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2015 University of Oslo PhD Fellowship in Criminology and/or Sociology of Law, Norway

University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD fellowships in criminology and/or sociology of law. The candidates must hold a master’s degree in criminology or sociology of law, or in an equivalent field. The fellowships are for a period of up to 4 years, with teaching constituting 25 % of the workload. Alternatively, they are for 3 years without any teaching duties. A 4-year Fellowship requires the candidate to meet current teaching needs at the Department. The Fellowship period may be reduced within the framework of pertaining regulations based on previously held research fellowship positions. The application deadline is 2 March 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in Criminology and/or Sociology of Law.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Award can be taken at: Norway

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Eligibility: The candidates must hold a master’s degree in criminology or sociology of law, or in an equivalent field.

Open for International Students: University of OsloApplicants from Norway can apply for these PhD fellowships.

Description: 1-2 positions as PhD Research Fellow (SKO 1017) are available at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law. The Department is the leading educational and research institution in criminology and sociology of law in Norway. The purpose of the Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The selected candidates will automatically be admitted to the faculty‡s PhD programme. The fellowships are for a period of up to 4 years, with teaching constituting 25 % of the workload. Alternatively, they are for 3 years without any teaching duties. A 4-year Fellowship requires the candidate to meet current teaching needs at the Department. The Fellowship period may be reduced within the framework of pertaining regulations based on previously held research fellowship positions.

Number of award(s): 1-2 PhD fellowships are available.

Duration of award(s): The fellowships are for a period of up to 4 years, with teaching constituting 25 % of the workload. Alternatively, they are for 3 years without any teaching duties. A 4-year Fellowship requires the candidate to meet current teaching needs at the Department. The Fellowship period may be reduced within the framework of pertaining regulations based on previously held research fellowship positions

What does it cover? The PhD fellowships include
-A stimulating working environment
-Salary level 50-57 (429 700,- – 482 800,- NOK per year)
-Pension agreement with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
-Excellent welfare benefits

Selection Criteria: In the evaluation of candidates, emphasis will be placed on the quality of the research proposal. The candidates‡ academic and personal qualifications will also be taken into consideration. The relevance of the proposed project for the development of the research at the Department is also of importance.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must includes:
-A letter of application
-Project description (5-10 pages)
-Curriculum Vitae (summarising education, previous positions and academic work)
-A complete list of academic publications
-Certified copies of certificates and academic diplomas. (If the original language is not English or a Scandinavian language, an English language translation must be provided in addition to a copy of the original.)
-Up to 3 publications. (If the publications are written by more than one author, a declaration of authorship and of the contribution of the applicant should be submitted.)
-A list of up to 3 references. (Name, relation to candidate, e-mail address and telephone number)

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 2 March 2015.

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