One position as PhD Research Fellow in Digital Innovation is available in the Section for Digitalization at the Department of Informatics. The candidate will be affiliated with the “Digital innovation” research group. The group's main research focus is to produce and disseminate new knowledge on digital transformation and its consequences for individuals, organizations, and societies.
No one can be appointed for more than one PhD Research Fellowship period at the University of Oslo. Starting date no later than 1 October, 2023.
The fellowship period is 3 years. A fourth year may be considered with a workload of 25 % that may consist of teaching, supervision duties, and/or research assistance. This is dependent upon the qualification of the applicant and the current needs of the department.More about the position
We are looking for a highly motivated candidate interested in developing and conducting research on the topic of digital twins. Digital twins are digital solutions that recreate real physical assets in digital format and are being increasingly used across industries with an intent of enabling organizations to optimize and reduce the time, costs, and efforts of operating and maintaining their assets. Specific areas of interest within the context of digital twins include data sharing and exchange, emergence of digital innovation, and sustainability.
We ask applicants to provide a 3-page project proposal describing what she or he would like to specifically focus on during PhD, within the outlined above research directions.
The Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo is the oldest and largest in Norway and is consistently ranked as one of the top institutions in the field of Computer Science in the world. Faculty members conduct research at the highest international level and publish their work in top academic journals. The candidate will be affiliated with the “Digital Innovation” research group. The group aims to produce novel theoretical understanding of the digitalization phenomena as well as to provide various stakeholder groups such as designers, IT leaders, and governments with concrete and practical advice and solutions to guide their digitalization efforts. The candidate is expected to contribute to the broader research environment at the Department by participating in various research activities and disseminating findings at local and international research seminars, workshops, conferences etc.Qualification requirements
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition to be among Europe's leading communities for research, education and innovation. Candidate for this fellowship will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
The following will be regarded beneficial in the selection process:
The norm is as follows:
The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.
For more information see: https:// www. uio.no/english/research/phd/
https:// www. mn.uio.no/english/research/phd/We offer
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The application with attachments must be delivered in our electronic recruiting system (please follow the link “Apply for this job”). Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please note that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.
Applicants may be called in for an interview.Formal regulations
Please see the guidelines and regulations for appointments to Research Fellowships at the University of Oslo.
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Inclusion and diversity are a strength. 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.
If there are qualified applicants with disabilities, employment gaps or immigrant background, we will invite at least one applicant from each of these categories to an interview.Contact information
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The University of Oslo is Norway's oldest and highest rated institution of research and education with 28 000 students and 7000 employees. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society.
The Department of Informatics (IFI) is one of nine departments belonging to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. IFI is Norway's largest university department for general education and research in Computer Science and related topics.
The Department has more than 1800 students on bachelor level, 600 master students, and over 240 PhDs and postdocs. The overall staff of the Department is close to 370 employees, about 280 of these in full time positions. The full time tenured academic staff is 75, mostly Full/Associate Professors.Deadline
12th February 2023Employer
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