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Doctoral Research Fellowships in Literature in English at University of Oslo in Norway, 2015-2016

University of Oslo is inviting applications for doctoral research fellowships in literature in English. A Master’s Degree or equivalent in English (literature in English). The Master’s Degree must have been achieved by the time of application. Personal suitability and motivation for the position. The application deadline is 1 February 2017.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided in literature in English (Literature, Rights and Imagined Communities) at University of Oslo in Norway.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral research program at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway

Eligibility: A Master’s Degree or equivalent in English (literature in English). The Master’s Degree must have been achieved by the time of application. Personal suitability and motivation for the position. In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:
-the applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
-the applicant’s ability to complete research training
-good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communties
-the project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
-Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may also be given preference.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: Norwegian and Foreign applicants are eligible for these doctoral research fellowships.

Scholarship Description: Two positions as PhD Research Fellow (SKO 1017) within literature in English are available in the Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities project in the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS) at the University of Oslo (UiO). Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities studies the relationship between conceptions and practices of rights, forms and habits of imagining community, and the structure and practice of literature. We seek a PhD candidate with excellent research qualifications who will contribute to the project. The applicant must present an independent subproject that lies within the scope of the Literature, Rights, and Imagined Communities project. This subproject should be within literature in English, focusing on any period or periods between the Renaissance and the present.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The appointment is for a duration of three years.

What does it cover? Total offer is of:
-Salary level 50 – 56 (NOK 430 500 – 475 400, depending on qualifications)
-a professionally stimulating working environment
-attractive welfare benefits

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview at the University of Oslo.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:
-letter of application
-Curriculum Vitae
-list of publications (if applicable)
-transcript of records of your Master’s Degree. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system.
-project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project
-Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.
-Educational certificates, Master’s theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 February 2017.

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