Jobs/funding opportunities

Here you can check out available open positions, funding and training opportunities.



Postdoctoral Research Associate, Climate Process Team, University of Colorado, USA (deadline: 15.03.2023)


Postdoctoral position on experimental geophysical/oceanographic fluid dynamics, Laboratory LEGI, France (open until position filled)


Postdoctoral Fellow in Arctic Ocean Dynamics, Stockholm University, Sweden (deadline: 14.02.2023)


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mathematics (Dynamical Systems and Machine Learning), The University of Sydney, Australia (deadline: 22.02.2023)


Postdoctoral Research Associate in computational fluid dynamics, Durham University, UK (deadline: 10.02.2023)


Postdoctoral fellow with a background in physical oceanography, Brandeis University, USA (open until position filled)


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Funding Opportunities

  CliC grants 2022 – for ECS working on the cryosphere in climate

Deadline for application: 1st March 2023

To increase their engagement in CliC, Early Career Scientists (enrolled in PhD or PhD completed within 7 years by 01.03.2023) are invited to apply for a grant of max. 10 000 Swiss Francs (CHF), to carry out any of the activities listed below, which must target CliC’s vision and mission and address at least 1 of its 5 priorities.

Eligible activities:

  • Research visits to laboratories, research groups, etc. (visiting institution must differ from the applicant´s country of origin and current country of residence).
  • Research synthesis, fieldwork or analysis.
  • Promotion of best practice protocols on research in cryosphere regions attentive to societal and community needs and expectations.
  • Educational activities/capacity exchanges related to cryosphere research.
  • Research/activities to support participation in policy decision processes.
  • Science communication efforts aimed at policy making.
  • Dissemination and outreach, e.g., production of media pieces highlighting CliC research and activities.

Find out more and apply.

Name of program  Funding agency What is funded  Who can apply Deadline 
Personal overseas grant PhD and Post Doc NFR Travel & accommodation (3-12 months) PhD/Post Doc financed by NFR open-ended
DNSZ Seed funding DNSZ Travel & accommodation to CAU/GEOMAR in Kiel PhD students June & December
IIASA Young Scientist Summer Program IIASA/NFR Travel & accommodation (3 months) PhD students January
ERASMUS+ EC Mobility within ERASMUS network PhD students variable
The Aurora and DAAD Mobility Programmes NFR Travel & accommodation to France/Germany Researchers & PhD students September
Fulbrightstipendet US-Norway Fulbright Foundation Funding for research mobility to the USA PhD & master students (only for Norwegian citizens) October
Arctic Field Grant (AFG) NFR Funding for fieldwork in Svalbard PhD & master students November
Support for events NFR Support to organise conferences, workshops and seminars Researchers & PhD students open-ended
Student Entrepreneurship NFR Support to students with business ideas which have potential to be commercialized PhD & master students March

*Programs may not have open calls every year, and deadlines may be variable. Check the website of the funding program for updated information*