A 100 % position is available at the University of Agder, Faculty of Humanities and Pedagogy as a PhD Research Fellow in Nordic/English literature for a period of three years. The position is related to the faculty's doctoral program, specialising in literary science. More information can be found at: https://www.uia.no/en/research/phd-programmes/phd-programmes/phd-programme-in-humanities-and-education
The starting date is January 1, 2021, or by agreement with the faculty. The position is located at Campus Kristiansand.
The position is related to the university's commitment to sustainability. The research project will be linked to the Research Group for Song Lyrics and specifically focuses on environmental and climate issues expressed in Nordic and/or English-language song lyrics. Projects with thematic, aesthetic, political and/or historical perspectives on this topic are welcome. The applicant must submit a project description accompanying the application. The project description must have a maximum length of five pages (excluding bibliography) and present and discuss research questions, theoretical perspectives, methods, the research material, and a progress plan indicating a framework for completion. The application may be submitted in a Scandinavian language or English. Full participation in the research group and contact with associated research communities in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark is expected.
Personal qualities and suitability for the position will be emphasised.
A prerequisite for employment is that the candidate is to be admitted to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Humanities and Pedagogy. Further provisions relating to the positions as PhD Research Fellows can be found in the Regulations Concerning Terms and Conditions of Employment for the post of Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Research Fellow, Research Assistant and Resident: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2006-01-31-102?q=forskrift+om+ansettelsesvilk%C3%A5r+for+stillinger
The position is remunerated according to the State Salary Scale, salary plan 17.515, code 1017 PhD Research Fellow, NOK 479 600 gross salary per year. A compulsory pension contribution to the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund is deducted from the pay according to current statutory provisions.
UiA is an open and inclusive university. We believe that diversity enriches the workplace and makes us better. We, therefore, encourage qualified candidates to apply for the position independent of gender, age, cultural background, disability or an incomplete CV.
Women are strongly encouraged to apply for the position.
The successful applicant will have rights and obligations in accordance with the current regulations for the position, and organisational changes and changes in the duties and responsibilities of the position must be expected. The appointment is made by the University of Agder’s Appointments Committee for Teaching and Research Positions.
Short-listed applicants will be invited for an interview. With the applicant’s permission, UiA will also conduct a reference check before appointment. Read more about the employment process.
In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act § 25 (2), applicants may request that they are not identified in the open list of applicants. The university, however, reserves the right to publish the names of applicants. Applicants will be advised of the university’s intention to exercise this right.
If the position is announced in English (or another language):
In case of discrepancies between the Norwegian and the English version of this description, the Norwegian version takes precedence.
The application and any necessary information about education and experience (including diplomas and certificates) are to be sent electronically. Use the link "Apply for this job".
The following documentation must be uploaded electronically:
The applicant is fully responsible for submitting complete digital documentation before the closing date. All documentation must be available in a Scandinavian language or English.
Application deadline: 15.09.20
For questions about the position:
Information about the project and the research group Song Lyrics
About the research group: https://www.uia.no/forskning/humaniora-og-pedagogikk/sanglyrikk
For questions about the application process:
Senior advisor HR Sevleta Memic, firstname.lastname@example.org; +47 951 83 570Continue reading
|Title||PhD Research Fellow in Nordic/English literature: Song Lyrics and Climate|
|Employer||University of Agder (UiA)|
|Job location||Gimlemoen 25, 4630 Kristiansand S|
|Published||June 29, 2020|
|Application deadline||September 15, 2020|
|Job types||PhD  |
|Fields||Composition Studies,   Literary Theory,   World Literatures,   Scandinavian languages  |