Norway: PhD Positions in Physics, Trondheim University

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As part of an international project, a state-of-the-art mm-wave
radiometer has been deployed at Troll station, Antarctica to measure
the effect of energetic particle bombardment on the atmosphere in the
polar regions. We seek a PhD level student
to work with this radiometer in order to derive vertical profiles of
minor species, including ozone, affected by particle precipitation, and
to examine the effects on the chemistry and dynamics of the middle
atmosphere between 30 and 90 km.

The student should have a degree
in Physics, Geophysics, Chemistry or a closely related field. They
should have computer experience, and knowledge of a programming language
and experience with packages such as MATLAB would be an advantage. Good
communication skills and the ability to work with international
partners is essential.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor
Patrick Espy, phone +47 73 55 10 95, e-mail: patrick.espy[ at ]ntnu.no

Information about the Department of Physics can be found at
http://www.ntnu.no/fysikk/english

Generell information for all positions:
The applicant to be selected for the fellowships will work under the general regulations for university employees in Norway.

NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in scientific posts, and women are encouraged to apply.

The application must include curriculum vitae with information on the candidate’s prior training,
exams, and work experience. It is requested that research publications
and other written material submitted for the evaluation of academic
credentials, should be provided in 3 copies. In case of co-authorship,
the applicant should provide a brief, written statement explaining
his/her own contribution.

Applications with CV and other documents should be sent
electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no. We prefer the
attachments in one file. Publications should be sent in 3 hard copies
by mail to NTNU, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology,
Høgskoleringen 5, N-7491 Trondheim. These documents will only be
returned on inquiry. Mark your application with journal no.

Application deadline is January 15, 2009.

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