Doctoral Research Fellow in Practical Philosophy at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

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A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Practical Philosophy is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas.  Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

Applicants must have master’s Degree or equivalent in philosophy. The Master’s Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for pursuing the PhD programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Practical Philosophy at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Salary level 432 700 – 489 300 (pay grade 50 – 57, depending on qualifications)
  • A professionally stimulatinging working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: 

  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent in philosophy. The Master’s Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:

  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
  • The applicant’s ability to complete research training
  • Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities

Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have master’s Degree or equivalent in philosophy. The Master’s Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD 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 recognised 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 programme for the PhD 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. Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
  • 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. Applicants with education from a foreign university are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project

Online Application

Application Deadline: The applications deadline is February 15, 2017.

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