Dr. phil. habil. Friðgeir Grímsson

Education
2015. Venia Docendi (Priv.-Doz.) / Doctor Habilitatus (Dr. habil.) in Paleontology. University of Vienna, Austria.
2007. Doctor of Philosophy (Dr. phil.) in Geology/Paleontology. University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2002. Master of Science (MS) in Geology/Paleontology. University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
1999. Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geology. University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

Additional diplomas
2016. ÖSD Certificate German C1
2016. ÖSD Certificate German B1
2007. Secondary School/College Teacher. Declaration by the Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture.

Professional background
2016-onwards. Research scientist, Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Garðabær.
2013-2014. Assistant Professor, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.
2010-2016. Research scientist, senior postdoctoral position, Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna, Austria.
2009-2010. Research scientist, Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Garðabær.
2007-2009. Research scientist, postdoctoral position, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavík.

Teaching
University of Vienna
2015. Neues aus Licht- und Elektronenmikroskopie. 300158SE
2014. Pollen und Sporen des Paläophytikums. 300089-1
2014. Übungen zu Pollen und Sporen des Paläophytikums. 300095-1
2014. Neues aus Licht- und Elektronenmikroskopie. 300158SE
2011. Neues aus Licht- und Elektronenmikroskopie. 300158SE

University of Iceland
2014. Geological Mapping. JAR 510G
2013. Geological Mapping. JAR 510G
2009. Introduction to the Geology and Geography of Iceland. JAR 106G
2008. Introduction to the Geology and Geography of Iceland. JAR 106G
2007. Introduction to the Geology and Geography of Iceland. 09.68.11
2006. Introduction to the Geology and Geography of Iceland. 09.68.11
2006. Historical Geology 2. 09.60.41
2005. Introduction to the Geology and Geography of Iceland. 09.68.11
2005. Field Excursion Abroad. 09.60.44
2003. Geological Mapping. 09.60.51
2003. Paleontology 1. 09.60.32
2003. Paleontology 2. 09.60.42
2002. Historical Geology 1. 09.60.31
2002. Paleontology 1. 09.60.32

Symposium Convenor
2014. 9th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference. 26-31 August, Padova, Italy. Symposium S19. Paleogene floras and vegetation of the Arctic to subarctic regions.
2012. 30th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting. 9-12 January, Reykjavík, Iceland.  Symposium IS 3: Earth history – stratigraphy and palaeontology.
2010. 8th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference. 6-10 July, Budapest, Hungary. Symposium 18: The North Atlantic land bridge and transatlantic plant migration during the Cainozoic.
2010. 8th European Palaeobotany-Palynology Conference. 6-10 July, Budapest, Hungary. Symposium 23. The importance of electron microscopy for palaeopalynology.