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University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics, 2017

Position as PhD Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics available at the Department of Mathematics. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

The is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

As a candidate, applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, fluid dynamics, physics, computational science, biophysics, applied mathematics or similar.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for pursuing the PhD programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Fluid Mechanics at the University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award: Position code 1017,  salary NOK 432 700 – 489 300 per year (pay grade: 50 – 57) depending on qualifications and seniority.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: As a candidate, you must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in:

  • Engineering, fluid dynamics, physics, computational science, biophysics, applied mathematics or similar.

A special emphasis will be placed on your documented interest in research activities such as your Master’s thesis.

Previous research experience is regarded as an advantageous qualification and particularly in:

  • Mathematical modeling, numerical simulations and programming (e.g. Matlab, C++, C, Fortran, Python) of fluid dynamic problems or similarBackground/experience in fluid mechanics phenomena

This is an exciting opportunity if you are genuinely interested in:

  • Solving problems
  • Ability to conduct independent work
  • Ability to conduct critical analysis of results
  • Have excellent interpersonal/communication skills for collaborations

In addition to the traditional academic merits; a relevant degree project, international experience and English language skills are regarded as beneficial

The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The fellowship requires admission to the PhD program at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD program must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: As a candidate, applicants must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, fluid dynamics, physics, computational science, biophysics, applied mathematics or similar.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests

  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • Applicants to the programme for the PhD degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.

International Fellowship

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

  • Application letter, including a statement of professional interests
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • Academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to include an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language. A good command of English is required.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is December 1, 2016.

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