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Yamal Nenets Center of Arctic Research (Salekhard, Russia) invites candidates who would like to take part in the field works in West Siberia in June 2021 and September 2021.

The goal is to set up the temperature monitoring in the boreholes and measure active layer thickness in September, 2021. There are multiple sites nearby to Salekhard and Novy Urengoy.

For June 2021 we need 2-4 people for the minimum term of 2 weeks (either Salkhard or Novy Urengoy) and maximum of 1 month (both sites) to work as assistant driller, studying permafrost structure, sampling the permafrost down to depths of 15 m.

For September we need 2-4 people for the minimum term of 1 week (one of the sites) and maximum of 2 weeks (both sites) to install several Circumpolar Active Layer monitoring plots, measure the active layer, describe landscapes.

We offer:

- paid travel, reimbursement of travel and living expenses;

We welcome:

- students/ PhDs/post-docs or young researchers, representatives of teacher's or art and science communities interested in gaining knowledge and competences on permafrost

- self-organized, conscientious individuals respecting safety at work, ready to live outdoors (tent) in severe Arctic conditions (cold, rain, mosquitos), to work in a small team (3-5 persons), to participate in load handling operatios.

If you would like to learn more about permafrost research in one of the fast-growing regions in Russia, permafrost monitoring and sampling, do not hesitate to send CV (1 page) and motivation letter (1 page) until April 30th to Dr. Gleb Kraev (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with the subject "Field work of a dream".

Dr. Gleb Kraev

Yamal-Nenets Center of Arctic Research

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