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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position in Socio-Legal Studies

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship Position in Socio-Legal Studies

 

The Faculty of Education and International Studies announces one post-doctoral fellowship position in socio-legal studies affiliated with Riverine Rights research project in the Section for International Development in the Department of International Studies and Interpreting.

 

The position is linked to the project Riverine Rights – Exploring the Currents and Consequences of Legal Innovations on the Rights of Rivers, which is financed by the FRIPRO Programme of the Norwegian Research Council (please see https://uni.oslomet.no/riverrights/). The project investigates cases from New Zealand, Colombia and India where rivers have been granted legal personhood, and the implications of these cases.

The position is fully funded for three years, available as soon as possible.

Applicants must submit a project proposal with the application, outlining the main objective, the background for the proposed project, theoretical framework, research question(s) and expected finding, and methods. The project description must be in written in English.

 

Tasks and responsibilities

The post-doctoral fellow will be a full member of the project team Riverine Rights and will

 

There is a possibility that the position might be extended to four years, with the additional year dedicated to teaching. In that case, tasks will also include:

 

Required qualifications and terms:

 

When assessing and ranking the qualified applicants, emphasis will be placed on:

 

If a fourth year be included:

 

Oslo Metropolitan University strives to ensure that our employees reflect the diversity of the population of the region. We work continuously to further develop Oslo Metropolitan University as an inclusive workplace, and to adapt the workplace if required. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, also those who have experienced periods without work, education or training.

 

We offer:

 

Further information:

For further information about the position, please contact:

The position is remunerated in accordance with the Basic Collective Agreement for the Civil Service and OsloMets salary policy 1352 Postdoc. The salary is NOK 523.200 – 682 200 per year, depending on level of competence / length of service.

 

Expert evaluation:

Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. All applications will be reviewed by the faculty before the application papers are forwarded to the expert committee. Applications from applicants who are not qualified, will not be forwarded for assessment.

The following documents must be uploaded together with the application by the deadline:

an application letter CV, references and all pages of all certificates/diplomas. The certificates/diplomas must include ECTS grades (A–F). Diplomas must be in a Scandinavian language or translated into English by the degree-conferring institution. a project proposal of a maximum of three pages, written in English. This proposal, even if tentative, is meant to show the applicant’s understanding of the project and its approach. Candidates are therefore recommended to read the full project description. A link can be found here: https://uni.oslomet.no/riverrights/about-the-project-2/ ) the PhD thesis, plus up to three additional scientific publications a list of publications

 

Original documents of certificates / diplomas must be presented in connection with an interview. Oslo Metropolitan University inspects documents in order to give all candidates a proper evaluation and ensure fair competition.

If you have documents that cannot be uploaded electronically, please contact krima@oslomet.no

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. The application must state your reasons for applying and provide reasons for why you are particularly qualified for this postdoctoral fellowship position.

Practical information about relocation to Oslo and living in Norway

In order to apply for the position, please apply electronically by clicking the “Apply for this job” button.

 

Oslo Metropolitan University has implemented the Charter & Code and been certified by the EU Commission with HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) and is part of the EU network for mobility of Researchers Euraxess.

 



OsloMet er Charter & Code sertifisert av EU-kommisjonen med rettigheter til å bruke logoen HR Excellence in Research (HRS4R) og medlem i nettverket EURAXESS som bidrar til gode arbeidsforhold for mobile forskere. OsloMet har sluttet seg til prinsippene og forpliktet institusjonen til å følge anbefalingene i DORA-erklæringen (sfdora.org) (The San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment).