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Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Administration and Organization Theory

At the University of Bergen, there is a vacancy for a 4 year postdoctor position at Department of administration and organization theory. The position is connected to the research and innovation the project: TROPICO – Transforming into Open Innovative and Collaborative Governments. TROPICO is funded by the Horizon 2020 framework program of the European Union.

 

The TROPICO project examines how governments and public administrations in Europe work and transforms to enhance collaboration in policy design and service delivery, advancing the participation of public, private and societal actors. Central to the project is how digitalization, information and communications technologies (ICT), and new digital tools contribute to collaboration – in public administration, between government and citizens, and between public administration and organizations in the private or the voluntary sectors. The TROPICO project includes multiple and comparative case studies from several countries, including Norway, and will conduct interviews with and questionnaires to experts and those working in or with the public administration.

 

The TROPICO project is coordinated from the Department of administration and organization theory at the University of Bergen and has 12 partners in 10 European countries. For more information: www.tropico-project.eu

 

Qualifications and personal qualities:

  • The applicant must hold a PhD in public administration, political science or in the social sciences. You must therefore have submitted your doctoral thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. It is a condition of employment that the PhD has been awarded.
  • You must have excellent collaborative skills, a high working capacity, and you will be expected to contribute to the TROPICO project.
  • You must be able to work independently and in a structured manner.
  • You must be proficient in English (both written and oral)

About the position:

The postdoctoral research position is a fixed-term appointment. The fixed-term period for this position is 4 years. 1 year of this period (25% of the position) is designated for duties such as teaching/supervision, dissemination and administration. Individuals may not be hired for more than one fixed-term period as a postdoctoral research fellow at the same institution.

 

The teaching language is usually Norwegian. Applicants are advised to familiarize themselves with the teaching and research profile at the Department, please see http://www.uib.no/en/admorg.

 

As a Postdoctor in TROPICO you will be part of an established network of PhDs, postdoctors, and senior researchers from 10 European countries. You will also be a part of a research group at the Department of administration and organization theory.

 

Applicants are evaluated on the basis of their project proposal and its fit with the TROPICO project, the candidate’s interest in the project’s topic, and the quality of publications and submitted writing samples.

 

Potential candidates will be invited to the department for an interview or we will arrange for an interview on Video/Skype in September/October.

 

About the project proposal:

A project proposal of 4-5 pages must accompany the application. The plan should outline the ideas and ambitions of the applicant, and should reflect a relation to the TROPICO project. Ideally, it contains a progress plan for the different parts of the research work, as well as a publication plan.

 

We can offer:

  • Salary at pay grade 59-61 (code 1352) on the government salary scale upon appointment (equivalent to NOK 515 200 – 534 100,- per year). Further promotions are made according to length of service in the position.
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.
  • A good and professional working environment.
  • A position in an inclusive workplace (IA enterprise).
  • Good welfare benefits.
  • Participation in a leading international research community.

The successful candidate is expected to live and work in Bergen during the project period and participate in activities at the Department.

 

Your application must include:

  • A cover letter including a brief account of your research interests and motivation for applying for the position.
  • The names and contact information for two reference persons. One of these must be the main advisor from your PhD-thesis (the PhD programme).
  • CV.
  • Transcripts and diplomas or an official confirmation that the doctoral thesis has been submitted.
  • Relevant certificates/references
  • List of academic/scholarly publications.
  • Copies of your publications (up to 5). It is important that each of the scholarly works on which the committee should place special emphasis, is attached in its entirety.

The application, certified translations of education and diplomas into English or a Scandinavian language, and copies of up to 5 publications must be uploaded to Jobbnorge following the link on this page.

The application has to be marked with: 18/7543

 

Closing date: 15. September 2018

 

Applications with attachments must be sent electronically via the web portal Jobbnorge.no. Click on the button marked “APPLY FOR THIS JOB”. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

 

General information:

Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting: TROPICO Coordinator Associate Professor Lise H. Rykkja, e-mail lise.rykkja@uib.no phone +47 55589775.

 

Practical questions regarding the application procedures should be directed to advisor Beathe Moldestad, e-mail:beathe.moldestad@uib.no, phone +47 55 58 90 56.

We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply.

 

The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. Candidates with immigrant backgrounds and candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

 

The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.

 

Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.

 

The successful applicant must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at all times.

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About this job

  • Deadline
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
  • Employer
    University of Bergen
  • Website
  • Municipality
    Bergen
  • Jobbnorge ID
    154775
  • Internal ID
    18/7543
  • Scope
    Fulltime
  • Duration
    Fixed Term

Post expires on Saturday September 15th, 2018

PhD position in theoretical physics

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

PhD position in theoretical physics

There is a vacancy for a PhD position at the Department of Physics and Technology in theoretical physics. The position is for a fixed-term period of 4 years and is associated to the BFS project ” Thermalising Jets: New Aspects of Non-Equilibrium Processes at Colliders”.

About the project/work tasks

The project deals mainly with theoretical studies of quark-gluon dynamics in collisions of protons and heavy-ions at the LHC accelerator at CERN. In particular, the project will focus on developing detailed simulations of how energetic particles, so-called jets, are affected by microscopic interactions aiming at shedding new light on the nature of the quark-gluon plasma. A special focus will be phenomenological studies of experimental observables that probe details of jet substructure modifications. The project will involve the development of novel theoretical methods as well as numerical modeling, mainly in form of a Monte Carlo parton shower, and data analysis. The PhD candidate will have the possibility of shorter stays at international institutes, especially at CERN.

Qualifications and personal qualities:

  • Applicants must hold a master’s degree or the equivalent in theoretical physics, or must have submitted his/her master’s thesis for assessment prior to the application deadline. Master students can apply provided they complete their final master exam before 1 September 2018. It is a condition of employment that the master’s degree has been awarded.
  • Research experience in theoretical particle or nuclear physics (e.g., from the work on your master’s thesis) as well as scientific computing is an advantage.
  • Applicants must be able to work independently and in a structured manner, and demonstrate good collaborative skills.
  • Applicants must be proficient in both written and oral English.

Personal and relational qualities will be emphasized. Ambitions and potential will also count when evaluating the candidates.

About the PhD position

The duration of the PhD position is 4 years, of which 25 per cent of the time each year comprises required duties associated with research, teaching and dissemination of results.

The employment period may be reduced if you have previously been employed in a qualifying post (e.g. research fellow, research assistant).

About the research training

As a PhD candidate, you must participate in an approved educational programme for a PhD degree within a period of 3 years. The faculty must approve a final plan for the implementation of the research training within three months after you have started in the position. It is a condition that you satisfy the enrolment requirements for the PhD programme at the University of Bergen.

We can offer:

  • a good and professionally challenging working environment
  • a salary at pay grade 50 (Code 1017/Pay range 20, alternative 8) in the state salary scale. This constitutes a gross annual salary of NOK 436 900. Further promotions are made according to length of service in the position. The salary in the public sector is currently being reviewed.
  • enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • a position in an inclusive workplace (IA enterprise)
  • good welfare benefits

 Your application must include:

  • a brief account of the applicant’s research interests and motivation for applying for the position
  • the names and contact information for two referees. One of these should be the main advisor for the master’s thesis or equivalent thesis.
  • CV
  • grade transcripts and diplomas showing completion of the bachelor’s and master’s degrees
  • if you have not yet completed your master`s degree, please submit a statement from your institution confirming the expected date of award of your master`s degree. Your master`s degree must be documented with transcripts and/or diploma, alternatively a confirmation from your institution on completed degree and your grade, by 1 September 2018.
  • any publications in your name

The application and appendices with certified translations into English or a Scandinavian language must be uploaded at Jobbnorge.

Closing date for applications: 20 August 2018.

General information

For further details about the position, please contact: Konrad Tywoniuk (konrad.tywoniuk@cern.ch)

The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. Age and gender balance among employees is therefore a goal. It is also a goal to recruit people with immigrant backgrounds. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.

We encourage women to apply. If multiple applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, the rules pertaining to moderate gender quotas shall apply”.

The University of Bergen applies the principle of public access to information when recruiting staff for academic positions.

Information about applicants may be made public even if the applicant has asked not to be named on the list of persons who have applied. The applicant must be notified if the request to be omitted is not met.

Further information about the employment process can be found here.

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Post expires on Monday August 20th, 2018

PhD Research Fellowship in Music Therapy or Musicology at the Grieg Academy – Department of Music

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university with more than 14,000 students and close to 3,500 employees at six faculties. The university is located in the heart of Bergen. Our main contribution to society is excellent basic research and education across a wide range of disciplines.

PhD Research Fellowship in Music Therapy or Musicology at the Grieg Academy – Department of Music

At the Grieg Academy–Department of Music there is a vacant four-year position as PhD Research Fellow in either musicology or music therapy, with the start date of 1 January 2019.

The Grieg Academy–Department of Music is housed within in the Faculty for Fine Art, Music and Design (KMD) at the University of Bergen. The faculty has approximately 600 students and 180 staff and offers research-based education at bachelor, master and PhD levels. The Grieg Academy has a dynamic professional milieu in performance and composition, ethnomusicology and musicology, music therapy and music pedagogy. We are concerned with creating meeting points between these traditions and other humanistic subjects.

Qualification requirements

The applicant must have a Norwegian master’s degree or equivalent education from abroad within music therapy or musicology. Applicants with degrees in other relevant fields can be assessed if their project is within music therapy or musicology.

The project proposal should fall within either music therapy or musicology and will be assessed with reference to existing research milieus and available competence within the department. The candidate’s main supervisor will normally come from the permanent academic staff of the department. The proposed supervisor must have confirmed his or her willingness to supervise the project, and the name of the supervisor must be stated in the application.

About the subject areas

Musicology in the Grieg Academy–Department of Music emphasizes knowledge about music and musical understanding related to cultural and social theory, as well as newer approaches in musicology and media studies. The BA study program in musicology has a broad international orientation, and the course offerings provide the possibility for specialization within, for example, folk music, world music, classical music, popular music and jazz, as well as the study of musical institutions and musical practice as social phenomena.

Music therapy at the Grieg Academy–Department of Music is defined as the interdisciplinary study of music and health, and connects with a humanistic and community-oriented music therapy tradition. The five-year integrated Master’s Programme in Music Therapy at the Grieg Academy offers both a practical and a scientific approach, and explores focus on relationships between music and health in clinical situations and everyday contexts. Research activities are organized in GAMUT – the Grieg Academy’s Centre for Music Therapy Research. GAMUT includes researchers from both UiB and Uni Helse.

About the position

The successful applicant must carry out his or her project within the indicated fields. It is expected that the successful applicant will complete the project within the period of appointment. The successful applicant will be accepted into the doctoral programme at the University of Bergen. The programme’s main goal is to lead to a PhD degree, which qualifies for independent research activities, and for other work that requires particular qualifications.

The research and educational part of the position is 75%, while the other 25% is allocated to teaching and other obligations.

The successful applicant will be expected to relocate to the University of Bergen and conform to the regulations that apply to the position.

About research education

The Grieg Academy is also a partner in the regional Grieg Research School in Interdisciplinary Music Studies, which brings together doctoral candidates from a broad interdisciplinary music field. Research fellows will also be connected with relevant research groups at the department.

We can offer:

  • An annual salary of NOK 436.500 (Code 1017/Pay range 20, alternative 8) in the government salary scale on appointment. Further promotions are made according to qualifications and length of service in the position.
  • A good and professionally challenging working environment
  • Enrolment in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Employment in an inclusive workplace (under the IA scheme)
  • Good welfare benefits

How to apply

Please apply electronically via the link “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” on this page. The applicant must use the electronic CV form. The following information must be enclosed (uploaded):

1. Dissertation proposal (max 5 pages), mentioning also the name of the proposed supervisor

2. A time schedule for the completion of your project

3. A bibliography connected to the PhD project proposal

4. A short summary of the master’s thesis (max 3 pages).

5. Copies of higher education certificates and diplomas

6. List of academic publications (if any)

A committee will be appointed to evaluate the applications. The primary criteria in the evaluation are the applicant’s research potential as indicated by the research proposal, master’s thesis and other available scientific work.

Additional information:

Further information about the position can be obtained from Head of Department, Professor Randi Rolvsjord tel. +47 97514878, email randi.rolvsjord@uib.no.

State employment is to reflect the multiplicity of the population at large to the highest possible degree. We have therefore adopted a personnel policy objective to ensure that we achieve a balanced age and sex composition.  Persons with different ethnic backgrounds and persons with disability are therefore encouraged to apply for the position.

The University of Bergen applies the principles of public openness when recruiting staff for academic positions.

Information about the applicant may be made public even though the applicant has requested not to be named in the public list of applicants. In such cases the applicant will be notified.

Post expires on Saturday September 15th, 2018