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PhD Research Fellowship in Public Administration at University of Agder in Norway, 2018

The University of Agder invites applications for one full-time, fixed-term appointment as PhD Research Fellow in Public Administration for a period of three years. The position is financed by the university and defined as a cooperation between the university and Kristiansand municipality.

The University of Agder is a public university with campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway. The institution was established as a university college (høgskole) in 1994 through the merger of Agder College and five other colleges, including a technical college and a nursing school, and became one of Norway’s new universities in 2007.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 5, 2018
  • Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing PhD programme.
  • Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of Public Administration.
  • Scholarship Award:
    Modern facilities and a comprehensive set of welfare offers
    Flexible working hours
    The position is remunerated within the State salary scale, salary plan 17.515, code 1017, NOK 436.900 gross per year. A 2% compulsory pension contribution will be deducted and paid to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund according to current statutory provisions.
  • Number of Scholarships: Not Known
  • Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: Norway
  • Entrance Requirements: The PhD Research Fellow is expected to complete a doctoral dissertation within the period of employment. The applicants must qualify for admission to the PhD-programme in the Faculty of Social Sciences, specialisation in Public Administration, and must hold a master’s degree or equivalent in political science, public administration, public sector management, governance or equivalent (sub) disciplines with an average grade of B or better.
  • English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure:

Applicants must submit their application and CV online. Please use the link “Apply for this job”. The following documentation must be uploaded as an attachment with the online application:

  • Diplomas and references
  • List of academic publications
  • Master’s thesis
  • Other academic publications
  • Project description (no more than 10 pages)

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