Doctoral Research Fellowship in Philosophy at University of Oslo in Norway, 2015

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University of Oslo is inviting applications for a doctoral research fellowship in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. The academic work must result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is expected to join the existing research milieu or network and contribute to its development. The post is available for a period of three years starting Autumn 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. The application deadline is 15 March 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. The post will be associated with the project Thought and Sense. On the Interface between Perception and Cognition a FRIPRO projected
Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing doctoral programme at University of Oslo .
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
Accreditation: University of Oslo is an accredited university. University of Oslo is accredited by the EUA.

Eligibility:
-A Master degree or equivalent (at the time of taking up the position) in an area relevant to the topic of the doctoral dissertation.
-The applicant’s project description should be relevant to the Thought and SenseProject.

Scholarship Open for International Students: University of OsloNorwegian applicants can apply for this doctoral research fellowship.

Scholarship Description: A Doctoral Research Fellowship in Philosophy is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at the University of Oslo (UiO). The post will be associated with the project Thought and Sense. On the Interface between Perception and Cognition a FRIPRO projected funded by the Research Council of Norway (RCN). The person appointed will join a project team, including Associate Professor Sebastian Watzl (project manager) and Researcher Anders Nes. The successful candidate must participate in the research training program organized by the Faculty of Humanities (cf. regulations and supplementary provisions for the faculty’s researcher education) and must engage in the designated research activities on a full-time basis. The purpose of the PhD Research Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation (monograph or article-based) to be defended at a public defense for the doctoral degree. The person appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty’s organized research training.

Number of award(s): One doctoral research fellowship is available.

Duration of award(s): The post is available for a period of three years starting Autumn 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. Currently, PhD fellows who successfully submit their thesis within the three years period, are granted an additional fellowship year.

What does it cover? Fellowship includes:
-salary level 50 – 56 (NOK 429 700 – 474 500 depending on level of expertise)
-professional development in a stimulating working environment
-attractive welfare arrangements
-workout during hours, 1,5 h pr week

Selection Criteria: In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:
-The applicant’s academic and personal qualifications in order to execute the project
-The applicant’s ability to complete research training
-Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities
-The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
-Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may also be given preference

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted online. Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:
-letter of application describing qualifications (maximum 2 pages)
-Curriculum Vitae
-project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project (maximum 5 pages,)
-writing sample (maximum 4000 words)
-transcripts of grades obtained. Foreign applicants should attach an explanation of the grading scheme used by their university
-names and contact details of two references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone)
-Please note that all documents should be in English.
Educational certificates, Master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later. The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 15 March 2015.

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