PhD, Climate Dynamics at the Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen

 Description: The PhD position is funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions – Innovative Training Network DEEPICE. The applicant will be part of the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and the MCA-ITN DEEPICE.

Tasks Involved:

  • The main aim is research on climate science focusing on Antarctica, a high level of technical and communication proficiency.
  • Large scale collaborative network across the academic and non-academic world.
  • Investigation on the dynamics of the Mid-Pleistocene Transition in a modelling framework.
  • Evaluation of the Existing theories of dynamics across the MPT applying numerical climate models.
  • Applying a model of the ventilation of the deep ocean in conjunction with the evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet.
  • Investigation and comparing the results with stable isotope records across the MPT from deep sea sediments and ice cores.

 Disciplines: Physics, Mathematics, Earth Science, Geology, Climate, Meteorology, Oceanography or any similar.

Qualifications: Master’s degree or any equivalent degree.


  • Experience in climate dynamics, ice dynamics and climate modelling
  • Capable of working independently
  • Good collaborative skills
  • Excellency in both written and oral English.

Application procedure: Apply online using the link and include following documents-

  • Candidates research interests and motivation for applying
  • Two referees names and contact information (one must be master’s thesis or equivalent thesis)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Records of bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • official documentation of proficiency in English.


  • Salary will be at pay grade 54 (Code 1017/Pay range 20 or alternative 10) in the state salary scale.
  • This includes a gross annual salary of NOK 482 200
  • Promotions according to experience
  • Registration in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Welfare benefits added.
Quick Overview—————-
Organization University of Bergen
Fellowship Level PhD
Country Norway
Subject areas Physics, Mathematics, Earth Science, Geology, Climate, Meteorology, Oceanography or any similar
Fellowship Gross annual salary of NOK 482 200
Eligibility Master’s degree or any equivalent degree
Deadline 1st April 2021

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