The Department of Physics and Technology announces two vacant PhD Candidate positions in the area of Arctic Remote Sensing. The research themes are: “Multi-Sensor, Multi-Scale Integrated Remote Sensing for Arctic Sea Ice monitoring” and “Remote Sensing of Extreme Ocean Events (Polar Lows)”.

The positions are affiliated to the Department of Physics and Technology, Faculty of Science and Technology, and the research will be conducted in the Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations (CIRFA), a Centre for Research-based Innovation hosted by UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

The positions are available for commencement from 1st of August 2018 and the appointments are 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.

  • Application deadline: 28 June

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

Further information about both positions, UiT and CIRFA is also available by contacting: