Doctoral Research Fellowships (incl. Islam and the Islamic World), University of Oslo

Posted on February 15, 2008


A — A position as doctoral research fellow in Islam and the Islamic World is available at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oslo successful candidates should in her/his research project work on a topic related to Islam and the Islamic world. Applicants should document necessary language competence to carry out the project. The applicant’s doctoral research project should preferably be related to one of the ongoing research projects at the department (see

The position is available for a period of three years. Candidates who are accepted must participate in the researcher education programme (cf. regulations and supplementary provisions for the faculty’s researcher education). Research fellows will have their workplace and academic contact person at the relevant Department.

Government wage scale: 43-50 (from NOK 358 800 to NOK 367 800)

Closing date for applications: 14 March 2008

The University of Oslo also has a goal of recruiting more immigrants to Norway in academic positions. Immigrants are encouraged to apply.

For requirements and further details, see

B — Apart from the earmarked position in Islam, the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Oslo is announcing up to 25 doctoral research fellowships open for all disciplines. with 1 April 2008 being the closing date for application.

Requirements and conditions are similar to the position in Islam described above. The detailed announcement of these positions is currently available in Norwegian only at <>, but interested candidates are encouraged to contact possible supervisors at the University of Oslo and will be able to obtain further information and guidance from them:

Albrecht Hofheinz
Associate Professor, Dept. of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages
University of Oslo