This page lists vacancies at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF).

IRF has offices in Kiruna (head office), Umeå, Uppsala, and Lund.

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Become a PhD student with us

If there are no advertised doctoral positions, you can submit an application for an unspecified position.

Eligibility and requirements:

  • 4-year university education in physics (or a related subject such as meteorology or geophysics),  engineering physics or electronics.
  • Good knowledge of English.

Please note that there is no special form for applying for a doctoral position at IRF. However, your application should contain:

  • Personal letter.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Copies of diploma and grades.
  • List of publications.
  • Other relevant certificates and documents, such as previous employment.
  • Name and contact information for 1-2 referees.

The application should be sent to the Swedish Institute of Space Physics, P.O. Box 812, SE-981 28 Kiruna, Sweden. 

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