Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory, Norway 2019

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy or Legal Theory, Norway 2019

Postdoctoral Fellowships 2019PluriCourts is delighted to offer up to two 2 year postdoctoral fellowships in political philosophy or legal theory, studying international courts and tribunals (ICs). International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

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

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Political Philosophy

Scholarship Description

Degree Level

Fellowships are available to pursue postdoctoral programme.

Available Subject

Fellowships are awarded in political philosophy or legal theory, studying international courts and tribunals (ICs). The postdoctoral researchers will study ICs in one or more of the issue areas addressed by PluriCourts: human rights, trade, international criminal courts, the environment, law of the sea, or the International Court of Justice.T

Scholarship Benefits

Fellowships will cover the following:

  • Salary based on salary level (NOK 490 900 – 569 000)
  • An academically stimulating working environment
  • Favorable pension arrangement
  • Attractive welfare arrangements

Scholarship Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree (PhD) in law or a PhD in philosophy or political theory. To be eligible, the applicant must have submitted his/her doctoral dissertation for evaluation by the closing date. The doctoral degree must have been received prior to taking up the position.
  • Proficiency in English is required. Applicants who are not native speakers of English must document their proficiency in English.
  • In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on
    o the quality of the project description and how it contributes to PluriCourts’ research plan, and
    o the assumed academic and personal ability on the part of the candidates to complete the project within the given time frame, as evidenced by the application.
  • Applicants are requested to submit the PhD dissertation or equivalent academic material and up to 50 pages of other published works if the applicant regards these as relevant. If the publications are written by more than one author, the applicant’s role must be documented with a co-author declaration.
  • The successful candidate is expected to live and work in Oslo during the project period and participate in common activities at the Centre, such as book editing, writing grant applications, lecturing at seminars among others.

Eligible Nationalities

International students are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

Application Process

Submissions

  • A letter of application
  • A project proposal (maximum 3 pages) which shows how the project will contribute
    to PluriCourts’ research plan and a time schedule for the planned work.
  • CV in English (maximum 2 pages) summarizing education, positions, pedagogical
    experience, administrative experience, and any other qualifying activity.
    A complete list of published and unpublished works. If a co-authored work is
    included, the applicant’s role must be made clear.
  • Copies of educational certificates and diplomas. Foreign diplomas must be provided
    in the original language as well as in an English translation. Foreign applicants are
    advised to attach an explanation of their university grading system.
  • The PhD dissertation or equivalent academic material and up to 50 pages of other
    published works if the applicant regards these as relevant. If the publications are
    written by more than one author, the applicant’s role must be documented with a coauthor declaration. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a
    Scandinavian language, if no other agreement has been made by the Faculty of
    Law.
  • Copies of grades and transcripts. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an
    explanation of their university’s grading system
  • Names and contact details of at least two references.

Application Deadline

Fellowship application deadline is November 1, 2019.

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