PhD Scholarships in Humanities
at University of Oslo in Norway
PhD Scholarships in Humanities, University of Oslo, Norway
Faculty of Humanities
Doctoral research fellowship
Up to 20 Ph.D. positions are announced at the Faculty of Humanities. The positions announced are open to all disciplines at the Faculty.
The Faculty has approximately 130 Ph.D. students divided into seven departments and one center:* Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History * Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages * Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas * Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages * Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies * Department of Media and Communication * Department of Musicology * Centre for Ibsen Studies
The advertised positions are open for all research fields at the Faculty of Humanities. In the actual processing of the applications, however, strategic considerations may be applied in the selection process, such as imminent need for recruitment within certain disciplines or subjects. Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may also be given preference.
The person who is appointed will be enrolled in the Faculty’s organised researcher training. The academic study will terminate in a doctoral thesis which will be defended at the Faculty, leading to a Ph.D.-degree. The successful candidate is expected to contribute into a research group or network, and for a professional development in the environment.
The appointment is for a duration of 3 years. Any previous employment as a research fellow or appointment to another position will in whole or in part be deducted from the appointment time.
Qualifications and personal skills
In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description and on the assumed academic and personal ability on the part of the candidates to complete the dissertation within the given time frame. The short-listed candidates may be called for an interview at the University of Oslo.
A Master degree or equivalent in an area relevant to the topic of the doctoral dissertation. The masters degree or equivalent has to be achieved by the time of application.
We offer:* Pay grade 48-55 (NOK 383 900 – 433 400 per year), depending on qualifications * Academically stimulating working environment * Good pension benefits under the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund scheme * Good welfare benefits
Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application:
Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.
Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later.
See also Guidelines for pertaining to the applisation asessment prosess for doctoral research fellowships and About the doctoral degree/Ph.D. at The faculty of Humanities.
Admission to the Ph.D. programme requires that faculty has the necessary supervision capacity.
The faculty has one Ph.D. programme with seven Ph.D. fields. The applicant must choose which field to be associated with. Selection of field determines which Ph.D. committee will consider the application.
The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.
The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.
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