Doctoral Research Fellowships at Oslo Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages , 2015


Doctoral Research Fellowships at Oslo Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages  in Norway, and applications are submitted till 15 July 2015. The University of Oslo invites applications for doctoral research fellowships within the project “Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and Visions for Sustainability in China” at the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS). The research fellowships are granted with the aim of leading to the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation, monograph or article-based, to be defended in public. Applicants already holding a PhD degree will not be considered for the fellowships. The positions are available for a period of three years, and the PhD thesis must be completed within this time frame. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Oslo | Norway

Level: PhD research programme.

Field(s): Fellowships are connected to the project “Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and Visions for Sustainability in China” at the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS).

Deadline: 15 July 2015.

Funded By: University of Oslo, Norway

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Doctoral Research Fellowships at Oslo Department of Cultural Studies is targeted for Norwegian and Foreign applicants

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

 No. of awards: Two doctoral research fellowships are available.

Scholarship Tenure : The positions are available for a period of three years, and the PhD thesis must be completed within this time frame.

Value of Scholarship :

  • salary level 50 -56 (NOK 429 700-474 500, depending on level of expertise)
  • a challenging and stimulating working environment
  • attractive welfare arrangements
  • financial support for fieldwork in China

Description

Two PhD Research Fellowships (SKO 1017) connected to the project Airborne: Pollution, Climate Change, and Visions for Sustainability in China are available at the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages (IKOS), the University of Oslo.

IKOS seeks to recruit two PhD candidates each of whom will work on a doctoral project within the range of Airborne.

The successful candidates will join the Airborne team and take part project activities. They will participate in the research training program organized by the Faculty of Humanities, and must engage in the designated research activities on a full-time basis.

The research fellowships are granted with the aim of leading to the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation, monograph or article-based, to be defended in public.

Eligibility

Have what it takes to avail Doctoral Research Fellowships at Oslo Department of Cultural Studies ?

 A Master’s degree with very good results in a relevant discipline such as China Studies (with a specialization in topics related to society, politics, modern history, or media), anthropology, sociology, media studies, political science, etc. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree at the time of application.

 Excellent command of Mandarin Chinese and English.

Selection Criteria for Doctoral Research Fellowships at Oslo Department of Cultural Studies

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:

  • the project’s theoretical and methodological merits
  • the project’s relevance for Airborne
  • the applicant’s academic and personal qualifications
  • the applicant’s ability to complete the dissertation and research training within 3 year
  • the applicant’s collaboration and communication skills

Scholarship Application Method 

 Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:

  • letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • list of publications
  • transcript of records of the candidate’s master’s degree. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
  • project description in English, including a detailed progress plan for the project, following the faculty’s Template for project descriptions.
  • Application Form

 Scholarship Applications are due on 15 July 2015.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

 It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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