PhD Fellowship in Criminology and/or Sociology of Law, Norway

The University of Oslo in Norway annually offers a PhD Fellowship for studying Criminology and/or Sociology of Law. This PhD fellowship available for local students with no ethnicity requirements. The fellowship will be given for period of up to 4 years, with teaching constituting 25 % of the workload. Successful applicants will receive salary up to 483 700,- NOK per year plus other interesting benefits. The next submission deadline is 29 January 2016.

Fellowship Description
In 2015, up to two positions available PhD Research Fellow (SKO 1017) are available at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law. The Department is the leading educational and research institution in criminology and sociology of law in Norway. The purpose of the Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The selected candidates will automatically be admitted to the faculty’s PhD programme.

Award Value
Each of the selected fellow may expect to receive the benefits as follow:

  • A stimulating working environment
  • Salary level LT 50 – 57 (430.500 – 483.700 NOK per year)
  • Pension agreement with the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Excellent welfare benefits

Level and Area of Studies
PhD research in Criminology and/or Sociology of Law.

Place of Study
At the University of Oslo, Norway

Eligibility and Criteria
The main requirement of this fellowship is that the candidates must hold a master’s degree in criminology or sociology of law, or in an equivalent field.

Applicants’ Nationality
Norway students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
This fellowship can be applied online. Please bear in mind to provide all of the following compulsory documents:

  • A letter of application
  • A project proposal (5 pages) which must include a description of the topic and how it fits with the aim of MIGMA, relevant theory and methods and a realistic time-line. Applicants are expected to be able to complete the project during the appointment period. If the project requires fieldwork/data collection, costs must be calculated and presented in a budget.
  • CV with full summary of education, practice and academic work. The period of enrolment (admission-completion) in the master’s study programme must be specified.
  • Academic transcripts (university degrees only)
  • Master’s thesis. Please note that your thesis must be uploaded and registered as an «Attachment» in the electronic application
  • Complete list of publications and any academic work

Submission Deadline
29 January 2016

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