Arctic Governance: Doctoral Research Fellowship 996 views

One PhD Research Fellowship (Doctoral) within Arctic Governance is available in the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning (ISS) at The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)

Duration: The appointment is for a period of 4 years (fixed term position).

Qualification requirements:

  • Applicant must have master’s degree in political science with a B/B+ (North American grading system) or above average grade, or the same grades in another relevant social science subjects.
  • Applicant must be English proficient with excellent written and spoken skills.
  • Ideal candidate must have background of one or a combination of: governance/security studies; international/regional governance; Arctic; legal reform; indigenous studies.
  • The candidate will ideally have a command of the Russian language (fluent enough to read, write, and converse). This is not a firm requirement though Russian skills will be preferred.
  • Personal suitability will be emphasized.


  • Submit applications online (applications via e-mail will not be accepted). The application must include the following:
  • letter of application
  • project proposal
  • CV (describing education, supervised professional training and professional work)
  • Grade transcript from Bachelor’s degree or equivalent till Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • 2-3 academic references with contact details (name, relation to applicant, e-mail address and phone number)
  • Master`s Thesis; other works (published or unpublished)
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Norway
Subject areas Sociology, Political Science, Community Planning
Fellowship amount varies
Eligibility Open for all nationalities
Deadline 11 September 2016

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