Postdoctoral position to study Atmospheric physics, Chemical and Dynamic meteorology and Climate Research


The Department of Meteorology at Stockholm University (MISU) invites candidates to propose a 2-year project in Climate Research to be conducted at MISU within the Bolin Centre for Climate Research. 

At MISU ( we conduct research and education in an international environment within four main areas: Atmospheric physics, Chemical and Dynamic meteorology, and Physical oceanography. In all these areas there is a strong focus on the climate and on processes important for the climate and its development. The department employs some 80 individuals, of which about 35 are scientists, 30 PhD students and 15 in the administration and technical support.

The department is part of the Bolin Centre for Climate Research ( that together with three other departments at the university cover research of most of the important aspects of the climate system.

Project description

The position is open in a wide field of climate research. We expect the candidates to submit a brief project plan (one or a few pages) for a climate research project, developed in communication with one of the scientists at the department (see list of contacts

Assessment criteria

The candidate must have obtained a PhD degree in a relevant field of science. In addition to the scientific merits, the quality of the project plan will be an important tool for assessing the applicants. The applicant should also have excellent English language skills, both oral and written communication.

Terms of employment

The position is full time for a maximum of two years. The preferred starting date is 1st of September, 2015.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace which is free from discrimination and offers equal opportunities to everyone.

More information
For further information contact Prof. Michael Tjernström, phone +46-8-16 3110, e-mailMichael.

Union representatives
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone +46-(0)8-16 20 00 (switchboard), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), telephone +46-(0)70-316 43 41.
Postdoctoral position in Climate Research at the Department of Meteorology. Reference number SU FV-0878-15. Deadline for application is: May 2, 2015.

The application should be written in English or Swedish and include:

a 1-page cover letter explaining the interest and skills of the applicant

a short project plan

a CV

a list of publications

contact information for two reference persons

copy of PhD degree certificate

Welcome with your application, marked with the reference number SU FV-0878-15, no later than 2 May, 2015 by e-mail to:

Applications that are submitted electronically should be in Word (.doc/.docx) or PDF format. Please include the reference number SU FV-0878-15 also in the message line.