1 position as PhD Research Fellow (position code 1017) is available at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo. The Department is the leading research and educational institution in criminology and sociology of law in Norway. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The candidate must be qualified for admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Law. Read about the PhD programme here.
The selected candidate will automatically be admitted to the PhD programme of the Faculty of Law. The candidate is expected to be an active participant in and contributor to the research environment at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law and take part in one of the many multidisciplinary research groups at the Faculty of LawMore about the position
The fellowship runs for three years without teaching duties, or four years with 25 % compulsory teaching duties. A four year fellowship requires that the candidate can contribute to the current teaching needs of the Faculty of Law.
The Department would in particular welcome applicants that can take on teaching obligations connected to our compulsory courses. Teaching must be done in a Scandinavian language, or, in a limited number of courses, in English..Qualification requirements and personal skills
Applicants must present a proposal for a research project of 5-10 pages, with relevance to the development of criminology and/or sociology of law. The proposed project should combine theoretical and empirical ambitions with feasibility.
In the evaluation of candidates, emphasis will be placed on the quality of the research proposal in addition to the candidates' academic and personal qualifications, particularly in relation to their ability to conduct the proposed project within the allotted time.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to interview for the position, either in person or via a digital platform.
The candidates are evaluated by an assessment committee. The committee ranks the applicants based on the criteria indicated above and interviews with short-listed candidates. A separate interview committee may be set down. The final decision is taken by the Faculty's appointment board.We offer
The application must include
The application with attachments must be handed in via our electronic recruitment system, see the “Apply for this job”-link.
Please remember that both the application, project proposal and all other materials must be in English or a Scandinavian language.Formal regulations
Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Doctoral research fellowships at the University of Oslo.
According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information Act (offentleglova) information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, also in cases where the applicant has requested non-disclosure.
The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results.
Inclusion and diversity are goals in the Faculty's strategy. The University of Oslo has a personnel policy objective of achieving a balanced gender composition. Furthermore, we want employees with diverse professional expertise, life experience and perspectives. We will make adjustments for employees who require this.
If there are qualified applicants with disabilities, employment gaps or immigrant backgrounds, we will invite at least one applicant from each of these categories to an interview.Contact information
For information about the position: Head of Department Helene O. I. Gundhus, phone: + 47 41 52 33 51, e-mail: [email protected]
Regarding questions about recruitment system and process: HR Adviser Andreas Mobråthen, e-mail: [email protected]About the University of Oslo
The University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and highest ranked educational and research institution, with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. With its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally recognised research communities, UiO is an important contributor to society.
The Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law is situated at the Faculty of Law. The Department is Norway's only department for research and education in Criminology and Sociology of Law. Research, teaching and dissemination activities within both fields are at the highest international level. The Department has about 45 employees and 500 students.Deadline
27th April 2023Employer
University of OsloMunicipality
Fulltime (1 positions) Fulltime (%)Duration
Fixed TermPlace of service