Details about Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of Economic History. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 14 Oct 2015. This scholarship is provided by University of Oslo and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, NOK 483 700 ' 560 700 . This scholarship is open for: Open to Norwegian and foreign nationalities.
- Deadline: 14 Oct 2015
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, NOK 483 700 ' 560 700
A post-doctoral fellowship in economic history is available at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH), University of Oslo. The position is financed through the Norwegian Research Council funded project Copper in the Early Modern Period. The appointee will be expected to engage in existing research groups in the Faculty of Humanities and to contribute to the further development of the academic community.
The successful applicant is expected to participate in the Department’s ongoing research networks, and contribute to the development of the Department’s research milieu. Postdoctoral fellowships have the primary aim of qualifying the holders for senior academic positions.
Total offer is of:
- salary level 57 – 65 (NOK 483 700 – 560 700, depending on level of expertise)
- a professionally stimulating working environment
- attractive welfare arrangements
- A Doctoral Degree in economic history, with international or global comparative dimensions.
- Personal suitability and motivation for the position.
- Oral and written proficiency in English and Norwegian and a working command of Swedish
- Doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation before the application deadline. In the evaluation of the candidates, emphasis will be placed on:
- A project proposal that reflects the organizational, methodological, theoretical and thematic nature of the Copper in the Early Modern Period project description, in particular comparative methods.
- Scientific merit of the proposed project and its contribution to the Copper in the Early Modern Period project.
- Competence in 1700-1900 global, economic and industrial history.
- Competence in the history of metals, and familiarity with Norwegian 18th and 19th century sources for economic and industrial history.
- A demonstrated capacity to produce theoretically informed and empirically grounded history.
- The applicant’s academic and personal ability to carry out the project within the allotted time frame.
- Good cooperative skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multinational team.
Tenure of award: The appointment is for a period of three years.
The short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.