Ph.D. fellowship positions at Oslo Business School

Ph.D. fellowship positions at Oslo Business School

Norway 22 Aug 2021


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22 Aug 2021
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About the positions

Oslo Business School at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) has available up to four fully funded positions as Research Fellow. The positions are not associated with specific research projects and applicants can formulate their own ideas for a research project based on the Business School's research areas. The accepted fellows will be admitted to the newly established Ph.D. program in social science at OsloMet, in the profile Business Administration, Innovation and Governance. The Ph.D. students/research fellows are supervised by the highly qualified faculty of the Business School and applicants are encouraged to contact faculty to discuss potential research projects. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the School's research fields and relevant areas of specialization.

Candidates must outline a project that can be connected to one or more of the Business School's research areas, which are organised as five academic units:

Read more about the research areas and possible Ph.D. project and contact persons on webpage.

Read more about Oslo Business School

Read more about the Ph.D. program in Social Science

Main duties of the position

The purpose of the position is to complete a research project leading to a doctorate degree. The research fellow will be employed at Oslo Business School and be part of one of the five academic units.

The research fellowship period is for three years. Depending on area of research and the wishes of those employed in the position, a fellowship for a total of four years (including 25% teaching duties connected to the department's study programmes) may be considered. 

Qualification requirements

To be considered for this position you must have

All applicants should provide a project proposal (in English or Norwegian) consisting of 6-10 pages, giving a detailed description of their planned research. The research proposal will be an important part of the assessment, and must demonstrate how the project will lead to a doctoral degree within the designated period. The project’s relevance to the doctoral programme, and the Business School's academic profile (with respect to finding a good supervisor-supervisee match) will also be taken into consideration. You can read more about the requirements for the project plan.

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

Other factors that can be an asset:

Acceptance to the Ph.D. programme in social science at OsloMet is a prerequisite for starting the position as research fellow. Applications for the programme will be submitted after the hiring process has been completed.

It is expected that the research fellows have their daily place of work at the university's campus in Oslo during the fellowship period. 

We can offer you

Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway

OsloMet seeks to reflect the population of our region, and all qualified candidates are welcome to apply. We make active efforts to further develop OsloMet as an inclusive workplace and to adapt the workplace if required. You are also welcome to apply for a position with us if you have experienced periods where you have not been in work, education or training.

Other information

If you would like more information about the position, feel free to contact:

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

If you wish to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.

Expert evaluation

An expert committee will assess applicants. You must upload the following documents together with your application by the final date for applications:

You must upload all of these documents. Original documents and valid passport 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.

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. The application must state your reasons for applying to the project and what makes you particularly qualified to carry out this PhD work.

Deadline for applications:      22.08.21

Ref.:                                        21/05054

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