SEAS MSCA postdoctoral research fellow position
About the SEAS fellowship programme
Shaping European Research Leaders for Marine Sustainability (SEAS) is a postdoctoral research fellowship programme for 37 fellows launched and managed by the University of Bergen. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 101034309.
In this first call, open August 1 – October 31 (2021), we invite talented experienced researchers to apply for 18 fellowships. Successful candidates will be employed in fixed-term fulltime postdoctoral research fellow positions at UiB.
The SEAS programme offers
- high-quality inter- and transdisciplinary research and training opportunities in the area of marine sustainability supported by a supervision and inter-sectoral mentoring scheme
- opportunity to transfer knowledge and skills between disciplines, organisations and sectors
- a regional ecosystem of marine actors
- structured skill-based training
- high-quality working conditions
- personal career support
- academic freedom
- equal opportunities
All 18 research areas (positions)
- Marine biogeochemical hazards - Bjerknes Center for Climate research - For an incoming fellow
- Early human development in coastal Southern Africa - SapienCE Centre of Excellence on Early Sapiens Behaviour – For an incoming fellow
- Early human marine subsistence in South Africa - SapienCE Centre of Excellence on Early Sapiens Behaviour – For an incoming fellow
- Epistemic, value-based, and societal aspects of marine sustainability - Centre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanities – For an incoming fellow
- Fish immunology - Department of biological sciences – For an incoming fellow
- Coastal ecology - Department of biological sciences – For an incoming fellow
- Marine natural product chemistry - Department of Chemistry – For an incoming fellow
- Marine geology - Department of Earth Science – For an outgoing fellow
- Deep-sea mineral resources - Department of Earth Science – For an incoming fellow
- Ocean observation technology - Department of Earth Science – For an incoming fellow
- System dynamics and ocean-human interactions - Department of Geography – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Topological and geometric machine learning for marine sustainability - Department of Informatics – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Mathematical and statistical methods for marine sustainability - Department of Mathematics – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Optical ocean technology - Department of Physics and Technology
- Working conditions for maritime workers - Department of Psychosocial Science – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Regulatory and governance challenges related to ocean sustainability - Faculty of Law – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Marine aspects related to human health - Department of Clinical Medicine or Department of Clinical Science – For an incoming or outgoing fellow
- Physical fjord oceanography - Geophysical Institute - For an incoming fellow
SEAS eligibility criteria and application requirements
Eligible applicants will be evaluated on transparent evaluation criteria by international experts. No restrictions by nationality, age, gender, ethnicity, disability/special needs, or social status will apply.
- Applications must be submitted through the Jobbnorge portal. Please read the details in the announcement of the individual positions (above) and in the Guide for Applicants.
- Applicants cannot previously have been employed as a postdoctoral fellow at UiB.
- SEAS mobility rules (for outgoing fellows, there is a mandatory return period of 12-18 months at UiB).