2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Social Anthropology in Norway

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The Department of Social Anthropology is offering four year postdoctoral research fellowship in the field of Social Anthropology. One scholarship is offered for Norwegian students. Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in social anthropology as well as must have good spoken and written command of a Scandinavian language and/or English. The application deadline is 18 February 2013.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Social Anthropology.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing postdoctoral research fellowship.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway

Eligibility: -Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent in social anthropology. The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.
-Applicants must have good spoken and written command of a Scandinavian language and/or English.
-Applicants must provide a project description including a progress plan (no more than 10 pages) outlining the work to be undertaken for their proposed project. The project description must include the theme of the project, issues to be examined, the chosen theoretical and methodological approach, publication plan and an overall individual schedule for the four year period (with reference to the schedule for the Anthropos and the Material, Challenges to Anthropology project).

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Norway can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Department of Social Anthropology invites candidates to apply for a four year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. The position is advertised within the project Anthropos and the Material, Challenges to Anthropology, and the research proposal should aim at developing new theoretical insights within the framework established for this project. The Department wishes to recruit a candidate with excellent research qualifications within Social Anthropology. The applicant should within the research outlined in the Anthropos and the Material, Challenges to Anthropology project be able to relate to one or more of the project’s three core areas: domestication practices, ritual practices and economic practices. The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the research within the overall project, and through the role as coordinator (see immediately below), contribute to and participate in research activities at the Department. 25 % of the position will be dedicated to coordination of the overall project, but this part might also include general teaching, supervision and examination at the Department.

Number of award(s): One scholarship is offered.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Pay grade 57-64 (NOK 468 400 – 533 000), depending on level of competence/length of service
-Academically stimulating working environment
-Good pension benefits under the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund scheme
-Good welfare benefits

Other Benefits: Not Known

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is by post.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 18 February 2013.

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