A postdoctoral fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies (ILN), University of Oslo. Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.
The aim of the project is to investigate how medieval intellectuals explained the process that eventually led to most Europeans today can use their own language at all levels of public life.
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.
Fellowship is available for postdoctoral programme at the University of Oslo in Norway.
Fellowship is available in with the project Myths about language in the Middle Ages at Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies.
Country of Study
Value of Award
- Wages kr. 486 100 to 567 100 per year, depending on experience
- A professionally stimulating work environment
- Good welfare benefits
Number of Awards: A postdoctoral fellowship is available.
Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship
- PhD in a European language / a European philology (among which for this project included Arabic, Hebrew and Armenian) and have their academic emphasis on the Middle Ages (ca. 400-1400). Applicants can also have his doctorate in literature or any other text-based subjects, as long as he / she is used to working with the original text.
- applicant’s project must be closely linked to the main project
- personal suitability and motivation for the position
Doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation within a deadline for the position.
In the assessment of qualified applicants will be placed on:
- quality of the project
- the applicant’s academic and personal qualifications in order to implement the project and contribute to the main project
- applicant’s ability to combine a solid philological groundwork synthetic analysis
- good working capabilities and ability to be included in the academic community across disciplines
Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have PhD in a European language / a European philology (among which for this project included Arabic, Hebrew and Armenian) and have their academic emphasis on the Middle Ages (ca. 400-1400). Applicants can also have his doctorate in literature or any other text-based subjects, as long as he / she is used to working with the original text.
How to Apply
The following documents shall be attached to the online application, preferably in pdf format:
- application letter
- CV with characters listed
- list of publications
- project of three to five pages, including the schedule. It is assumed that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment.
Diplomas, certificates and copies of the doctoral thesis and any other scientific works will possibly be requested later.
Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language, either as original or in translation.
There will be an interview in the appointment process.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 1, 2017.