FW: Post-Doc Research Fellowship (South Asian or East Asian Studies) in Oslo

Lars Martin Fosse lmfosse at GETMAIL.NO
Sun Oct 5 09:04:14 UTC 2008

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From: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Ute Huesken
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Subject: Post-Doc Research Fellowship (South Asian or East Asian Studies) in

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (South Asian or East Asian Studies)

is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages,
Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo

The successful candidates should in her/his research project work on a topic
related to culture, history, religion, language and/or society in South Asia
or East Asia. The necessary language competence to carry out the project
must be documented. The applicant?s post-doctoral research project should
preferably be related to one of the ongoing research projects at the

For research projects at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental
Languages see:

The fellowship is for 4 years, out of which 25% is spent on duties for the
department. These duties may include teaching and administrative work and
will include acquiring formal basic university pedagogical competence.

Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in a
relevant field.  The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is
to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their

Applicants must submit a project description, including a schedule of
activities. It is to be assumed that the project will be completed within
the 4-year period.

The appointee will be expected to engage with existing research groups in
the Faculty of Humanities and to contribute to the further development of
the scholarly community.

We are looking for strongly motivated and competent candidates, with high
academic qualifications in the relevant area of research.

Short listed applicants may be invited for an interview at the University of

Guidelines for appointments to post-doctoral research fellowships at the
University of Oslo may be obtained at

The University of Oslo aims to recruit more women in academic positions.
Women are encouraged to apply. The University of Oslo also aims to recruit
more employees of ethnic minorities to Norway in academic positions.

The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure
rights to research results a.o.

For further information, contact:
Rune Svarverud, director of research IKOS, phone: (47)22856982, e-mail:
rune.svarverud at ikos.uio.
Anne Stovner, research coordinator IKOS, phone: (+47)22855934, e-mail:
a.s.stovner at ikos.uio.no.

Government wage scale: 57-62 (NOK 435 700 ? 477 800 per annum, depending on
level of expertise)

Closing date for applications: 15 November 2008

Ref.no: 2008/15659

Applications must include four copies of

-          a letter of application describing qualifications

-          project proposal (maximum 10 pages)

-          CV (including list of publications) and educational certificates

The applicants must also submit three copies of the doctoral dissertation
and up to three other relevant published works.

Applications may be written in Norwegian or English. Please mark
applications with reference number and send to The Faculty of Humanities,
P.O. box 1079 Blindern, 03l6 Oslo, Norway.

Ute Huesken
Professor of Sanskrit
Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages University of Oslo
Faculty of Humanities P.O. Box 1010 Blindern
N-0315 Oslo

Room 387, P.A. Munch's Building
phone: +47 22 85 48 16
telefax: +47 22 85 48 28
ute.huesken at ikos.uio.no

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