Fully Funded PhD Fellowship in Systematic Botany at University of Oslo in Norway, 2018

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The University of Oslo now wishes to invite applicants for its fully funded PhD fellowship in Systematic Botany under the Plant.ID Horizon2020 European Training Network. The fellowship offers a unique opportunity to get cutting-edge training in a multidisciplinary environment with a focus on the academic and personal development of the PhD fellows.

The fellowship aimed at providing 15 PhD fellows across nine European host institutions with excellent training through a network of leading academic experts, museums, governmental and industry partners in the field, using an intensive program with network-wide training events, intra-network supervision and secondments.

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application deadline: January 15, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available to pursue PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Systematic Botany (PhD 10).
  • Scholarship Award: NOK 436 900 – 490 900 per year depending on qualifications and seniority (position code 1017).
  • A professionally stimulating working environment.
  • Pension agreement with Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund (SPK)
  • Attractive welfare benefits
  • Nationality: International applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Number of Scholarships: Number of fellowships is not given.
  • Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: International applicants are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicant shall at the time of recruitment be eligible as an Early Stage Researcher.
  • English Language Requirements: Applicants must have very good oral and written proficiency in English.

Application Procedure:

  • All positions are announced on the Plant.ID website and EURAXESS. Individual projects are announced at the hosting institution, and application received through the host institutions official application procedures will be considered.
  • The application must include:
  • Motivation letter, max 2 pages.
  • CV (max 2 pages) including a list of publications (if any).
  • Summary of last degree thesis (1 page).
  • Names and contact details of 3 referees, but no letters.

PhD Scholarship

How to Apply:

  • The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “Online Application”. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

Online Application

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