Punjab Research Group

POSITION AS POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (SKO/post code 1352) IN SOUTH ASIAN OR EAST ASIAN STUDIES

Posted in News/Information, Vacancies by Pippa on October 30, 2008

Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo http://www.hf.uio.no/ikos/english/index.html

The successful candidates should in her/his research project work on a topic related to culture, history, religion, language and/or society in South Asia or East Asia. The necessary language competence to carry out the project must be documented. The applicant’s post-doctoral research project should preferably be related to one of the ongoing research projects at the department.

The fellowship is for 4 years, out of which 25% is spent on duties for the department. These duties may include teaching and administrative work and will include acquiring formal basic university pedagogical competence.

Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in a relevant field.  The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines.  

Applicants must submit a project description, including a schedule of activities. It is to be assumed that the project will be completed within the 4-year period.

The appointee will be expected to engage with existing research groups in the Faculty of Humanities and to contribute to the further development of the scholarly community.

We are looking for strongly motivated and competent candidates, with high academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

Short listed applicants may be invited for an interview at the University of Oslo.

For further information, contact:
Rune Svarverud, director of research
IKOS
, phone: (47)22856982, e-mail: rune.svarverud@ikos.uio
Anne Stovner, research coordinator
IKOS, phone: (+47)22855934, e-mail: a.s.stovner@ikos.uio.no.

Closing date for applications: 15 November 2008

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