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Subject: Job opening - Terrestrial Ecologist - Norwegian Polar Institute
The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) seeks a terrestrial ecologist in NPI`s
Biodiversity Research Section.
The workplace for this position will be the main office complex for NPI in
Tromsø; with the possibility for extended periods of placement at the NPI
office in Longyearbyen on Svalbard.
Potential candidates must have a PhD (or equivalent
experience/education) with a background in population biology and ecology.
Expertise in statistical analyses, the ability to publish in high-quality
international scientific journals and the ability to secure research grants
must be documented. A willingness and ability to work in multidisciplinary
research groups and practical experience from field work in Polar Regions
are important qualifications for this job.
Experience with mammalian systems, particularly ungulates, will be viewed
*The application deadline is 15 April. *Applications must be submitted
electronically on the application form available at
NOTE: The web page will come up in Norwegian, click the 'English' button for
The web page has the full job description.
All personal data must be entered directly on the electronic form. The names
and contact details for two references must be provided in the appropriate
section of the form. All of your relevant qualifications and experience
should be outlined in your letter of application (directly on the electronic
form). CVs, including a complete publication list, can be sent via the
electronic site as an attachment. PDFs of your selected 5 best/most relevant
papers can also be attached (Please do NOT send more than 5). If your
circumstances do not permit access to the web site – you can contact Dr. Kit
M. Kovacs via email [log in to unmask]
<mailto:[log in to unmask]>(explain why an electronic application is not
possible – and send all required materials to her via email or the post -
Norwegian Polar Institute, Fram Centre, NO-9296 Tromsø, Norway - all
materials must arrive prior to the application deadline).