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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Statistics with a focus on machine learning

Job description

Position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow available at Department of Mathematics, Section of Statistics and Data Science.

The appointment is a fulltime position and is made for a period of up to three years (10% of which is devoted to required duties, usually in the form of teaching activities).

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Oslo. Starting date no later than 01.01.2021.

The postdoctoral position is attached to the Section of Statistics and Data Science at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo (UiO). This section consists of 8 full time academic positions, 9 adjunct positions and many PhD-students and post doc’s making up a group of more than 30. Statistics at UiO is internationally recognized, with interests spanning a broad range of areas (including high-dimensional and big data, nonparametric inference, algorithmic methods, machine learning, graphical modeling, Bayesian inference, statistical computing, model selection, time-to-event models, space time models and copula models).

The postdoctoral position is within statistics but with a focus on machine learning methodology. The project is flexible and can to some extent be tailored according to the applicant’s background and interests. We therefore ask the applicant to include a proposal for research plan in the application.  However, the project should be connected to current activity within the Section of Statistics and Data Science.

The main purpose of a postdoctoral fellowship is to provide the candidates with enhanced skills to pursue a scientific top position within or beyond academia. To promote a strategic career path, all postdoctoral research fellows are required to submit a professional development plan no later than one month after commencement of the postdoctoral period.

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Qualification requirements

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition is to be among Europe’s leading communities for research, education and innovation. 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.

  • Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree within statistics or related fields. Doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the closing date. Only applicants with an approved doctoral thesis and public defence are eligible for appointment.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English.

The following qualifications will count in the assessment of the applicants:

  • Experience in machine learning methodology
  • Good computational skills
  • High motivation for a research career, documented primarily via original publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Personal skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive scientific criticism
  • Resourceful, structured, and results-oriented.

We offer

  • salary NOK 523 200 – 605 500 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (position code 1352)
  • a professionally stimulating working environment
  • attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Vibrant international academic environment
  • Postdoctoral development programmes
  • Oslo’s family-friendly surroundings with their rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include

  • cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • A research plan for the Postdoctoral period
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates, academic transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • A complete list of publications and up to 5 academic works 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)

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications as well as the candidates motivation and personal suitability. Interviews with the best qualified candidates will be arranged.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

For further information please contact: Professor Sven Ove Samuelsen, phone: +47 228 55861, e-mail: osamuels@math.uio.no.

For questions regarding the recruitment system please contact: HR adviser Nina Holtan, phone +47 228 54424, e-mail: nina.holtan@mn.uio.no.

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. 

Department of Mathematics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The Department is engaged in research covering a wide spectrum of subjects within mathematics, mechanics and statistics.

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Deadline

20th April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Monday April 20th, 2020

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship – Science Fictionality

Job description

A Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.

The Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship is funded by the Norwegian Research Council and is associated with the project SCIENCE FICTIONALITY (Link coming soon. For now, see related project “CoFutures” or contact project leader for more info). The project studies contemporary science fiction and speculative fiction (SF), and how these deal with environmental issues. For more about Environmental Humanities focus at the faculty, please see the pages of our project partner, Oslo School of Environmental Humanities.

The Postdoctoral fellow (PD) should ideally have a training in museum studies or related disciplines, with awareness of contemporary exhibition practices related to environmental humanities. They will be closely linked to the Work Package (WP) dealing with Environmental Humanities integrations. The focus of this WP is national and international dissemination of the project ideas and it has a strong practical component.

The position carries three main tasks. First, the PD will co-conceptualize a museum exhibition with the PI that can interface directly with the public and communicate or develop project ideas. Second, they will write one research article based on their project related tasks. Third, the PD will also participate in general organizational tasks within the project during their employment term, including helping with workshops and conferences that are part of the project.

The position is available for a period of 2 years.

The successful candidate is expected to become part of the research environment/network of the department and contribute to its development. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

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Qualification requirements

  • PhD or equivalent academic qualifications with a specialization in Museum Studies or similar disciplines, with awareness of contemporary exhibition practices related to environmental humanities. Since the exhibition’s focus will be the Nordic region, candidates with practice based interdisciplinary background in the Nordic context, for instance in curation and communication (for instance exhibition management and outreach), may be given preference.
  • The candidate’s research project must be closely connected to the main project
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position

The doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation by the closing date. Appointment is dependent on the public defence of the doctoral thesis being approved.

In the evaluation of the applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s estimated academic and personal ability to carry out the project within the allotted time frame an contribute to the main project
  • Good co-operative skills, and the ability to successfully join in academic collaboration within and across disciplines

We offer

How to apply

The application must include

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae with grades listed (with a list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities)
  • List of publications
  • Project description (3 – 5 pages). The project description must present a feasible progress plan. It is expected that the applicant will be able to complete the project during the period of appointment. Since a primary task is to develop an SF themed exhibition, the project plan should contain the idea of an exhibition suitable for the project.  
  • Up to two academic works (book chapters or journal articles) that the applicant wishes to be considered
  • Exhibition curation portfolio, if any

Diplomas, certificates, doctoral thesis and other academic works may be requested later.

Please note that all documents must be in English or a Scandinavian language.

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”. Applicants with education from a foreign university must attach an explanation of their university’s grading system.

The short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

For questions about the position: Project Leader: Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay

For questions on how to apply: HR-Officer Steffen Remvik

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (abbreviated IKOS from its Norwegian name) is one of the seven departments at the Faculty of Humanities. The Department has a broad competency in the study of religion and culture and in language based area studies of South Asia, East Asia and the Middle East and North Africa. The Department has several study programmes at both BA and MA levels. Among the Department’s 110 employees about 40 are PhD and Postdoctoral Fellows.

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Deadline

30th April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Thursday April 30th, 2020

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Second-language communication: Poles in Norway

Job description

2 three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (SKO 1352), financed by the Research Council of Norway, are available at the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo, starting August 2020. The fellowships are part of one of MultiLing’s research projects, which is entitled Second-language communication in workplace settings – the case of Polish migrants in Norway (NorPol).

MultiLing is a Center of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway (2013-2023). The Center is located at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies. MultiLing aims to generate scientific knowledge on multilingualism across the lifespan, related to three themes: Theme 1 Multilingual competence, Theme 2 Multilingual practices, and Theme 3 Multilingualism, ideologies and language policies (for more information, see http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/). The Research Strategy Plan for MultiLing’s Second Five-Year Period (2018 – 2023) can be found here.

MultiLing seeks to recruit postdoctoral candidates with excellent research qualifications who will work with members of the research project Second-language communication in workplace settings – the case of Polish migrants in Norway (NorPol), a project that draws on perspectives from all three of MultiLing’s research themes (see above) and involves both senior and junior researchers. The project investigates socio-cultural, interactional, and linguistic factors that enhance or inhibit communication in workplace interaction between Poles and Norwegians. A description of the NorPol project can be found here.

Applicants are expected to present an independent research project proposal and articulate how the proposed project fits into the NorPol project. We particularly welcome projects relating to the role of interactional factors affecting mutual understanding in L2 communication, and projects relating to the role of grammatical, lexical and stylistic aspects in L2 communication; however, other projects relating to second-language communication in workplace settings involving Polish speakers of Norwegian will also be considered. The successful candidates are expected to contribute to data collection; hence, experience with fieldwork and/or data collection in workplace settings is an advantage.

MultiLing engages innovative methodologies and scrutinizes critical concepts and theoretical approaches in studying multilingualism, as emphasized in the Research Strategy Plan, and the successful candidate is expected to become part of MultiLing’s research environment and contribute to its development. The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the research areas addressed in the NorPol project, to contribute to and participate in the various workshops, conferences and activities organized by MultiLing and the NorPol project, and to be an active member of the MultiLing team in Oslo, and of the research environment of the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian studies. The duration of the fellowships exceeds the Center’s period of operation by a few months in 2023, and the finalization of the projects will take place in direct affiliation with the Department.

The position is available for a period of three years, starting August 2020. There is a 10% duty component devoted to teaching or other qualifying work. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.

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Qualification requirements

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description and its relevance for the NorPol project and MultiLing’s research strategy. We seek strongly motivated, competent candidates, with high-ranking academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

Requirements

  • The candidate should have a PhD degree or equivalent in Linguistics, Scandinavian languages, Second Language Acquisition, Rhetoric and Communication, Linguistic Anthropology or some other relevant discipline related to the NorPol project
  • The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation before the application deadline
  • Experience in working on bilingualism or multilingualism, preferably involving Polish and/or Norwegian
  • Excellent written and spoken language skills in English

In the assessment of the applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The project’s scientific merit, research-related relevance and innovation
  • The applicant’s international experience and network of relevance to the project
  • The applicant’s academic and personal qualifications to carry out the project within the allotted time frame
  • Good cooperative skills, and the ability to successfully join in academic collaboration within and across disciplines, as an active member of the NorPol project group
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position

Good knowledge of Norwegian and/or Polish will be an advantage, as will experience with fieldwork and/or data collection in workplace settings.

We offer

  • Salary NOK 523 200 – 605 500 per annum depending on qualifications
  • A challenging and stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in pdf format:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position and a specification of how the proposed project relates to the NorPol project (maximum 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (complete list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications)
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project (3 – 5 pages, see Template for project descriptions)

Please note that all documents must be in English.

Publications, MA theses or PhD theses and the like are not to be submitted with the application, but applicants may be asked to submit such information or works at a later date.

The short-listed candidates will be called in for an interview at the University of Oslo or we will arrange for an interview on Skype.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

For questions about the position:

Associate Professor Toril Opsahl (NorPol project leader)

Professor and Center Director Elizabeth Lanza

For questions on how to apply: HR-Officer Steffen Remvik

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) is a Center of Excellence (CoE) under the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, financed through the Research Council of Norway’s CoE scheme. The center also has status as one of five world-leading research communities at the University of Oslo, and is currently building a socio-cognitive laboratory. MultiLing’s vision is to contribute to the knowledge on multilingualism across the lifespan for the individual and for the society. Through this the center aims to shed light on the opportunities and challenges represented by multilingualism for the individual in the family, school, other institutions, and in the society as a whole. The staff consists of 40 employees from 15 different countries. Moreover, MultiLing has an extensive network of national and international collaborative partners working on multilingualism at various research institutions.

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Deadline

30th April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Thursday April 30th, 2020

Researcher position at NORMENT

Job description

At the Norwegian Centre for Mental Disorders Research (NORMENT) (https://www.med.uio.no/norment/english/), there is a researcher position (SKO 1109) available for 2 years with a possibility of further extension, in the Youth-TOP Study Group, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.

More about the position

The researcher will play a central role in the analysis and subsequent high impact publication of data obtained at MRI-investigations in combination with data obtained from several other domains in patients with severe mental illness and healthy controls spanning from early youth to older age. Individual data is available at the NORMENT centre based on clinical interviews, neuropsychological tests, EEG, MR, genetic analysis, pharmacological investigations, serum assays of intrinsic substances, and stem cell derived data. The researchers will interact with PhD and postdoctoral fellows in the NORMENT and is encouraged to participate in the analyses of independent sample collections connected with the defined research questions.

It is expected that the researcher will focus on the relationships between MRI-derived measures and clinical, biological and demographic aspects in connection with severe mental illness/psychoses, with particular emphasis on youth and gender.

The research will be carried out as part of a cross-disciplinary team of researchers in the Multimodal Imaging and Structural MRI groups at NORMENT in collaboration with international consortia researchers such as the ENIGMA but also other collaborators.

NORMENT, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) with the Research Council of Norway, coordinates a translational multicenter study involving all psychiatric hospital departments in Oslo and several research groups at the University of Oslo. The main purpose of the research is to disentangle and characterize the neurobiological, genetic, psychological and environmental factors contributing to the development of severe mental disorders. Through our extensive infrastructure for clinical evaluations, neuropsychological testing, MRI brain and body imaging, EEG and biobanking we assemble a comprehensive database comprising clinical, brain imaging and genetic data from a large number of healthy controls and patients suffering from psychotic disorders including schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.

Qualification requirements

  • Holds a PhD in neuroimaging, molecular genetics, bioinformatics, psychiatry, psychology or equivalent
  • Has held at least one postdoc position within a relevant area
  • Has a strong background and interest in biology, statistics and psychiatry, and an excellent publication record
  • Has experience and expertise in coordinating multi-site studies and large scale data-analysis
  • Is ambitious and highly motivated for pursuing a career in science
  • Excellent command of oral and written English language. Norwegian or other Scandinavian language is beneficial
  • Excellent personal and collaborative skills and sense of responsibility

Candidates with a strong interest in and experience with research in bioinformatics, psychiatry, and MRI brain imaging are encouraged to apply.

We offer

  • An ambitious and exciting research environment with a strong multidisciplinary profile and excellent opportunities for academic development at NORMENT, which is granted Centre of Excellence status by the Research Council of Norway
  • Salary 552 800- 627 700 per annum depending on qualifications
  • Attractive welfare benefits

How to apply

The application must include

  • Application letter including motivation for applying for the position
  • CV (summarizing education, relevant work experience, grants etc)
  • A complete list of publications and academic work
  • Contact details of 2-3 references

After the initial screening process, short-listed candidates may be asked to submit selected publications, educational certificates and transcripts of records. Interviews may be included as part of the selection process.

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications, and the quality of the project as well as the candidate’s motivation and personal suitability. Interviews with the best qualified candidates will be arranged. It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment.

Formal regulations

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

For any informal enquiries regarding the position, please contact professor Ingrid Agartz (ingrid.agartz@medisin.uio.no) or professor Ole A. Andreassen (o.a.andreassen@medisin.uio.no)  

For questions regarding the application process, please contact HR adviser Svetlana Trofimova, tel. +47 22859226, e-mail: svetlana.trofimova@medisin.uio.no 

About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Institute of Clinical Medicine (Klinmed) is one of three institutes under the Faculty. Klinmed is responsible for the Faculty’s educational and research activities at Oslo University Hospital and Akershus University Hospital. With about 800 employees spread over approximately 425 man-labour years, Klinmed is the university’s largest institute. Our activities follow the clinical activity at the hospitals and are spread across a number of geographical areas.

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Deadline

13th April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Monday April 13th, 2020

Research fellow – geography/geoscience education

Job description

Applicants are invited to apply for a position as research fellow at the Department of Teacher Education and School Research. The position involves interdisciplinary research in the intersection of geography education and education for sustainability.

In geography as a school subject, students encounter various perspectives on the relationships between nature, humans and society. These perspectives are reflected in the core elements of the new curriculum Kunnskapsløftet 2020: nature and human space, inquiry and geographical methods, and sustainable development and globalization. Fieldwork is a central method both in geography education and in sustainability education. However, there is a lack of research on classroom practices in geography education in Norwegian secondary school, including research on how sustainable development is treated and how fieldwork is enacted. The main aim of this PhD research fellowship is to develop knowledge on such classroom practices.

As sustainability is an interdisciplinary topic in Kunnskapsløftet 2020, and geography is an interdisciplinary school subject, there will be opportunities for the PhD research fellow to design an interdisciplinary research project across geography and other subjects (for instance, Mathematics, English, Norwegian, Social Studies or Science), depending on the PhD research fellow’s interests and expertise.

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More about the position

The fellowship period is up to 4 years, with 3 years devoted to research education. The position entails a compulsory work load of 25% that consists of teaching and supervision duties and research assistance.

Positions as research fellows are fixed-term educational posts where the aim is that the research fellow completes a doctoral degree (PhD) during the period of employment.

The research fellow must take part in the Faculty’s approved PhD programme and is expected to complete the projectwithin the set fellowship period. The main purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. For more information, please see our web site.

We refer to the guidelines concerning appointment to PhD posts at the University of Oslo.  

The Department of Teacher Education and School Research organizes four research groups. It is expected that the applicant is affiliated with the research group Challenges of Sustainability in Educational Research (COSER).

Qualification requirements

  • Applicants must satisfy the requirements for admission to the Faculty’s PhD program
  • Teacher education with a Master’s degree in geography, geography didactics, geoscience, geoscience didactics, science didactics, or social studies didactics
  • The master’s degree (120 ECTS) must have a minimum grade B (ECTS grading scale) or equivalent. It must include a thesis of at least 30 ECTS with a minimum grade B
  • Familiarity with the Norwegian/Scandinavian school system will be considered an advantage
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Norwegian or a Scandinavian language, and English

In the assessment of applications, emphasis will be placed on:

  • The quality of the project description; the description of the research topic, the specific problems to be studied, the choice of scientific theory and method, and the proposed implementation plan for the study
  • The applicant’s personal suitability and motivation for the post, including her/his ability to collaborate and to form part of a crossdisciplinary academic community
  • The applicant’s academic attitude and motivation with regard to completing the research training program

We offer

  • Salary NOK 479 600 – 523 200 per annum depending on qualifications in a position as PhD Research fellow, (position code 1017). Research fellows are normally allocated pay grade 54, NOK 479 600, on appointment
  • A stimulating and attractive working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include

  • Cover letter, describing statement of motivation and research interests
  • Project description, including progress plan (max. 8-10 pages cf. guidance)
  • Completed application form for admission to the doctoral degree programme (see this page)
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work)
  • Certified copies of diplomas, grade transcripts and any other testimonials.
  • In the event of diplomas from other countries: printouts of prospectuses or similar that describe the content and framework of the courses of study on which the application is based.
  • Master’s thesis and any other academic works that may be of relevance to the application.

Applicants from outside the Nordic countries where English is not the official language must attach a TOEFL test with a minimum score of 550 unless they have a diploma from a university in an English-speaking country.

Incomplete applications will under normal circumstances not be assessed.

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

As a rule, interviews will be conducted as part of the appointment process. At the interview, the applicant will be asked to present original diplomas and grade transcripts from previous courses of study.

Further information on admission requirements and an application form can be found at this website.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Research Fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The appointment may be shortened/given a more limited scope within the framework of the applicable guidelines on account of any previous employment in academic positions.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

Contact information

Associate professor Kari Beate Remmen

Head of office Astrid Waaler Kaas

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Department of Teacher Education and School Research (ILS) is one of three departments at The Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Oslo.

ILS is a leading institution in the fields of subject didactics, school leadership and practice-relevant school research. It hosts Norway’s first Centre of Excellence in Education, ProTed – a joint project between the University of Oslo and the University of Tromsø.

EKVA (Unit for quantitative analysis in education) is also part of the department, as well as four interfaculty research groups (CLEG, TEPEC, SISCO and LEA).

The Department enrols 400 students in the Teacher Education Programme (PPU) and administers the university’s Graduate Teacher Education Programme (Lektorprogrammet) with about 300 new students each year. About 200 students follow the Master Programme in Educational Leadership. ILS also manages the study programme Teach First Norway in cooperation with the City of Oslo Education Agency and Equinor. 

The Department of Teacher Education and School Research has approximately 40 administrative and 100 academic staff.

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Deadline

1st April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

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Post expires on Wednesday April 1st, 2020

Scientia Fellows II – Call 2 – MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health Life Sciences – 48 positions

Description

SCIENTIA FELLOWS is a research fellowship programme in the field of Health Life Sciences launched and managed by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo. It is partly funded by the EU Horizon 2020 under the Maria Skłodowska-Curie scheme – Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND).

With this Call we are inviting talented experienced researchers to apply for one of the 48 fellowship positions at UiO or other partner organisations.

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We offer

  • Excellent research environments
  • International collaboration and networking
  • Cross-sectoral opportunities
  • Career advancement
  • Good working conditions
  • Access to research and transferable skills training
  • Access to special career development programmes: the Postdoctoral programme and School of Health Innovation
  • Become a more visible partner for future EU funding.
  • Salary NOK 515 000 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (position code 1352) or Researcher (position code 1109/1108). The salary level will be assessed for each individual employee based on current regulations. See further details about salary on our website, under Terms and conditions. 

Call publication date: 31 January 2020

Application deadline: 30 April 2020

Types of fellowships

• Incoming – for postdoctoral researchers from all over the world (who have not resided or carried out their main activity in Norway for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to Call deadline) willing to conduct their research work at the University of Oslo. (Duration: 12-36 months)

• Outgoing – for postdoctoral researchers from all over the world, who apply to work as a seconded/visiting researcher in a host organisation outside Norway (provided that they have not resided or carried out their main activity in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to Call deadline) and to continue with a reintegration phase at the University of Oslo. (Duration. 12-24 months + 12 months)

Eligibility

Researchers from all countries are eligible for the programme. They must be fluent in English (both written and spoken) and:

• Possess a PhD degree or have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience since obtaining a university diploma. In the latter case, the research experience must give access to doctoral studies in the country in which your degree or diploma was obtained, or in the country in which the research training is provided irrespective whether or not a doctorate was envisaged.

• Comply with the mobility requirements that depend on the chosen fellowship scheme.

In both fellowship types, in order to be eligible a researcher must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to the Call deadline.

There are 34 broad thematic areas offered in Call 2.

We encourage Applicants to contact Hosts of interest in order to discuss developing a research proposal.

For all details about the Programme and eligibility, thematic areas and application process, please check Scientia Fellows website and the Guide for Applicants.

Thematic areas

The broad thematic areas available in Call 2 are: Epidemiology, Medical epistemology and welfare technology, Neuroscience, Personlised nutrition, Intestinal homeostasis and inflammation, Biostatistics and/or bioinformatics, Cardiovascular diseases, Biostatistics, Microphysiological systems, Cancer biology, Cancer immunotherapy, Epigenomics, Immunotherapy, Genome stability, Cardiac pharmacology, Autophagy, Psychotic disorders, Immunology, Regenerative medicine (ophthalmology), Cancer Immunology, Psychiatric disorders and genetics, Pharmacogenetics, Radionuclide therapy, Computational biology, Bioinformatics, Structural biology – cryoEM, Epitranscriptomic regulation, Computational bio-physics/mechanics, Diabetes type 2 and obesity, Radioisotopes for imaging and therapy, Bacterial population genomics – evolutionary modeling, Bacterial population genomics – vaccine modeling, Modeling of cancer evolution, and Cancer and thrombosis.

How to apply

Before starting the online application process, please familiarise yourself carefully with our application requirements. It is essential that all required attachments are uploaded. See the Guide for Applicants and other information about how to apply on our website.

The application consists of the four mandatory attachments and supporting documents as explained in the Guide for Applicants:

Please save and upload all attachments with your surname in the file name, e.g. SURNAME_Att.3

The application portal “JobbNorge” has a field for application text and a standard CV template. We ask you not to fill in any application text in the portal (you may type your chosen thematic area in order to get to the next step), and to only fill in your personal details in the CV stage. Your attached CV and other documents listed above will form the basis for the evaluation process.

The application with attachments must be delivered here in our electronic recruiting system. Please note that all documents should be in English.

Evaluation criteria can be found in the Guide for Applicants.
It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment.

Contact information

http://www.med.uio.no/scientia-fellows, e-mail: scientia-fellows@medisin.uio.no

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one Postdoctoral Fellow period at the University of Oslo.

Candidates who have previously been employed as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oslo may be offered employment as a researcher (SKO 1109), if they are otherwise eligible. Candidates without a PhD, but who are otherwise eligible, may be offered employment as researcher (SKO 1108).

According to the Norwegian Freedom and Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Lab environment

About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.

The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1814 and is the oldest medical faculty in Norway. The Faculty is organized into three basic units and has approximately 1,500 employees and about 2000 students.

Scientia Fellows is a transnational fellowship programme (2019-2024) in the field of Health Life Sciences. In addition to focus on excellent research, the programme supports innovation activities and strives to bring together academia, hospital and industry in cross-sectoral collaborations. Through this programme, researchers can enhance their career, improve networking and develop new transferable skills.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801133.

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Deadline

30th April 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Thursday April 30th, 2020

PhD Research Fellow in Impact of Pleistocene glacial sediments along the Atlantic margins

Job description

An early stage researcher (ESR) PhD position is available at the Department of Geosciences at the University of Oslo as part of the Marie Curie Innovative Training Network “S2S-FUTURE”. The fellowship period is 3 years. Starting date no later than 1 August, 2020.

No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo.

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Research objectives

Glaciations are high-frequency, high-intensity perturbations of surface mass redistribution, which imply a complete disruption of landscape dynamics and sediment routing from source to sink. The Pleistocene stratigraphy of the North Atlantic margins is characterized by thick sequences of glacigenic debris flows and megaslides as well as interglacial sediment layers. These sediments, which serve as high-resolution archives of climate changes and the Fennoscandian ice-sheet dynamics, are now thoroughly documented by geophysical surveys and well data, but large uncertainties about the timing and modalities of sediment production/transfer/deposition throughout glacial-interglacial cycles still exist.

The project aims to elucidate on the dominant marine and terrestrial processes that lead to the formation of such sedimentary sequences.

A key objective is to evaluate if sediment production increases during glaciation, or if observed higher sedimentation rates along the margins are a result of enhanced sediment transport. The candidate will establish paleo-topographical reconstructions throughout the Pleistocene, and these reconstructions will be tested against the observed sedimentary record.

Presentation of the research project (cooperative aspect)

This PhD position is within the framework of a European ITN project named S2S-FUTURE: SIGNAL PROPAGATION IN SOURCE TO SINK for the FUTUre of earth Resources and Energies involving 15 PhD positions.

Under the supervision of Ivar Midtkandal (Associate Professor, University of Oslo, Department of Geosciences),

The candidate will map sedimentary successions from available high-resolution 3D seismic data, and link them to existing well data. He/she will also use ice dynamics and landscape evolution numerical models in a forward approach to relate the observed sequences to the physical processes of glacial and fluvial erosion throughout Pleistocene glacial-interglacial cycles.

Project website: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/224709/factsheet/en

Research group website: https://sites.google.com/view/earthsurfacedynamics/home

The PhD student will be also involved in scientific/soft-skills meetings and in research activities conducted in other laboratories/companies from Europe and associated countries.

An important component of the training will be the participation to 3 main major “Summer Institutes”:

Summer 2020: “Dragonstone” – South-Pyrenees Spain and France: an innovative combination of field excursion and computer modeling of surface processes from source to sink.

Summer 2021: “The Factory” – Norway, Great Britain and Switzerland: field visit of modern S2S systems and course intensive program of technical and soft skills to accelerate the students’ research, write and present their results, consolidate their profiles and develop concrete plans for their future.

Summer 2022: “Inside Africa” – South-Africa: an immersion of ESRs in the modern source-to-sink system of a continental-scale large river, the Orange in Southern Africa, with high economic implications for mining industries.

In addition to these major milestones of the program, the PhD students will
1) continuously develop their core research skills via their own research project locally and within the network while at secondments and conferences
2) receive a mandatory amount of hard and soft-skills training specific to their own doctoral school, along with mentoring by joint supervising bodies
3) use EGU conferences both as dissemination events for ESRs results and network events for progress reports and evaluations
4) collaborate into practical activities aimed at network-structuring legacy deliverables.

The goal of S2S-FUTURE is to understand, quantify and model the sediment routing system from the sediment production (source) to the sediment deposition (sink); its tectonic and climatic controls; and to establish generic rules for a full understanding of signals propagation in S2S systems for building predictive models of sediment location and characteristics. These studies of S2S systems require interdisciplinary approaches combining geomorphology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, geochemistry, tectonic and paleoclimatology coupling observations, quantifications and process modelling. All these skills are integrated in the S2S-FUTURE project.

The objectives of S2S-FUTURE have been designed with primary societal implications in the domains of water, carbon-derived energy, sustainable geological energy and geological storage of non-geological energy, waste geological storage, mineral resources, and building materials. These points have become crucial for sustainable investment and development according to several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals such as SDG#6 (Clean water and sanitation), SDG#7 (Affordable and clean energy) and SDG#13 (Climate action) among others.

Qualification requirements

  • The candidate should be in the first four years of their research career. They should not have a doctoral degree and fulfil the eligibility criteria and mobility rule (see below)
  • The candidate should hold or be about to obtain a Master’s degree in Earth Science or relevant field.
  • Foreign completed degree (M.Sc.-level) corresponding to a minimum of four years in the Norwegian educational system
  • Excellent technical skills including field experience in sedimentology, geological mapping, seismic stratigraphy. Sequence stratigraphic experience will be considered an advantage.
  • Previous experience working with clastic fluvial and marine sediments, including sequence stratigraphy and grain size assessment will be an advantage.
  • The ability to work both as part of a team, and independently, coupled with excellent communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Availability to travel for training events and research secondments.

Grade requirements:

The norm is as follows: 

  • the average grade point for courses included in the Bachelor’s degree must be C or better in the Norwegian educational system
  • the average grade point for courses included in the Master’s degree must be B or better in the Norwegian educational system
  • the Master’s thesis must have the grade B or better in the Norwegian ed-ucational system
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English 

http://www.mn.uio.no/english/research/phd/application/application.html

The Faculty aims to be one of Europe’s leading centres for research, education and innovation by being a contender in the top echelons of research-intensive universities in Europe. The Candidate for this fellowship will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

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. For more information see:

http://www.uio.no/english/research/phd/

http://www.mn.uio.no/english/research/phd/

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Recruiting is in accordance with the European rules for Marie Curie Initial Training Networks. Early-stage researchers (ESR) can be of any nationality. They must be, at the time of recruitment by the host organization, in the first four years (full-time equivalent) of their research careers and have not yet been awarded a doctoral degree. The research career starts after the degree that enables a student to proceed with a PhD (usually, the Master degree).

MOBILITY RULE

At the time of the recruitment by the first host institution, the ESRs must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their first host institution for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. Short stays such as holidays and/or compulsory national service are not taken into account.

We offer

  • Salary NOK 479 600 – 523 200 per annum depending on qualifications and seniority as PhD Research Fellow (position code 1017)
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Vibrant international academic environment
  • Oslo’s family-friendly surroundings with their rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities
  • Conditional family allowance of EUR 500 per month (potentially subject to taxes)
  • Based in the Department of Geosciences, Tectonostratigraphic Research Group, at the University of Oslo
  • Be part of a large and enthusiastic international team, where own initiatives and ideas are encouraged, with the opportunity to sculpting the future of Source-to-Sink research and network in Europe
  • Possibility to collaborate with a large network of international research groups engaged in the ITN

How to apply

The application must include

  • a cover letter, stating your research motivation and interests; including relevant background and career plan (max 1 A4 page)
  • a Curriculum Vitae, including academic background, previous research and/or industrial experience (max 2 A4 pages)
  • copies of the original Bachelor and Master’s degree diploma, transcripts of records and letters of recommendation
  • documentation of english proficiency
  • at least 2 reference letters from academics (including name, position and email address of the referee) (max 1 A4 page, with substantiated assessment of the applicant’s technical skills, creativity, innovation ability, working capacity, efficiency and level of independence)

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

Applicants may be called in for an interview.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Research Fellowships at the University of Oslo.

No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The appointment may be shortened/given a more limited scope within the framework of the applicable guidelines on account of any previous employment in academic positions.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

Contact information

ESR Supervisor: ivar.midtkandal@geo.uio.no

Recruitment Board: François.Guillocheau@univ-rennes1.fr

For questions regarding the recruitment system, please contact HR Adviser Torunn Standal Guttormsen, phone: +47 22854272, email:t.s.guttormsen@mn.uio.no

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society. 

The geosciences are the studies of the planet Earth and its comparative planetology; the atmosphere, the hydrosphere and cryosphere, the Earth’s surface and its interior. The Department of Geosciences conducts research and teaching in most of the domains of geoscience; geology, geophysics, physical geography, geomatics, hydrology, meteorology and oceanography. The Department is the broadest geoscience research and education environment in Norway. The Department  encompasses  five sections; Meteorology and Oceanography, Geography and Hydrology, Geology and Geophysics, Physics of Geological Processes (Njord centre) and one Centre of Excellence CEED – Centre of Earth Evolution and Dynamics. 

The Department aims to contribute to the new and important UN Sustainability Development Goals.
The staff consists of 40 professors and associate professors, in addition to postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, researchers, technical- and administrative staff. Approximately number of employees are 240 at the Department.

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Deadline

1st March 2020

Employer

University of Oslo

Post expires on Sunday March 1st, 2020

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Galaxy Formation and the Circumgalactic Medium

Job description

The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) is heavily involved in both observational and theoretical/computational astrophysics. The Institute is actively engaged in a large number of international collaborative programs, e.g., through the Norwegian membership in ESA, Norwegian participation in the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT), the CMB polarization experiment Spider, the CO Mapping Array Pathfinder experiment (COMAP), the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) and the VLT Multi-Object Optical and Near-IR Spectrograph (MOONS). Space missions with major participation from ITA include Planck and Euclid within cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics. In theoretical and computational astrophysics, the Institute has built up strong groups in numerical simulations, high performance computing and the use of modern computational statistics methods in data analysis.

For this position, we are seeking an ambitious postdoctoral researcher to join the extragalactic astrophysics group led by Dr. Sijing Shen and Dr. Claudia Cicone. The position is funded by Dr. Shen’s national grant from the Research Council of Norway entitled “Simulating the Circumgalactic Medium (CGM) and the Cycle of Baryons in and out of Galaxies Throughout Cosmic History”. The successful candidate will work on the co-evolution of galaxies and the circumgalactic gas using numerical simulations. The main work includes designing, performing and/or analyzing simulations to confront with multi-wavelength observations of the galaxies and the CGM, and/or improve smaller-scale physical models of the ISM, feedback and the CGM.

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with the observational team lead by Dr. Cicone at the ITA, in particular on the submm/mm emissions from gas in the ISM/CGM. The candidate will also have opportunities to participate in the CO Mapping Array Pathfinder (COMAP) and the Euclid collaborations, and to develop her/his own projects.

Candidates with any of the following expertise are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • 1) numerical galaxy formation;
  • 2) star formation, stellar and AGN feedback;
  • 3) numerical radiative transfer;
  • 4) magnetohydrodynamics and/or cosmic ray physics;
  • 5) expertise on creating and analyzing synthetic observations of the CGM (absorption and emissions) from simulations;  

In selection, weight will be given to the documented research potential of the candidates.

The main purpose of a postdoctoral fellowship is to provide the candidates with enhanced skills to pursue a scientific top position within or beyond academia. To promote a strategic career path, all postdoctoral research fellows are required to submit a professional development plan no later than one month after commencement of the postdoctoral period.

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More about the position

The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) is heavily involved in both observational and theoretical/computational astrophysics. The Institute is actively engaged in a large number of international collaborative programs, e.g., through the Norwegian membership in ESA, Norwegian participation in the Nordic Optical Telescope (NOT), the CMB polarization experiment Spider, the CO Mapping Array Pathfinder experiment (COMAP), the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) and the VLT Multi-Object Optical and Near-IR Spectrograph (MOONS). Space missions with major participation from ITA include Planck and Euclid within cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics. In theoretical and computational astrophysics, the Institute has built up strong groups in numerical simulations, high performance computing and the use of modern computational statistics methods in data analysis.

For this position, we are seeking an ambitious postdoctoral researcher to join the extragalactic astrophysics group led by Dr. Sijing Shen and Dr. Claudia Cicone. The position is funded by Dr. Shen’s national grant from the Research Council of Norway entitled “Simulating the Circumgalactic Medium (CGM) and the Cycle of Baryons in and out of Galaxies Throughout Cosmic History”. The successful candidate will work on the co-evolution of galaxies and the circumgalactic gas using numerical simulations. The main work includes designing, performing and/or analyzing simulations to confront with multi-wavelength observations of the galaxies and the CGM, and/or improve smaller-scale physical models of the ISM, feedback and the CGM.

The successful candidate will collaborate closely with the observational team lead by Dr. Cicone at the ITA, in particular on the submm/mm emissions from gas in the ISM/CGM. The candidate will also have opportunities to participate in the CO Mapping Array Pathfinder (COMAP) and the Euclid collaborations, and to develop her/his own projects.

Candidates with any of the following expertise are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • 1) numerical galaxy formation;
  • 2) star formation, stellar and AGN feedback;
  • 3) numerical radiative transfer;
  • 4) magnetohydrodynamics and/or cosmic ray physics;
  • 5) expertise on creating and analyzing synthetic observations of the CGM (absorption and emissions) from simulations;  

In selection, weight will be given to the documented research potential of the candidates.

The main purpose of a postdoctoral fellowship is to provide the candidates with enhanced skills to pursue a scientific top position within or beyond academia. To promote a strategic career path, all postdoctoral research fellows are required to submit a professional development plan no later than one month after commencement of the postdoctoral period.

Qualification requirements

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.

  • Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in astronomy, astrophysics or a related field. Appointment is dependent on the defence of the doctoral thesis being approved, if it has not been held by the application deadline.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English

We offer

  • Salary NOK 523 200 – 605 500 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (position code 1352)
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement
  • Professionally stimulating working environment
  • Vibrant international academic environment
  • Postdoctoral development programmes
  • Oslo’s family-friendly surroundings with their rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include:

  • Cover letter (statement of motivation, summarizing scientific work and research interest)
  • Research statement, detailing possible research projects and how they will benefit from participating in Dr. Shen’s research group
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities)
  • List of Publications
  • Copies of educational certificates
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number).
  • 2-3 letters of references, sent directly to Sijing Shen, e-mail given below    

The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system, please follow the link “apply for this job”. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the documented, academic qualifications, the research statement, as well as the candidate’s motivation and personal suitability. Interviews with the best qualified candidates will be arranged.

It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to complete the project in the course of the period of employment.

Formal regulations

Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Oslo.

According to the Norwegian Freedom and Information Act (Offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results etc.

The University of Oslo aims to achieve a balanced gender composition in the workforce and to recruit people with ethnic minority backgrounds.

Contact information

Associate Professor Sijing Shen, phone: +47 228 56547, e-mail: sijing.shen@astro.uio.no

For technical questions regarding the application system, please contact HR Adviser Elin Thoresen, +47 22 85 71 96, e-mail: elin.thoresen@mn.uio.no

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About the University of Oslo 

The University of Oslo is Norway’s oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society.

The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. It presently has 11 permanent professors/associate professors. The Institute employs some 15-20 postdoctoral and senior research fellows and has of order 15-20 Ph.D. students. The research activity of the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics is concentrated around solar physics, cosmology and extragalactic astrophysics.

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Deadline

15th December 2019

Post expires on Sunday December 15th, 2019