Shaping European Research Leaders for Marine Sustainability (SEAS)

Call 2: 23 MSCA SEAS postdoctoral research fellow positions (call is closed)

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.

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In this second call, open August 1st – October 31st 2022, we invite talented researchers to apply for 23 postdoctoral fellowships. Successful candidates will be employed in 3-year fixed-term full-time postdoctoral research fellow positions at UiB. Individual contracts may, under certain conditions, be extended by up to one year if funded from other sources than the SEAS programme.

The 23 SEAS postdoctoral research fellow positions will be advertised individually or in pairs in Jobbnorge, EURAXESS and linked from this webpage after August 1st. Call deadline is October 31st, 2022.

If applying you must read the relevant Jobbnorge advertisement and the SEAS Guide for applicants thoroughly for details on eligibility and application requirements, including the mobility rules. Only applications received through the recruitment portal Jobbnorge will be considered.

Please be aware

  • That the application process is time-demanding
  • The application process requires a close dialogue with the named supervisor or contact who, close to the deadline, must sign a supervisor match declaration if an application is to be eligible.
  • That some fields of research, especially within sensitive technology areas, might be enforced by Norwegian and international regulations regarding Control of the Export of Strategic Goods, Services and Technology. Candidates who by assessment of the application and attachment are seen to conflict with the criteria in these regulations might be prohibited from recruitment to UiB.
No. of fellowsResearch areas Affiliation(s)Mobility
1Regulatory and governance challenges related to ocean sustainabilityFaculty of Lawincoming or outgoing
1Marine aspects related to human healthFaculty of Medicineincoming or outgoing
2Safety and working conditions for maritime workersDepartment of Psychosocial Scienceincoming or outgoing
1Social anthropology on changing human-ocean relationsDepartment of Social Anthropologyincoming or outgoing
1STS research on responsible and circular aquacultureCentre for the Study of the Sciences and the Humanitiesincoming
2Climate and early human development in coastal Southern AfricaCentre for Early Sapiens Behaviour (Department of Earth Science)incoming
1Early human adaptation to shifting coastlines in South AfricaCentre for Early Sapiens Behaviour (Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion)incoming
1Climate and marine biogeochemical cyclingBjerknes Center for Climate researchincoming
2Smart marine sensor technology, acoustics, or nano technologyCentre for research-based innovation - Smart Ocean (Department of Physics and Technology)incoming
1Marine opticsDepartment of Physics and Technologyoutgoing
1Marine natural product chemistryDepartment of Chemistryincoming
2Ice-ocean interactions (multidisciplinary)Department of Earth Scienceincoming or outgoing
1Ocean observation technologyDepartment of Earth Scienceincoming
1Marine sustainability within marine geology/geophysicsDepartment of Earth Science

incoming or outgoing

1Bioinformatics for marine sustainabilityDepartment of Informaticsincoming or outgoing
1Mathematical and statistical methods for marine sustainabilityDepartment of Mathematicsincoming or outgoing
1Air-sea interactionGeophysical Instituteincoming
1Salmon louse biology and immunemodulationDepartment of biological sciencesincoming
1Marine larval biologyDepartment of biological sciencesincoming or outgoing