The Department of Physics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have a vacancy for a postdoc working in the area of materials characterization in the Group of soft and complex matter science.

About the position:
  • The position is financed by a Czech-Norway collaboration (Norway Grants) via the KAPPA Programme: “Nanoremediation of contaminated soils: Technology implementation with respect to ecotoxicological aspects”.
  • The activities are experimental and involve materials characterization including use of surface science techniques. The measurement specimens will be contaminated soil samples collected by our partners in the Czech Republic.


  • Applicant must have completed a Norwegian doctoral degree in Experimental Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or corresponding foreign doctoral degree recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree is required.
  • The position requires experience in working with ultra-high vacuum and photo electron spectroscopy (XPS and UPS).
  • Applicant will have an advantage if the applicant has data-analysis skills in e.g. Matlab.
  • Experience with experimental training and teaching will be taken into account in the evaluation process
  • Applicant must possess good written and oral English.


Apply online and the application must include:

  • An application letter that shows clearly how candidate’s skills and experience meet the specific criteria and general research approach
  • CV, certificates, and diplomas
  • Academic works – published or unpublished – that you would like to be considered in the assessment
  • Name and address of three referees
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Postdoctoral
Subject areas Experimental Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th May 2021

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