Research Fellowships in Economics at University of Oslo in Norway, 2014

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics in the University of Oslo is offering 3-4 Research Fellow positions/Grants for doctoral studies. The appointments are for a period of 3-4 years, depending on the teaching load. Research Fellows are expected to participate in the Faculty’s doctoral programme, with the aim of completing a doctoral degree within the appointment period. A good command of English is required of all applicants. Application deadline is March 1, 2014.. 3-4 Research Fellow positions/Grants for doctoral studies are available at the Department of Economics. The appointments are for a period of 3-4 years, depending on the teaching load. Research Fellows are expected to participate in the Faculty’s doctoral programme, with the aim of completing a doctoral degree within the appointment period. 1 position is associated with ERC Advanced Grant of Professor Kjetil Storesletten. The Macroeconomics of Inequality, Development and the Welfare State. 2-3 position are not linked to specific topics or research projects, and the student can choose his/her own project freely..  The fellowships are available for pursuing doctoral level at the University of Oslo in Norway.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? A 2
· year Master’s degree, the degree of cand.oecon, a Norwegian hovedfag or an equivalent qualification in economics is required. Candidates completing their master’s degrees (or equivalent) in the spring semester 2014 before August 1, 2014, may apply.
· For candidates with education from an institution outside the European Economic Area/the European Union or Switzerland a recent score from the general GRE test is required as part of the documentation of qualifications. The Department of Economics does not accept the GMAT tests to substitute the GRE. A good command of English is required of all applicants. International students must document their proficiency in English by taking either TOEFL
· or IELTS
· test.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The fellowships will provide: -Pay grade 52-56 (NOK 435 100 – 465 300 per annum) for Research Fellowships. -Academically stimulating working environment.. -Good pension benefits under the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund scheme. -Good welfare benefits (e.g. maternity leave). -Students will be provided with their own office space and will have access to all the facilities of the department.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  Fellowships are offered for a period of 3-4 years, depending on the teaching load. Research Fellows are expected to participate in the Faculty’s doctoral programme, with the aim of completing a doctoral degree within the appointment period.
Number of scholarships:  3-4 Research Fellow positions/Grants for doctoral studies are available at the Department of Economics.

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