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Doctoral Research Fellowship in Innovation Studies at University of Oslo in Norway, 2013

University of Oslo offers Doctoral Research Fellowship in the field of Social Sciences or Humanities in Norway, 2013

Study Subject(s): Study subject is innovation studies.
Course Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level.
Scholarship Provider: The Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway

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-Applicants must hold a two years Master’s degree or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities.
-The purpose of the Ph.D. Research Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a doctoral degree.
-The successful candidate will be automatically accepted for the research-training programme (Ph.D. programme) at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Oslo.
-In addition to their own research work, fellows may be required to participate in teaching and/or administration activities connected to research and teaching at the Centre.
-All work of this nature conducted will be compensated with equivalent extension of the duration of the research fellowship.
-It is not possible to have extensions that exceed twelve months.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: The students of Norway can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Description: The Centre wishes to recruit a Ph.D. candidate with extensive knowledge of innovation studies, as well as demonstrated research capabilities and strong interest in the development of innovation research both theoretically and empirically. The candidate’s work will be situated with the Centre’s research programme ”Innovation.” This programme is focused on understanding the role of innovations in regional and national economic growth, the factors that determine innovations in resource-based economies, universities’ roles in innovation and societal processes, and the importance of innovations in societal transitions to sustainable technologies.

Duration of award(s): Fellowship is offered for three years.

What does it cover? Pay grade 50 – 57 (NOK 416 600 – 468 400 per annum)
-Academically stimulating working environment
-Good pension benefits under the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund scheme
-Good welfare benefits

Selection Criteria: A good match between the candidate’s proposal and the centre’s activities and competences is a main selection criterion along with the quality of the proposal and the qualifications of the candidate.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

Scholarship Application Deadline: Do submit your applications till 15 January 2013.

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