PhD Scholarship for International Applicants in Norway 2015

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PhD Scholarship for International Applicants in Norway 2015 is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .

PhD Scholarship for International Applicants in Norway 2015


Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) is offering PhD scholarship for the project focusing on “Women in the ‘developmental state’: Female employment and empowerment in Ethiopia”. The research project is based at CMI in Bergen, and is undertaken in cooperation with Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, University of Leiden, the Netherlands, and individual researchers in several countries. The grant period for this project is 4 years, including one year of work for CMI as host institution. The closing date for application is March 15, 2015.

  • The project focuses on female manufacturing workers in Ethiopia. This research will provide new knowledge on the conditions for female empowerment in authoritarian growth regimes.

  • PhD Scholarship for International Applicants in Norway 2015 is available to write a PhD as part of a research project.

  • Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway providing this scholarship.


Eligibility:
-MA or equivalent university degree
-Background in political science, economics, or anthropology
-Solid quantitative data skills
-Academic or practical experience from relevant fields
-English is the working language of the project. Candidate must have sufficient command of the English language to participate in discussions and write the PhD in English. Knowledge of Ethiopian language(s) is considered as an advantage.
-To enable synergies with the rest of the research group it is a condition that the PhD candidate is based in Bergen during the grant period.

  • International applicants can apply for this PhD scholarship.

  • Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) invites applicants to write a PhD as part of a research project focusing on female manufacturing workers in Ethiopia, a country with one of the fastest growing economies in Africa. A multidisciplinary project, combining micro-economic household surveys with ethnographic interviews, this research will provide new knowledge on the conditions for female empowerment in authoritarian growth regimes. The project investigates how women’s participation in the labour market impacts on gender roles and on women’s participation in society through interest groups, and intends to answer the question: What is the impact of economic growth, through formal female employment, on the empowerment of women?.

  • The grant period is 4 years, including one year of work for CMI as host institution. It is a condition that the candidate applies and is admitted to a relevant doctoral programme within the first six months of the project period.

  • -An exciting opportunity to combine research excellence with policy influence
    -The chance to be part of the leading multidisciplinary development research institute in Scandinavia
    -A competitive salary reflecting CMI’s pay scale

  • Please submit the following documents via email, citing ‘PhD Women in Ethiopia” in the subject field:
    -A short (1-3 pages) project proposal describing what you will focus on for the PhD and how you see this within the framework of the broader project. The application should state your motivation for applying for a PhD within this project and describe aspects of your background and experience that would be of value for the project
    -CV
    -A sample of your writing (in English)
    -Two referees that can be contacted, including contact details.


Deadline for PhD Scholarship for International Applicants in Norway 2015 application is March 15, 2015.

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