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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education for Sustainable Development at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017

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A position as a Postdoctoral Fellow (SKO 1352) is vacant at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS) within the field of Education for sustainable development (ESD). Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

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.

Sufficient Scandinavian language skills to conduct fieldwork in Norway are necessary. Applicants from countries outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with minimum score of 600 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for the postdoctoral programme at the University of Oslo.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Education for sustainable development at University of Oslo in Norway.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Salary between NOK 486 100 and NOK 567 100 per year
  • A positive and stimulating working environment
  • Pension arrangements in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • A position in an inclusive working life enterprise
  • Attractive welfare arrangements

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The appointment requires a PhD or a degree equivalent to a Norwegian PhD in a relevant discipline. A prerequisite for applicants who have not yet defended their thesis is that the PhD work is submitted for assessment before the closing date for applications. Appointment to the post-doctoral position is dependent on the public defense of the doctoral thesis being approved. The assessment of the applications will emphasize:

  • The quality of the project description
  • The applicants’ publications and academic and personal qualifications for conducting the project
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the post
  • Ability to collaborate nationally and internationally and to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the area
  • Familiarity with the Norwegian school system and teaching experience from secondary school or teacher education

Sufficient Scandinavian language skills to conduct fieldwork in Norway are necessary. Applicants from countries outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with minimum score of 600 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: The appointment requires a PhD or a degree equivalent to a Norwegian PhD in a relevant discipline.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Sufficient Scandinavian language skills to conduct fieldwork in Norway are necessary. Applicants from countries outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with minimum score of 600 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applications must be sent electronically via Easycruit and must contain:

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • List of publications
  • Certified copies of diplomas and testimonials
  • Project description, including progress plan and budget (max. 10 pages). It is assumed that the applicant will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment
  • Any academic works that must be taken into account in the assessment (up to 10 academic works)

The application must be written in English or in a Scandinavian language.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 27 November 2016.

Scholarship Link