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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Information Systems at University of Agder in Norway, 2014

The University of Agder invites applications for a temporary full-time position for a period of two years as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Information Systems. The position is intended to strengthen two of the focused research areas in the Department of Information Systems: e-Government and emergency management information systems. Women are especially encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 31 August 2014.

Study Subject(s):  The studentships are provided in Information Systems at the University of Agder in Norway.
Course Level: The studentships are available for pursuing postdoctoral research program at University of Agder in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Agder, Norway
Award can be taken at: Norway

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Eligibility: –A high level of oral and written proficiency in English is required. Fluency in a Scandinavian language is also preferred.
-The post-doctoral research fellow should be able to work targeted, orderly, focused and independent. The assessment emphasizes the applicant’s’ doctoral thesis, other published research work, and the project proposal. Relevant experience, personal capability and teamwork skills will also be assessed. Short-listed applicants will be invited for interviews. With the applicant’s permission, UiA will also conduct a reference check before appointment.
-The successful applicant will have rights and obligations in accordance with the current regulations for the Civil Service. Organisational changes and changes in the duties and responsibilities of the position must be expected.
-Appointment is made by the University of Agder’s Appointments Committee for Teaching and Research Positions.
-The Norwegian Civil Service is committed to reflecting the diversity of society, and the personnel policy of the University of Agder aims to achieve a balance workforce. All qualified persons are therefore encouraged to apply for the position, irrespective of cultural background, gender, age or disability.
-Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Open for International Students: The students of Norway can apply for the fellowship.

Description:  The University of Agder invites applications for a temporary full-time position for a period of two years as Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Information Systems. The position is located at Campus Gimlemoen, Kristiansand, Norway. The starting date is negotiable. The post-doctoral fellow will be expected to contribute to research on how ICT may facilitate collaboration and interoperation between actors involved in emergency management, across municipal, regional and national levels. The objective is to support effective information sharing between emergency management stakeholders through integration of information from available sources, contributing to enhanced resilience and situational awareness.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Position for a period of two years as Postdoctoral Research.

What does it cover? The position is remunerated in the State salary plan 17.510, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, code 1352, salary grade 60-67(NOK 498.900–NOK 568.700). A 2 % compulsory pension contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund is deducted from the pay according to current statutory provisions.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The following documentation should be sent in two hard copies to the University of Agder.
-Certified copies of diplomas, transcripts and letters of references
-Complete list of publications
-Doctoral thesis
-Scientific publications (no more than 10)
-Research proposal (see above specifications)
-The applicants are fully responsible for submitting complete documentation in a sufficient number of copies before the closing date. All documentation must be available in a Scandinavian language or English.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2014.

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