A fully funded doctoral fellowship is available at VID Specialized University within the PhD-programme in Diakoni, Values and Professional Practice. 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 of the PhD position is 4 years full time and will be located in Oslo or Stavanger.
VID is searching for a PhD candidate with a doctoral project 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 successful candidate will have a Masters in a relevant discipline and an interest in a right-based approach and citizenship lens.
The position as research fellow is educational; it aims at the candidate achieving a PhD Degree after completed research training at one of the University’s two PhD programmes. An achieved PhD degree is a relevant high-level qualification for positions within and outside academia.
The person appointed will be affiliated within VID’s organised PhD-programme in Diaconia, Values and Professional Practice and a relevant research group, made up of senior researchers, as well as PhD research fellows https://www.vid.no/en/research/research-groups/
More information about the PhD programmes at VID can be found on our website:
Admission to a doctoral degree programme is a condition for appointment as a research fellow. Applicants are therefore requested to specify the connection between their own project proposal and the PhD programme.
General criteria for appointment as a research fellow are stipulated in the Regulations concerning terms and conditions of employment for the posts of post-doctoral research fellow, research fellow, research assistant and resident.
Requirements for the position:
Master in a relevant subject e.g. health sciences, welfare-studies, disability studies, social sciences or humanities
In the overall assessment of applicants, emphasis is placed 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 describes their:
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.
You can find guidelines for applicants to the PhD positions here: https://www.vid.no/filer/guideline-for-applicants-for-phd-position/
Applicants will be assessed by an expert committee. Emphasis will be given to the relevance and quality of the project description, quality of the Master’s Thesis or thesis at second degree level and any publications 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 include 2-3 names of people we can contact.
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, 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 HR-department by Anne-Marte Vaagan, phone + 47 22963843 or firstname.lastname@example.org,
Application deadline: 10 January, 2020
Starting date: 1 August, 2020, or by agreement
An administrative 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 selection committee will not be distributed.
Applicants who are invited for interviews must submit certified copies of diplomas, grade transcripts and certificates.
For further information about the position or guidance related to the project description, please contact either Professor Ruth Bartlett email@example.com or Professor Inger Marie Lid at +47 41539541
Visit our website at www.vid.no/en
VID Specialized University is a private, accredited specialized university. VID was established on January 1 2016 after the merger between four Norwegian institutions: Diakonhjemmet University College, Haraldsplass Deaconess University College, Betanien University College and MHS – School of Mission and Theology. The objective is to offer higher education and conduct research
within Health- and Social Sciences, Pedagogy, Management, Diakonia and Theology.
VID has approximately 4500 students, 470 employees and campuses in Bergen, Oslo, Sandnes, Stavanger and Tromsø. The University, which offers 50 different study programmes at Bachelor, - Master and PhD-levels, aims to transform itself into a national institution through regional cooperation.
|Titel||PhD in Citizenship and Disability studies|
|Employer||VID Specialized University|
|Job location||Diakonveien 14-18, 0370 Oslo|
|Publicerad||oktober 18, 2019|
|Sista ansökningsdatum||januari 10, 2020|
|Ämnen||Hälsoekonomi,   Handikappforskning,   Välfärdsekonomi,   Hälsovetenskap,   Socialforskning,   Kognitiv psykologi  |