The University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD research fellowship in mantle geodynamics. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for these fellowships.

The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

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.

good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD 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 recognized tests

 

Scholarship Type

Fellowship is available for the PhD program at the University of Oslo.

 

Eligible Fields of Study

Fellowship is tenable in Mantle Geodynamics at the University of Oslo in Norway.

 

Value of Award

Position code 1017, Pay grade: NOK 432 700 – 489 300 per year.

 

 

Applicant Eligibility Criteria

  • The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
  • Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 30 June, 2017 to complete the final exam for a Master’s degree.
  • The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
  • The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
  • A good command of English is required.

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for these fellowships.

 

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Candidates without a Master’s degree have until 30 June, 2017 to complete the final exam for a Master’s degree.

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD 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 recognized 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 program for the PhD 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.

 

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:

  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

 

Application Deadline: The application deadline is March 1, 2017.

Online Application

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