PhD Candidate in Optical Remote Sensing for Water Quality Parameter Retrieval

The Department of Physics and Technology announces a vacant PhD Candidate position in the area of optical remote sensing for water quality parameter retrieval at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology.

This position is associated with the Earth Observation group and Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing for Arctic Operations at the Department of Physics and Technology. The group consists of four permanent academic staffs and several postdocs and PhDs.

The position is affiliated with the research project The Nansen Legacy. The Nansen Legacy is the Norwegian Arctic research community’s joint effort to establish a holistic understanding of a changing marine Arctic climate and ecosystem. The project will provide a scientific knowledge base needed for future sustainable resource management in the transitional Barents Sea and the adjacent Arctic Basin. It is a collaborative project between ten Norwegian research institutions, and will run from 2018-2023. Activities in the project will include international cooperation, and several cruises with the new, ice-going research vessel Kronprins Haakon.

The position is available for commencement from 1st of January 2019 and the appointment is for a period of four years. The nominal length of the PhD program is three years. The fourth year is used for teaching or other duties for the department. The duties are normally distributed evenly over the four years.

  • Organisation: UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Physics and Technology
  • Location: Tromsø, Norway
  • Application deadline: 28 June 2018

For more information and how to apply, please refer to the full announcement

Further information about the position, the project and UiT is also available by contacting: