|Nansen-position in Akureyri advertised|
Other News | Written by Hjalti Þór Hreinsson | Monday, 18 June 2012
The University of Akureyri has advertised a new guest professor posistion according a memorandum of understanding signed last year.
The Professorship is named after the famous Norwegian polar scientist and humanist Fridtjof Nansen and is awarded each year for twelve months period to a world leading scientist working with issues that bear on the legal, economic, social and natural circumstances in Arctic studies.
(I) To contribute to the research, teaching and further development of relevant programs at the University of Akureyri
(II) to work closely with other researchers in furthering the Northern research and teaching milieu at the University of Akureyri and contribute to the development of the University of the Arctic
(III) to give public lectures on Arctic Issues in local, national and international forum and to participate in the contemporary debate on changes in the arctic.