Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Knowledge Translation at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

The Centre for Health Sciences Education is pleased to announce a postdoctoral fellowship in knowledge translation. 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 main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

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.

Applicants must hold a PhD(Norwegian doctoral degree) or equivalent degree. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved.

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

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Knowledge Translation at University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award: 

  • A challenging and friendly working environment
  • Salary ranging from pay grade 57 to 65 (NOK 486100 – 567100 per year)
  • Favourable pension arrangements
  • Attractive employee benefits
  • Access to our Postdoctoral programme courses within career planning, supervision, innovation, external funding etc.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: 

  • They seek candidates with a strong background in at least one of the following; medical epistemology, science studies, text analysis, cultural studies/history.
  • Candidates should have familiarity with research about the history/ethnography of knowledge production and document excellent insights about theoretical concepts and different designs for exploring translation between knowledge cultures.
  • Applicants must hold a PhD(Norwegian doctoral degree) or equivalent degree. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved. The candidate should be able to work independently and structured, while at the same time engage in close collaborations with members of the research group and research participants.
  • In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the relevance of the candidate’s background including international networks.
  • A good command of English and Norwegian is required.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a PhD(Norwegian doctoral degree) or equivalent degree. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved.

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 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 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.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

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

  • A statement of motivation, research interests and a brief description of previous relevant experience
  • A research proposal
  • CV with a complete list of publications
  • Copies of educational certificates (academic transcripts only)
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
  • Optional: letters of recommendation

The application with all attachments must be submitted via our electronic recruitment system EasyCruit.

International 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.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 2. 2017.

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