Sunday, September 27, 2009

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

A POSITION AS POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (SKO/post code 1352) IN LANGUAGE-BASED AREA STUDIES (RUSSIA, THE BALKANS, CENTRAL EUROPE)


Available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo. About the Department http://www.hf.uio.no/ilos/english

The successful applicant is expected to investigate a problem within the research area of language-based area studies in Russia, the Balkans, or Central Europe. The project description must include a discussion of the choice of method (e.g. discourse analysis). Research projects based on material in Slavic languages are given preference.

Applicants must hold either a Norwegian doctoral degree or an equivalent degree in an academic area that is relevant to the proposed project.

The post-doctoral research fellowship is for a period of 4 years, with a 25% duty component devoted to teaching and acquiring basic pedagogical competency.

Applicants must submit a project proposal of a maximum of 10 pages, including a schedule of activities. It is expected that the project will be completed within the 4-year period. Doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the closing date.

The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in senior academic positions within their disciplines. We are looking for strongly motivated and competent candidates, with high academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

The successful applicant will be expected to become involved with existing research groups at the Faculty of Humanities and to contribute to the further development of the scholarly community.

Short-listed applicants will be called in to an interview at the University of Oslo. They may also be asked to give a lecture for graduate students on a topic chosen by the evaluation committee.

Guidelines for appointments to post-doctoral research fellowships at the University of Oslo may be obtained at http://www.uio.no/admhb/reglhb/personal/tilsettingvitenskapelig/guidelinespostdoctor.xml

The University of Oslo has a goal of recruiting more women in academic positions. Women are encouraged to apply. The University of Oslo also has a goal of recruiting more foreigners to Norway in academic positions. Immigrants are encouraged to apply.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.


For further information, contact:
Administrative Head of Department Jan-Børge Tjäder +47
2285 68 94, j.b.tjader@ilos.uio.no
or
Research Director Antin Rydning, +47 22 85 68 32, https://webmail.ucalgary.ca/src/compose.php?send_to=a.f.rydning%40ilos.uio.no.

Government wage scale: 57-62 (NOK 438 700 to NOK 481 000)

Closing date for applications: October 8, 2009

Ref.no: 2009/12673

Applicants should submit four copies of:

- Project proposal (max. 10 pages)

- A list of published and unpublished works

- Curriculum vitae (with full information about education, former positions, pedagogical and administrative experience), including one set of certified copies of certificates

- Names and contact information of two references

- Three paper copies or one electronic version of the doctoral dissertation together with three scientific articles (published or submitted for publication) that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee


Please mark applications with ref.no. 2009/12673 and send via email to stillinger@hf.uio.no/https://webmail.ucalgary.ca/src/compose.php?send_to=jobbsoknad%40hf.uio.no or ( The Faculty of Humanities, P.O.Box 1079 Blindern, 03l6 Oslo, Norway)

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