Ph.D. fellowship position related to gender inclusive innovation ecosystems
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Ph.D. fellowship position related to gender inclusive innovation ecosystems

Norway 03 Mar 2021

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Deadline
03 Mar 2021
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Opportunity type
PhD
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The Faculty of Technology, Art, and Design announces one Ph.D. scholarship position affiliated with the Horizon 2020 funded project EQUALS-EU Europe’s Regional Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age.

EQUALS-EU is aims to give more women access to technology, digital skills and leadership positions. The ambition is also to promote justice and equality, as well as build capacity through multilateral partnerships and create smart, sustainable and inclusive social innovation ecosystems in local communities in the Global North and South. The starting point of the project is to increase the participation of women in research and innovation in order to promote digital inclusion. The project will help to build gender inclusive innovation ecosystems that can cultivate a new generation of female inventors. It will also address the economic, social and cultural roots of gender inequality that affect education, employment and social life. More specifically, Equals EU will for example initiate 24 new start-ups led by women that may become innovators and leaders. This requires bringing together diverse stakeholders to build capacity and forge new networks. These networks will produce available, accessible, affordable, useable, secure and sustainable information and communications technology (ICT) that is for everyone.

Area of research

We are looking for original research and innovation projects of high quality. In this announcement, we are specifically looking for projects that contribute to the development of knowledge about gender and its role in creating more inclusive innovation ecosystems.

The Ph.D. fellowship position is a 100% position for three years, with the possibility to extend to 4 years if we find the right candidate, available from 15.06.2021. The successful applicant should have the goal to complete the Ph.D. program within this time frame and receive a Ph.D. For the right candidate. If hired for four years, the position will include 25% teaching/ supervision.

Applicants must submit a Ph.D. project description. The Ph.D. project description must be in English.

Required qualifications and terms:

Applicants with a PhD in the same or similar areas of expertise will not be considered.

When assessing and ranking the qualified applicants, emphasis will be placed on:


Desired qualifications:

Oslo Metropolitan University strives to ensure that our employees reflect the diversity of the population of the region. We work continuously to further develop Oslo Metropolitan University as an inclusive workplace, and to adapt the workplace in order to ensure everyone can participate in working life equally. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, also those who have experienced periods without work, education or training.

Expert committee and documentation requirements

Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. In order to be considered for the position you must upload the following documents together with your online application by the final date for the application:

The following applicants are exempt from the abovementioned language requirements:

All the documents must be written in English or a Scandinavian language. Documents (for instance diplomas and transcript of grades) issued in a different language than English or one of the Nordic languages, must be translated into one of the Nordic languages or English. Translations must be conducted by a government authorized translator. Originals must be presented if you are invited for an interview. OsloMet performs document inspections in order to give you as a candidate a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

Note also that failure to upload one or more of the above-mentioned documents will result in your application being rejected without further consideration.


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The salary for the Ph.D. fellowship position is in accordance with the pay scale for Norwegian state employees, job title and position code. PhD and position code 1017. State salary wage scale 54, 482 200 NOK per year.

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