The Department of Criminology and Sociology, Faculty of Law at University of Oslo (UiO) has a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Criminology to undertake research as part of the project “Bodies of Evidence”. The project is funded by the Norwegian Research Council. The candidate will work closely together with project leader Mareile Kaufmann. The period of appointment runs for three or four years.
- Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree (PhD) in criminology or other relevant Social Science background.
- The doctoral dissertation must have been submitted for evaluation by the closing date. Appointment is dependent on the public defense of the doctoral thesis being approved.
- Applicants must submit a project description of 5 -10 pages explaining how they would tackle their research task in the given time period. The candidate must have training in qualitative methods and an interest in theory.
- The project language is English and the applicants should have an excellent command of the English language, written and spoken. A good command of a Scandinavian language is also an advantage, though not a condition.
How to apply:
Apply online and the application must include:
- A cover letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position.
- Curriculum Vitae with grades listed (with a list of education, positions, teaching experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activities).
- Complete list of publications.
- Up to five previous academic works that the applicant wishes to be considered. If work is written by several authors, the division of work between them must be documented with the co-author’s declaration.
- A project description of 5-10 pages, including a description of the theoretical background, the aims, methodologies with suggestions for informants or entry points for case studies, and reflections about potential ethical challenges. The proposal must clearly demonstrate how the research will contribute towards the work conducted in Bodies of Evidence. The applicant should present a publication strategy for the research done within the project.
- Copies of educational certificates (PhD and MA). 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.
- Names and contact details for at least two reference persons.
|Organization||University of Oslo (UiO)|
|Subject areas||Social Science, Criminology|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||15th June 2021|