University of Oslo Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Fellowship in Other
  • Norway
  • Apply Before : February 29, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 227164
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Fields of study Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The University of Oslo offers a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Sciences at the Centre for Planetary Habitability. This program will take place in collaboration with the Natural History Museum. The position involves contributing to the Mars Sample Return Analogue Sample Library and conducting research to support Mars exploration goals.

Key Details and Dates

Application Deadline: 29 February 2024

Funding Type: Partially Funded

Employer: University of Oslo, Centre for Planetary Habitability

Target Group: Postdoctoral Researchers

Scope: Full-time

Focus Area: Earth and Planetary Sciences

Study Level: Postdoctoral

Duration: Three years

Number of Opportunity: One

Host Country: Norway

Benefits of the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The selected fellows will benefit from the program as follows:

  • Salary Range: NOK 575,400 – 657,300 per annum
  • Welfare Benefits: Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Working Environment: Professionally stimulating with a vibrant international academic setting
  • Development Programs: Postdoctoral development programs

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the requirements that all candidates should meet to apply for the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship:

  • Candidates should hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Planetary Sciences, Remote Sensing, Geosciences, Physics, or related quantitative disciplines.
  • Applicants must have a submitted and approved doctoral thesis and public defense.
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written communication).
  • Background in mineralogy of planetary surfaces through remote sensing or laboratory techniques.

Required Documents

Please submit the following documents:

  • Cover letter (motivation, scientific work, research interest)
  • CV (education, positions, experience, breaks)
  • Research plan (related to the research focus)
  • Copies of educational certificates and academic transcripts
  • List of publications and up to 5 academic works
  • Contact details of 2-3 professional references

How to Apply?

Submit the application and attachments through the electronic recruiting system. Ensure that all documents are in English or a Scandinavian language.


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