Postdoctoral Fellow in Space Physics, UiT, Norway

Postdoc in Norway

Postdoctoral Fellow in Space Physics: Join the Department for Physics and Technology at UiT the Arctic University of Norway as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Space Physics. This position, funded through the UiT High Score programme, offers an exciting opportunity to conduct research in the area of space physics, focusing on the study of dust particles in the mesosphere and their interaction with ionosphere plasma.

Designation: Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Area: Space Physics

Location: UiT the Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø – Romsa, Norway


  • PhD in physics, space physics, plasma physics, geophysics, planetary science, or a related field
  • Experience in cosmic dust, meteors, ionosphere, space measurements, radar observations, space in situ instruments, or image analysis
  • Fluent in English
  • Nordic applicants must demonstrate proficiency through their high school diploma

Job Description:

  • Lead the MXD2 rocket project, conducting in-situ measurements of charged dust and plasma in the mesosphere
  • Collaborate with an international team to prepare for the rocket campaign and analyze the results
  • Work with ground-based observations and radar data to support the rocket campaign
  • Supervise PhD and Master students and collaborate with local, national, and international partners
  • Conduct research under the supervision of Professor Ingrid Mann

How to Apply: Submit your application via Jobbnorge ( by May 16th, 2024. Include:

  • Application letter detailing your motivation for the position
  • CV
  • Diplomas and transcripts
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • Contact information for 2-3 references
  • List of academic production and description of important works
  • Academic works for consideration

Last Date for Apply: May 16th, 2024

Contact: For further information about the position, contact Professor Ingrid Mann:

Place of Service: Hansine Hansens veg 18, 9019 Tromsø, Norway

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research in space physics at UiT the Arctic University of Norway!



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