Fellowship – Analysis of tools for conversion to green energy, The Faculty of Humanities, NTNU – Norwegian University of Science and Technology

At the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture is a research fellow position associated with the theme changing to green energy. Within this thematic area will fellow’s research deal with the use and non-use of different types of quantitative models and forecasts in politics and public administration to study how such tools are used, for what purpose and under what conditions. The purpose is to examine the knowledge base for the development of Norwegian climate and energy policy, with emphasis on the role of different types of quantitative models play in this context. The project will be specified in cooperation between the student and the supervisors.

Work Nature: Fellow position is 3 years. There is an assumption that the appointee has his work at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture. Applicants must have passed the master’s degree in interdisciplinary cultural studies / trials in knowledge, technology and society or of other humanities or social science subjects that are relevant to the project. D an emphasis will be placed on the program is completed successfully and within the prescribed time. It is desirable to have knowledge of humanistic / social studies of environmentally friendly energy, climate and energy policy, and the use of knowledge in policy and management. Experience from empirical studies with a qualitative approach would also be advantageous.The person to be appointed must be able to read Norwegian documents.

The department has a dynamic and social research with many research fellows and researchers working on similar topics. We are particularly interested in applicants who have an interest in research and participation in multi- and interdisciplinary research. The grantee will also be linked to the Centre for sustainable energy studies (CenSES) which is one of a total of 11 centers for environmentally friendly energy in Norway. More information about CenSES found on the website: http://www.ntnu.no/censes .

The successful applicant must complete the PhD program in Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture in the period of 3 years. The period divided by ½ year of coursework part of the program and 2 ½ years to completion of a PhD project.

Appointments are made ​​according to current regulations and guidelines for appointment as a research fellow at universities and colleges. The contract will be signed for the appointment. For more detailed information, see the website http://www.ntnu.no/hf/forskerutdanning .

Further information,

please contact Professor Marianne Ryghaug, email: marianne.ryghaug@ntnu.no ,

tel.73 59 82 27 or

professor Knut H. Sørensen,

email: knut.sorensen@ntnu.no ,

tel. 91 89 73 65.

The application with attachments shall be marked with jnr. HF-15-015 and sent electronically via the Jobs database Job Norway, URL http://www.jobbnorge.no .Attachments will be transcripts, resume and any list of publications.   Hovedoppgaver or other relevant work should not be submitted, but the applicant may be asked to submit such works later.

Deadline 15 August 2015.

For applicants who are considered for the appointment, you will be asked for references and conducted interviews. Applications sent by post will not be considered.

The national labor force should as far as possible reflect the diversity in society and exploit the potential of the population’s overall competencies. Qualified candidates with different education, work and life experience are encouraged to apply for jobs in the state.

Fellowships are paid the main Norwegian state stillingskode 1017, A grades 20, option 8, starting in ltr. 50, gross NOK 430 200, – pr. years. This amount will be deducted 2% contribution to the National Pension Fund.