A full-time PhD research fellowship position in Early Christian Studies is available at the Faculty of Theology, University of Oslo in Norway. International students are eligible for this PhD fellowship. Applicants must have a relevant Master’s degree or Cand.theol.-degree, or a corresponding type of degree or education. The appointment is for a period of 4 years and tentative starting date is 1st January 2014. Fellowship covers salary, professional development in a stimulating academic environment, attractive welfare benefits. Application deadline is 1st November 2013.. NEWCONT is an ERC-funded research project that focuses on the Coptic Nag Hammadi Codices in the context of Christianity and monasticism in the fourth and fifth centuries. It is a project that seeks to increase our knowledge of early Christianity and monasticism and the historical reception of the Bible. For further information on the NEWCONT-project, see the project’s WebPages. The proposed PhD-project should be relevant to the NEWCONT-project, with which the successful applicant will be in close collaboration. Proposals focusing on the history and theology of Christianity in the fourth and fifth centuries are especially welcome. The working language is English, and the PhD-dissertation should be written in English. The appointment is for a period of 4 years. 75 percent of the position is allocated to the Candidate’s research training, while 25 percent is allocated to required duties. The required duties comprise teaching, research assistance, etc. The purpose of the PhD Research Fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation (monograph) to be defended at a public defense for the doctoral degree. The successful candidate will be automatically accepted to the research-training program (PhD-program) at the Faculty of Theology. The PhD-project should also contribute to the development of the prioritized research areas of the Faculty (see the complete description of the areas), and the Faculty’s research groups.. This fellowship is for pursuing PhD research level at University of Oslo in Norway. The research areas of this scholarship are:
Not providedWho can apply to this scholarship?
•A relevant Master’s degree or Cand.theol.
· degree, or a corresponding type of degree or education. Emphasis will also be placed on the following in the assessment of the applicants: •The quality of the project description, and its relevance to the NEWCONT
· project •Academic and personal ability to complete the project within the given time
· frame •Ability and willingness to cooperate with other researchers in a team •Good communication skills in English •A working knowledge of one or more of the following ancient languages: Coptic, Greek, Latin, Syriac
· Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the principal investigator of the NEWCONT
· project, Hugo Lundhaug, to get feedback on the development of the project.Benefits of the scholarship:
•Salary grade 50-53 (NOK 416.600-438.000) per year, depending on qualifications •Professional development in a stimulating academic environment •Attractive welfare benefits.
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