Telemark University College invites applications for a PhD research fellowship in Cultural Leadership at Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies starting from as soon as possible or January 1, 2015. Admission to the University College’s PhD programme in Cultural Studies is a condition for appointment as a research fellow. The appointment is for a term of four years with 25% teaching and administrative duties. The successful applicant must comply with the laws, regulations and agreements that apply to the position. The application deadline is September 1, 2014.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded in cultural leadership at Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Telemark University College.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research program at Telemark University College.
Scholarship Provider: Telemark University College, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway
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Eligibility: Applicants to the PhD position must have a Master’s degree or equivalent higher education in the humanities, social sciences or cross disciplinary subjects. The applicant must have obtained the degree with an average mark of B or better within the application deadline, and applicants must master written and oral English at a high level. Admission to the University College’s PhD programme in Cultural Studies is a condition for appointment as a research fellow.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Citizens of Norway can apply for this PhD research fellowship.
Scholarship Description: Telemark University College currently enrolls about 6500 students and employs about 680 employees. The university college has four faculties and the teaching and research activities are located at campuses in Bø, Notodden, Porsgrunn and Rauland. The university college administration is located at Porsgrunn.The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has a vacant position as PhD research fellow in cultural leadership from as soon as possible or January 1. 2015. The Faculty currently employs approx. 130 staff. The position is attached to the Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies and reports to the Head of Department. The place of employment is Bø Campus. It is an aim of personnel policy that the academic staff of Telemark University College should reflect the composition of the general population. It is therefore a personnel policy objective to achieve a balanced age and gender composition at the faculty and to recruit people from ethnic minority backgrounds. People from ethnic minority backgrounds are encouraged to apply for the position. According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information act § 25 2 paragraph, information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, even though the applicant has requested non-disclosure. The applicant will be informed if his/her request has been declined.
Number of award(s): Not known
Duration of award(s): The appointment is for a term of four years with 25% teaching and administrative duties.
What does it cover? The position is placed in the state salary scale 50 (code 1017, LR 20.8), currently NOK 421, 100 per annum. Further promotion will be based on service in the position. A statutory contribution will be made from the employee’s salary to the state pension plan.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: In addition to the online application (written in Norwegian, English, Swedish or Danish) the following documentation must be submitted in 3 sets:
-CV and copy of the application.
-Diplomas and certificates from university college/university (certified copies).
-Copy of Master’s thesis.
-A 10-pages (maximum) project description.
-Any scientific publications and a list of these.
-Relevant references (contact information).
The documentation must be sent by ordinary mail within a week after the application deadline. Please mark the application with: 14/753.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is September 1, 2014.