Doctoral Research Fellowship: Science Fictionality 604 views

The Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages at University of Oslo (UiO) has one Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Global Culture Studies.

About the project:
  • The PhD fellow will take part in the NFR funded project SCIENCE FICTIONALITY, led by Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay.
  • The project studies contemporary science fiction and speculative fiction (SF) from a global perspective.
  • The project collaborates with and shares the principles of the Oslo School of Environmental Humanities.
  • The PhD fellow will be connected to a specific work package within the project and will be supervised by the project leader.
  • The PhD fellow can choose one of these options for their research topic: a) a Nordic SF tradition; b) a non-Anglophone SF tradition; or c) a comparative study of multiple European SF traditions.
  • Applicants working on Nordic SF materials may be given preference. Transmedial and interdisciplinary research may also be given preference.
  • The PhD fellow will start on 1 November 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  • The appointment is for duration of 3 years.


  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in ANY discipline but applicants should be conversant with relevant theories in SF studies.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with empirical knowledge or personal engagement with SF arts or SF fandom communities.
  • Applicant must possess fluency (oral and written) in communication skills in English, and fluency in the languages of the materials they will research on.

How to apply:

Apply online and the application must include:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position
  • CV (with a list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities, including a complete list of publications)
  • Transcript of records of your Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Applicants with education from a foreign university must attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project (3 – 5 pages, see Template for project descriptions)
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization University of Oslo (UiO)
Country Norway
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 15th August 2020

Company Information
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  • Address Norway
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