Doctoral Research Fellowship in (Post-) Yugoslav Literature and Culture at University of Oslo in Norway – 2017

A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in (post-)Yugoslav literature and culture is available Vacancy at Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.

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.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for PhD programme Vacancy at University of Oslo.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Yugoslav Literature and Culture Vacancy at University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: 

  • Salary level NOK 432 700 – 489 300, depending on qualifications
  • a professionally stimulatinging working environment
  • attractive welfare benefits

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: A Master’s Degree or equivalent in Slavonic Studies/East European Studies or Comparative Literature.

  • The Master’s Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.
  • Excellent knowledge of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian and English
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

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

  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
  • The applicant’s ability to complete research training
  • Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities
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Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.

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

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: A Master’s Degree or equivalent in Slavonic Studies/East European Studies or Comparative Literature.

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.

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

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications)
  • Transcript of records of your Master’s degree. Applicants with education from a foreign university are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project (3 – 5 pages)

Educational certificates, master theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works later.

Online Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 November 2016.

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