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Researcher position in Inorganic Chemistry/nutrient dynamics, Plankton research group, IMR, Bergen, Norway

09
Oct
2012

Researcher - Inorganic Chemistry/nutrient dynamics (1110/1183) st.nr.65-12
IMR is currently seeking a researcher with experience in inorganic chemistry / nutrient dynamics. It is a permanent position placed in the Plankton research group and located at our office in Bergen, Norway.
The researcher will mainly be working with the processes that control the distribution of oxygen, nutrients and carbon in the ocean, especially with regard to links to marine productivity. This also includes acidification. The scientist will be responsible for the group working with inorganic chemistry at the chemistry laboratory in Bergen, which beyond the aforementioned parameters, also measures chlorophyll, and C: N ratio in organic material.
An important responsibility in this regard is to ensure that procedures at the laboratory meet national and international requirements for traceability, precision and accuracy. The position will provide access to significant infrastructure and great opportunities for the right person. The successful candidate will be generating new projects and work toward making the chemistry laboratory more visible both in-house and amongst our partners. The position also includes being the academic "mentor" in chemical oceanography and primary production. Fieldwork/cruises and other forms for travel activities can be expected.
For this position we seek a person holding a PhD with good research skills in inorganic marine chemistry. We want a purposeful and independent researcher with extensive international experience. The candidate should be able to demonstrate a significant ability to publish the results.
Personal qualities such as good communication and cooperation skills, the ability to work independently, effectively and purposefully, as well as the ability to generate, implement and report on project activities will be emphasized. Furthermore, it will be important to be able to communicate well so written and oral skills in both Norwegian and English is desirable.
We can offer challenging and creative work in a national institute with extensive international contacts, flexible hours, competitive salary and good pensions and welfare schemes. 
The position 1110/1183 researcher is paid in accordance with the Norwegian state salary regulations.For more information, please contact group leader Petter Fossum; petterf@imr.no , (0047) 55 23 86 33 or visit our website www.imr.no .
IMR is an IA organisation which means that we are committed to promote diversity and therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Women are especially encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 21.10.2012