PhD Research Scholarships, University of Oslo, Norway, 2016

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PhD Research Scholarships, University of Oslo, Norway, 2016 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

PhD Research Scholarships, University of Oslo, Norway, 2016



University of Oslo is inviting applications for doctoral research fellowships in the project discourses of the nation and the national. A Master’s Degree or equivalent in a discipline related to the research profile of the project Discourses of the Nation and the National. The Master’s Degree has to have been achieved by the time of application. The application deadline is 1 September 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellowships are provided in the project Discourses of the Nation and the National at University of Oslo in Norway.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral research program at University of Oslo in Norway.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway


Eligibility: A Master’s Degree or equivalent in a discipline related to the research profile of the project Discourses of the Nation and the National. The Master’s Degree has to have been achieved by the time of application. Personal suitability and motivation for the position. In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:
-the applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
-the applicant’s ability to complete research training
-good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communties
-the project’s academic merit, research-related relevance and innovation
-Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Norwegian and Foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

Scholarship Description: Two positions as PhD research fellows (SKO 1017) in the project Discourses of the Nation and the National are available in the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages (ILOS) at the University of Oslo (UiO). We seek PhD candidates with excellent research qualifications that will contribute to the project. Successful proposals must develop independent projects that lie within the scope of the project Discourses of the Nation and the National. They must concentrate on identity construction in one or more discourse types (e.g., media, political discourse, institutional discourse, literature, academic discourse, cultural and social criticism, or other discourse types) in the past or present, or both, and on the relation between discourse and its sociocultural context. The proposals should apply discourse analysis, narrative analysis, other types of text analysis, or other suitable clearly outlined theories and methods. The region(s) and political units studied must be within the research scope of ILOS and the empirical material in one or more of the following languages: Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, English, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish. Comparative and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged.

Number of award(s): 2 positions are offered.

Duration of award(s): The appointment is for a duration of three years.

What does it cover?-Salary level 50 – 56 (NOK 430 500 – 475 400, depending on qualifications)
-a professionally stimulating working environment
-attractive welfare benefits

Selection criteria: Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.

Notification: Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview at the University of Oslo.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:
-letter of application
-Curriculum Vitae
-list of publications (if applicable)
-transcript of records of your master’s degree. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
-project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project
-Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian Language.
-Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 September 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

PhD Research Scholarships, University of Oslo, Norway, 2016 is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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