Fully funded PhD scholarship in Norway, 2018
Fully funded International PhD Fellowship in Rural Studies at AHO in Norway, 2018
The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) is offering a four-year full-time PhD Fellowship in Rural Studies program from spring 2018 onwards.
The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) is a specialized university and leading international architecture and design school offering education in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design.
Applicants who do not speak English or Scandinavian as their native language must provide documentation on their English language skills by the application deadline (TOEFL test or similar).
Scholarship program: fully funded-phd-Fellowship-in-Norway-2018
Application closes on: 1 February 2018
Study Level: Scholarships are available for the PhD program.
Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of rural studies.
- The PhD scholarship is fully funded and there are no tuition fees. The salary is NOK 443 900 for a full position, the extensive relevant experience may give a higher initial salary. The salary is subject to a compulsory deduction of 2% as a contribution to the State Pension Fund (SPK). The post is subject to the normal conditions of employment of state employees in Norway.
- An annual sum of NOK 20 000 for literature and other necessary academic activities.
- Office space in a work-stimulating work environment.
- Attractive social benefits and a generous pension agreement complete the family-friendly environment in Oslo with its many opportunities for culture and outdoor activities.
Number of scholarships available:
Who can be eligible for the scholarship
Eligible countries: Nationals of all nationalities can apply.
- Applicants must have a master’s degree in architecture or landscape architecture.
- Candidates who speak and speak Norwegian are given priority, but the university also encourages other applicants to apply.
Requirements for the English language: Applicants who do not have English or Scandinavian as their native language must provide documentation on their English language skills by the time of application (TOEFL test or similar). Students with university studies where English is the bulk of the study are exempt from the requirement.
Process of application
The application documents must contain:
- A letter of application describing why the candidate qualifies for this job (maximum of two A4 pages).
- A project proposal (maximum of 5 A4 pages) containing the topic, the relevant theory, methods or practice as well as a timetable for the project. Applicants are expected to complete the project during the appointment. Specific needs in terms of, for example, technical equipment or liaison with national or international institutions or partners should be mentioned.
- Curriculum vitae with a complete overview of education, practice and academic employment, list of publications, projects and scientific papers that the applicant wishes to include in the Evaluation Committee (maximum 5 A4 pages).
- Copies of educational certificates (foreign applicants must enclose a statement about their university’s grading system)
- An example of written work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the Evaluation Committee, maximum 10 pages.
- A presentation (if relevant) of practical work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the Evaluation Committee, maximum 5 pages
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