A fulltime post-doctoral research fellowship is available at VID Specialized University within the Faculty of Health Studies. The fellowship is part of The Citizen’s Project (CitPro): Everyday Citizenship for Persons in Vulnerable Situations co-led by Professors Ruth Bartlett and Inger Marie Lid and funded by VID Specialized University research excellence initiative.
The stipulated length for this position is 3 years.
The main task of the fellowship will be to work independently on a topic related to the CitPro project. This may include topics related to persons with intellectual and /or cognitive disabilities such as dementia, everyday citizenship, cultural citizenship, service innovation, spirituality, and inclusive research. The person appointed will also be expected to participate in the coordination of project activities in collaboration with Professors Bartlett and Lid and other members of the CitPro team
The position will be part of the Centre of Diaconia and Professional Practice but will also cooperate with the Faculty of Health Studies. The work place will be located in Oslo or Stavanger.
The appointment is to be made in accordance with the regulations in force concerning national guidelines for appointment as PhD, postdoctor and research assistant.
A postdoctoral research fellowship is a qualification position in which the main objective is qualification for work in academic positions. Completion of a Norwegian doctoral degree or corresponding foreign doctoral degree recognized as equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree is required.
Requirements for the position:
The following are also desirable:
In an overall assessment of the applicants, emphasis is put on personal qualifications, relevant competence and research experience.
Diversity is one of the characteristics of a good working environment. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, regardless of gender, functional abilities and cultural background. The person appointed must be loyal to the aims and values of VID Specialized University.
The applicant must submit a project description of up to 3,000 words (reference list not included) where he/she accounts for:
The project description must be written in English or a Scandinavian language. VID focuses on strengthening the cooperation between international educational- and research institutions, and expects applicants to indicate plans for studies abroad during the appointed period.
Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. Emphasis will be given to the relevance and quality of the project description, PhD Thesis, quality of the Master’s Thesis or thesis at second degree level , publications or research and development experience, or R&D-experience in the last 3-5 years. VID will also do a reference check on relevant applicants, and we ask that the application includes 2-3 names of people we can contact for a professional reference.
Emphasis will also be placed on the interview with the applicant (in person or per skype). The person who is appointed must be loyal to and work in accordance with the aims and values of VID and submit to current laws, regulations, guidelines and agreements applying to the position.
Applicants from non-Scandinavian countries who do not have a university degree from an English-speaking country must submit results from a TOEFL test, with a minimum of 550 points (80 points on the Internet).
Please upload the application, CV, diplomas, transcripts, diploma supplements and project description (maximum 3,000 words, reference list not included) through the «Apply here» link above. It is the full responsibility of the applicant to submit a complete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Diploma supplements for non-Norwegian diplomas must be included when relevant. Documents in other languages than English or Norwegian, must include an official translation as well. If you have documents that cannot be sent electronically, please contact the HR-department, by Astrid Nøss Olsen, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or +47 22 96 38 88.
Application deadline: 10 January, 2020.
Starting date: 1 August, 2020 or by agreement.
A sorting committee will select the applications to be assessed by the expert committee. Please note that applicants not selected for expert assessment will not receive a written evaluation of the project description. The decision of the sorting committee will not be distributed.
Applicants who are invited for interviews must submit certified copies of diplomas, grade transcripts and certificates. Overseas applicants will be invited for a Skype interview.
For further information about the position or guidance related to the project draft, please contact the Professor Ruth Bartlett at email@example.com or Professor Inger Marie Lid at +47 41539541
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VID Specialized University is a private, accredited specialized university. Our slogan is “Committed to humanity - locally and globally”.
VID has approximately 4,500 students, 470 employees and campuses in Bergen, Oslo, Sandnes, Stavanger and Tromsø.
VID Specialized University undertakes education and research in the fields of health and social sciences, educational science, management, diaconia and theology. The University offers approximately 50 study programmes at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD levels, and our objective is to develop as a national institution through regional cooperation.Meer informatie
|Titel||Post-doctor in Citizenship and Disability studies|
|Employer||VID Specialized University|
|Job location||Diakonveien 14-18, 0370 Oslo|
|Gepubliceerd||oktober 18, 2019|
|Sluitingsdatum||januari 10, 2020|
|Vakgebieden||Gezondheidseconomie,   Onderzoek naar beperkingen,   Welzijneconomie,   Gezondheidswetenschappen (Health Science),   Sociaal onderzoek,   Cognitieve psychologie,   Cultuurwetenschappen  |