ORGANISATION/COMPANYUniversity of Stavanger
RESEARCH FIELDPolitical sciences › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE07/01/2018 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONNorway › STAVANGER
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
HOURS PER WEEK37.5
The University of Stavanger invites applications for a PhD Scholarships in Political Science - Energy Transitions at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Media and Social Sciences.
This is a trainee position that mainly aims to give promising researchers an opportunity for professional development leading to a doctoral degree. The resulting PhD degree will qualify for research and teaching positions at University level.
The PhD scholars will be appointed for three years, starting April 1st. 2018.
The PhD position is funded by the EU-financed Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, "ENSYSTRA – Energy Systems in Transition". The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions ensure excellent and innovative research training as well as attractive career and knowledge-exchange opportunities through cross-border and cross-sector mobility of researchers, to better prepare them for current and future societal challenges. The Innovative Training Networks scheme aims to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial and innovative early-stage researchers.
As the programme aims to promote cross-border mobility, a condition for eligibility to the scholarship is that the candidate must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc) in Norway for more than 12 months of the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account. Furthermore, candidates must be in the first four years of their research careers and cannot hold a doctoral degree
The ENSYSTRA project comprises 15 PhD positions with 6 different partners in six European countries.
EURAXESS offer ID: 261194
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