PhD Position in Historical Studies
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim), Department of Historical Studies, offers a full-time 3-year PhD position within the project "The Fate of Nations, Natural Resources and historical development 1880-2015", funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR). The PhD candidate will work with Professor Jonas Scherner. The department also hosts several other research projects which examine different aspects of the international political economy of natural resources. The PhD candidate will thus be part of a research team of 12-14 historians.
The PhD will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the raw material policy of Great Britain during the interwar period.
We encourage applicants with research backgrounds in history, especially within economic or political history, to apply for this PhD position.
To receive a full description of the research project, please contact Professor Jonas Scherner (email@example.com). Any other inquiries concerning the post should also be directed to him.
The application is to be handed in electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no marked with HF-17-038, with attachments (preferably gathered in one document):
The successful applicants must participate in and complete the PhD programme in Historical and Cultural Studies within the period of the appointment. The Faculty of Humanities hosts 4 PhD programmes. Information about The PhD education programme can be found at http://www.ntnu.edu/hf/research/postgraduate.
The following attachments must be sent electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no:
- A research proposal of maximum 5 pages
- Scanned copies of certificates (originals must be produced at the interview)
- list of publications
If some of the attachments cannot be sent electronically, one copy should be sent by regular mail. The envelope must be marked with the reference number HF-17-38 and sent to NTNU, Faculty of Humanities, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway.
Applicants that are considered for the positions will be asked for references and invited to an interview.
The positions are remunerated according to salary level 50 in the national salary scheme, gross NOK 436 900,- annually (2017), of which 2 per cent is deducted for the State Pension scheme.
The appointments will be made in accordance with the current regulations for fellowship appointments at universities and the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants. Primary residency in Trondheim is a prerequisite.
It is a major political objective to achieve a balance of age and gender in the national labour force and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants and women are therefore encouraged to apply for the positions.
The application deadline is October 23 2017.
Please note: Applications that are not sent through Jobbnorge and/or are sent after the application deadline will not be considered.
About this job
- Deadline Monday, October 23, 2017
- Employer NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Municipality Trondheim
- Place of service NTNU Dragvoll
- Jobbnorge ID 140934
- Scope Fulltime
- Duration Temporary
- Applications on this job are registered in an electronic form on jobbnorge.no
- You must complete: Academic CV
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