Scholarship Description: The University of Oslo is welcoming applicants for its Doctoral Research Fellowship for International Students. The position is part of the research project Back to the Sustainable Future: Visions of Sustainability in the History of Design (BaSF) funded by the Research Council of Norway.
The aim of the fellowship is to support international students to pursue PhD Research Fellowship in Design History.
About University: The University of Oslo is the oldest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. It is highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees.
Degree Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD Research programme.
Available Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Design History.
Scholarship Benefits: Fellowship will cover the following:
- Salary NOK 436 900 – 490 900 per annum depending on qualifications in a position as PhD Research fellow, (position code 1017).
- A professionally stimulatinging working environment.
- Attractive welfare benefits.
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in an area relevant to the topic of the doctoral dissertation.The Master’s Degree must have been obtained by the time of application. The Master’s degree must include a thesis of at least 30 ECTS.
- Fluent oral and written communication skills in English.
- Personal suitability and motivation for the position.
Eligible Nationalities: International students are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Application Procedure: Applicants can apply via online:
- The application must include:
- Cover letter statement of motivation and research interests.
- A project description, including progress plan (3 -5 pages, see Template for project descriptions).
- Curriculum Vitae (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications).
- Transcript of records of your Master’s degree.
- List of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to the candidate, e-mail and phone number).
- The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “online application”.
- Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).
Deadline: The application deadline is September 30, 2017.