Doctoral Research Fellowship in Nordic Hospitalities at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

A PhD Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) within the project “Nordic hospitalities in a context of migration and refugee crisis (NORDHOST)” is available at the Departement of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo. Norwegian 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 purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The selected candidates will automatically be admitted to the faculty’s PhD program.

The University of Oslo, 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.

The PhD candidate must hold a master’s degree of high quality in criminology, sociology of law or equivalent field.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for the doctoral programme at the University of Oslo.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Language Technology at University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award:

  • Salary NOK 432 700 to 489 300 per year (salary levels 50 to 57)
  • An inspiring and friendly working environment
  • A favorable pension arrangement
  • Attractive welfare arrangements

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The PhD candidate must hold a master’s degree of high quality in criminology, sociology of law or equivalent field. An equivalent field can include a degree in a social science or other discipline which covers theories and methods that are relevant to criminology and migration.

Please read about the requirements for admission to the PhD program here.

The project language is English, and candidates should have an excellent command of English, written and spoken. A good command of a Scandinavian language, or alternatively a willingness to learn during the fellowship period, is an advantage for working at the Faculty of Law in Oslo but is not a condition for this position.

In the evaluation of the applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The quality of the project description;
  • Academic and personal ability to carry out the project within the allotted time frame and contribute to the NORDHOST project;
  • good co-operative skills, and the ability to successfully join in academic collaboration within and across disciplines.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The PhD candidate must hold a master’s degree of high quality in criminology, sociology of law or equivalent field.

Test Requirement: No

International Fellowship

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

  • Cover letter (statement of motivation and research interests)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, academic work, scientific publications)
  • Certified copies of certificates and academic diplomas. ( If the original language is not English or a Scandinavian language, an English language translation must be provided in addition to a copy of the original.)
  • Project description (approximately 5 pages), including a progress plan
  • A complete list of academic publications
  • Up to 3 publications. (If the publications are written by more than one author, a declaration of authorship and of the contribution of the applicant should be submitted.)
  • A list of up to 3 references. (Name, relation to candidate, e-mail address and telephone number)

The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.

Please remember that both the application and the project outline as well as all other documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Applicants from countries outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with a minimum score of 550 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 27, 2017.

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