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2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Music-related Body Motion, Norway

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A postdoctoral research fellowship (SKO 1352) on the topic of “music-related body motion” is now available at the Department of Musicology, University of Oslo. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for these fellowships.

The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

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 University of Oslo 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.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral research programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in Music-related Body Motion.

Scholarship Award: Fellowship offers:

  • Salary level 57 – 65 (483 400 – 560 700 NOK per year, depending on qualifications)
  • A professionally stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • A Ph.D. degree in musicology, psychology, computer science, human movement science, or similarly related fields that offer a solid foundation for further research into the area of music-related body motion. The applicant is required to document that the degree corresponds to the profile for the post. The final degree needs to be confirmed by the time of appointment.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

In the evaluation of the applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the sub-project within the time frame
  • Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities
  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance, and innovation.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: A Ph.D. degree in musicology, psychology, computer science, human movement science, or similarly related fields that offer a solid foundation for further research into the area of music-related body motion.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. 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 Ph.D. 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.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application form, preferably in pdf-format:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of publications and unpublished works
  • Project description that fits within the aims of the larger project (approximately 3-5 pages, see Template for project descriptions). The project description must present a feasible progress plan. It is expected that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 31. August 2016.

Scholarship Link