Department of Immunology Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

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A postdoc position (SKO 1352) are available at the Department of Immunology in the research group headed by Prof Ludvig A Munthe. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

The main objective of appointment to the position of postdoctoral fellows is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their respective area of study.

University of Oslo, Norway is the Norway’s largest public institution of research and higher learning. Ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities by the Shanghai World Ranking, the university boasts 5 Nobel Prize Winners among its alumni and a strong track record of pioneering research and scientific discovery.

The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree (or another corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree) in molecular biology, cell biology or immunology.

Course Level: Fellowship is awarded for the postdoctoral program.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in immunology, B cell malignancy at the University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: 

  • A stimulating, challenging and friendly international working environment with broad expertise
  • Salary in the range of pay grade 57 – 65 (ca 50 000 EUROS) –  (ca 58 000 EUROS) / year depending on qualification
  • Favorable welfare and pension arrangements

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: 

  • The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree (or another corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree) in molecular biology, cell biology or immunology. Please also refer to the regulations pertaining to the conditions of employment for post-doctoral fellowship positions
  • They are looking for highly motivated and structured candidates with excellent laboratory skills and good collaborative qualities.
  • The candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English.

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The candidate must have a Ph.D. degree (or other corresponding education equivalents to a Norwegian doctoral degree) in molecular biology, cell biology or immunology.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognized tests

  • TOEFL– Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • IELTS– International English Language Testing Service
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • Applicants to the program for the Ph.D. degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.

International Fellowship

How to Apply:  The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

  • Application letter, including a ½ page motivation statement and research interests
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, academic work-scientific publications and other relevant activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee. Note: Applicants are advised not to attach the publications themselves. They should only provide a list.
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 referees (name, relation to the candidate, e-mail, and telephone number).

The application with the required attachments must be submitted via our electronic recruitment system EasyCruit. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 September 2016.

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