Vacancies

On this page we list vacancies at the Swedish Institute of Space Physics (IRF).

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

Welcome to apply for a job with us!


Postdoctoral or Guest Scientist in Space Weather (Uppsala) (ref: 2.2.1-86/20)
Closing date for applications is 17 April 2020.

PhD students in space physics for studies of Mars and comets (Kiruna) (ref. 2.2.1-70/20)
Closing date for applications is 30 April 2020.


Union representatives at IRF in Kiruna

Uwe Raffalski (SACO), uwe.raffalski@irf,se, +46 980 790 21
Stefan Karlsson (ST), stefan.karlsson@irf.se, +46 980 790 29

Union representatives at IRF in Uppsala

Thomas Leyser (SACO), Thomas.leyser@irf.se, +46 18 471 5941


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.