciplinary scientific environment. An outgoing phase to the UK (University of Southampton and Oxford University) of 2-4 months is included. Ideally, you should also demonstrate previous fieldwork experience, as field campaigns in Botswana are planned to recover sediment cores and modern samples (University of Botswana: ~1-2 months). This fieldwork is pending the stabilization of the Covid-19 pandemic in Botswana, alternative fieldwork sites will be proposed if needed. Good oral and written communication skills in English are expected to be obtained during the position, also during particpitation in international conferences and workshops (e.g. Woods Hole, USA). Although all applications will be treated equally, we especially welcome applications from women, persons with physical and/or invisible disabilities, and racial and ethnic groups that are currently underrepresented in Earth Sciences.

Requirements
Are you interested in applying lipid biomarker and statistical tools to shed light on this understudied time period in South Africa?

During this PhD project you will learn to apply state-of-the-art analytical techniques and research concepts that cross scientific boundaries. The student will also present at national and international conferences, write peer-reviewed publications and a PhD thesis. The research training addresses field, numerical, statistical and laboratory skills, equipping the student for a career across a range of professions.
Applications
Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal before October 6th 2021:

https://www.jobs.ethz.ch/job/view/JOPG_ethz_EXhdMYQwYNo2BoF1N2

For the application we ask for a curriculum vitae (max: 2 pages) that includes contact details of 2 references, and a motivation letter for this specific position, indicating specifically how you fill the requirements for this position (max: 2 pages). Shortlisted candidates will be contacted before October 12th 2021, followed by online interviews, and a potential visit to ETH.
Application deadline
Further information
For further information about the Biogeoscience Group please visit our website.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Cindy De Jonge by email at cindy.dejonge@erdw.ethz.ch (no applications).
Contact email
cindy.dejonge@erdw.ethz.ch

PhD Research Fellow in paleoceanography / physical oceanography - Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway
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Logistics
There is a vacancy for a PhD Research Fellow in physical paleoceanography / physical oceanography at the Geophysical Institute, University of Bergen. The position is for a fixed-term period of 3 years. The position is offered within the project “FJO2RD: The effect of climate change on the deep-water renewal frequency of Norwegian fjords” which is funded by the Norwegian Research council.
Description
The main objective of the project is to explore if, how and why the renewal frequency of Norwegian fjords has changed as a result of physical climate change and to determine its link to the deoxygenation of Norwegian fjords and the potential anthropogenic contribution. FJO2RD is an interdisciplinary project, involving experts on physical and chemical oceanography, regional modelling and paleoceanography.
Tasks
The primary tasks for the successful candidate will be to establish a historical baseline for ongoing changes in the fjord environment by reconstructing the oxygenation history and freshwater influence of two Norwegian fjords over the last ca. 400 years, and to link the reconstructed variability to physical forcing and ocean dynamics.The approach includes the use of benthic foraminifera assemblage analysis and geochemical analysis.
Requirements
- Applicants must hold a master's degree or equivalent education in paleoceanography, physical oceanography, paleoclimatology, marine geochemistry, marine sciences or related fields, or must have submitted his/her master's thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the master's degree has been awarded.
- Experience working with identification of benthic foraminifera and/or geochemical analysis and/or relevant ocean dynamics is a requirement.
- Experience working with application of foraminifera-based proxies in low oxygen environments, fjord oceanography or multi proxy or cross disciplinary approaches is an advantage.
- Knowledge of climate dynamics, statistics, mathematics, or scientific programming is an advantage.
Applicants must be able to work independently and in a structured manner and demonstrate good collaborative skills.
- Applicants must be proficient in both written and oral English.
- Personal and relational qualities will be emphasized. Ambitions and potential will also count when evaluating the candidates.
Applications
Applications must include:
- a brief account of the applicant's research interests and motivation for applying for the position
- the names and contact information for two referees. One of these should be the main advisor for the master's thesis or equivalent thesis
- CV
- transcripts and diplomas showing completion of the bachelor's and master's degrees. If you have not yet completed - your master's degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming that the master's thesis has been submitted
- relevant certificates/references
- approved documentation of proficiency in English (if required, cf. English language requirements for PhD admission)
- a list of any works of a scientific nature (publication list)
- any publications in your name
- The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.
Application deadline
Further information
For further information about the position, qualification, requirements, how to apply, etc.:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/211144/phd-research-fellow-in-paleoceanography-physical-oceanography

Further inquiries related should be addressed to Research Prof. B. Risebrobakken, NORCE (bjri@norceresearch.no) or Ass. Prof. E. Darelius, Geophysical Institute, UiB (elin.darelius@uib.no)
Contact email
bjri@norceresearch.no