Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Multilingual Aphasia at University of Oslo in Norway, 2017












The University of Oslo is inviting applications for doctoral and postdoctoral research fellowships in Multilingual Aphasia. Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

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 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.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description and its relevance for the research project “MultiLing Aphasia”.

Course Level: Fellowships are available for the doctoral and postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowships are tenable in Multilingual Aphasia Vacancy at University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Doctoral position: salary level 50-56 (NOK 430 500 – 475 400, depending on level of expertise)
  • Postdoctoral position: salary level 57-65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700, depending on level of expertise)
  • A challenging and stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description and its relevance for the research project “MultiLing Aphasia”. For the Doctoral position, special emphasis will also be placed on the assumed academic and personal ability to complete the dissertation within the given time frame. For the Postdoctoral position, we seek strongly motivated, competent and internationally oriented candidates, with high-ranking academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

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Requirements:

  • For the Doctoral position, the candidate must have an MA degree or equivalent in Linguistics, Communication, Psychology, Special Needs Education/ Speech and Language Therapy, or some other relevant discipline related to MultiLing’s work (note the requirement of a minimum 2 year MA or equivalent).
  • For the Postdoctoral position, the candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent in the same academic subjects. For the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, the doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline.
  • Excellent written and spoken language skills in English.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: 

  • For the Doctoral position, the candidate must have an MA degree or equivalent in Linguistics, Communication, Psychology, Special Needs Education/ Speech and Language Therapy, or some other relevant discipline related to MultiLing’s work (note the requirement of a minimum 2 year MA or equivalent).
  • For the Postdoctoral position, the candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent in the same academic subjects. For the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, the doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline.

Scholarships in Norway

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and a specification of how the proposed project relates to the MultiLing Aphasia project (maximum 2 pages).
  • Project description (5 pages) for the research to be undertaken, including the topic of the project, issues to be examined, the chosen theoretical and methodological approach and a feasible progress plan.
  • CV (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications).
  • Grade transcripts from educational institutions attended.
  • Names and contact details of two references (name, relation to candidate, email address and telephone number)

Please note that all documents must be in English.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 November 2016.

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