Call 2 - 23 MSCA SEAS postdoctoral research fellow positions
- University of Bergen
- Bergen (Kommune), Vestland (NO)
- Closing date
- Oct 31, 2022
- Hydrology, Ocean Science, Solid Earth Geophysics
- Career Level
- Education Level
- Job Type
- Relocation Cost
- No Relocation
- Sector Type
About the SEAS fellowship programme
Shaping European Research Leaders for Marine Sustainability (SEAS) is a postdoctoral research fellowship programme for 37 fellows launched and managed by the University of Bergen. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101034309.
In this second call, open August 1st – October 31st, 2022, we invite talented researchers to apply for 23 postdoctoral fellowships. Successful candidates will be employed in fixed-term full-time postdoctoral research fellow positions at UiB.
For more information see the SEAS Call 2 webpage and the individual announcement (links below) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The SEAS programme offers
- high-quality inter- and transdisciplinary research and training opportunities in the area of marine sustainability supported by a supervision and inter-sectoral mentoring scheme
- opportunity to transfer knowledge and skills between disciplines, organisations and sectors
- a regional ecosystem of marine actors
- structured skill-based training
- high-quality working conditions
- personal career support
- academic freedom
- equal opportunities
All 23 positions
- Regulatory and governance challenges related to ocean sustainability (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Marine aspects related to human health (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Safety and working conditions for maritime workers (incoming or outgoing mobility) (Two positions)
- STS research on responsible and circular aquaculture (incoming mobility)
- Early human adaptation to shifting coastlines in southern Africa (incoming mobility)
- Social anthropology on changing human-ocean relations (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Climate and early human development in coastal Southern Africa (incoming mobility) (Two positions)
- Climate and marine biogeochemical cycling (incoming mobility)
- Smart marine sensor technology, acoustics, or nano technology (incoming mobility) (Two positions)
- Marine natural product chemistry (incoming mobility)
- Marine optics (outgoing mobility)
- Ocean observation technology (incoming mobility)
- Marine Sustainability within marine geology/geophysics (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Bioinformatics for marine sustainability (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Mathematical and statistical methods for marine sustainability (incoming or outgoing mobility)
- Air-sea interaction (incoming mobility)
- Ice-ocean interactions (multidisciplinary) (incoming or outgoing mobility) (Two positions)
- Salmon louse biology and immunemodulation (incoming mobility)
- Marine larval biology (incoming or outgoing mobility)
SEAS eligibility criteria and application requirements
Eligible applicants will be evaluated on transparent evaluation criteria by international experts. No restrictions by nationality, age, gender, ethnicity, disability/special needs, or social status will apply. Applications must be submitted through the Jobbnorge portal. Please read the details in the announcement of the individual positions and in the Guide for Applicants.
- Applicants cannot previously have been employed as a postdoctoral fellow at UiB.
- SEAS mobility rules (for outgoing fellows, there is a mandatory return period of 12-18 months at UiB
About The University of Bergen (UiB)
The University of Bergen is a renowned educational and research institution, organised into seven faculties and approximately 54 institutes and academic centres.
The University of Bergen (UiB) is Norway’s largest marine university, with research and education of a high international standard and several world leading research environments.
Marine collaboration among the academic, business, government, and civil society (e.g., NGOs) sectors is particularly strong in the Bergen region, given the city’s long history as a maritime port and trading centre. UiB’s campus-area, Marineholmen, is a marine hotspot in Europe, with over 150 companies and organisations collaborating in seafood, energy, subsea technology, and other maritime activities. Many of these are partners of the SEAS programme.
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