The Norwegian Meteorological Institute in Oslo is announcing a vacant position for a 3-year PhD fellow in the field of remote sensing of sea ice. The position is available for commencement from 1 September 2020.
The PhD position is part of an effort to upgrade the present state of satellite monitoring of sea ice in the polar regions, with a focus on the Svalbard/Barents Sea region. The position is part of the newly started project SIRANO (Sea Ice Retrieval and data Assimilation in NOrway,, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The successful applicant will be employed by MET Norway at the Oslo office and will be enrolled for the PhD programme at UiT – the Arctic University of Norway, in Tromsø. The candidate must plan for some travelling and longer research stays in Tromsø (e.g. to take some of the courses).
For more information about the position click here!
Application Deadline: 7. June, 2020.
Contact information:
Thomas Lavergne (
Anthony Doulgeris (
Øystein Godøy (