27/03/2020

Norway: 48 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health Life Sciences on MSCA-funded SCIENTIA project

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SCIENTIA FELLOWS

is a research fellowship programme in the field of Health Life Sciences

launched and managed by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of

Oslo. It is partly funded by the EU Horizon 2020 under the Maria Skłodowska-Curie scheme – Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes (COFUND).

 

With this Call we are inviting talented experienced researchers to

apply for one of the 48 fellowship positions at UiO or other partner

organisations.

 

Offer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Excellent research environments
  • International collaboration and networking
  • Cross-sectoral opportunities
  • Career advancement
  • Good working conditions
  • Access to research and transferable skills training
  • Access to special career development programmes: the Postdoctoral programme and School of Health Innovation
  • Become a more visible partner for future EU funding.
  • Salary NOK 515 000

    per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral

    Research Fellow (position code 1352) or Researcher (position code

    1109/1108). The salary level will be assessed for each individual

    employee based on current regulations. See further details about salary

    on our website, under Terms and conditions.

Application deadline: 30 April 2020

 

Types of fellowships

 

• Incoming – for postdoctoral researchers from all over the world

(who have not resided or carried out their main activity in Norway for

more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to Call

deadline) willing to conduct their research work at the University of

Oslo. (Duration: 12-36 months)

 

• Outgoing – for postdoctoral researchers from all over the world,

who apply to work as a seconded/visiting researcher in a host

organisation outside Norway (provided that they have not resided or

carried out their main activity in the country of the host organisation

for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to Call

deadline) and to continue with a reintegration phase at the University

of Oslo. (Duration. 12-24 months + 12 months)

 

Eligibility

 

Researchers from all countries are eligible for the programme. They must be fluent in English (both written and spoken) and:

 

• Possess a PhD degree or have at least four years of full-time

equivalent research experience since obtaining a university diploma. In

the latter case, the research experience must give access to doctoral

studies in the country in which your degree or diploma was obtained, or

in the country in which the research training is provided irrespective

whether or not a doctorate was envisaged.

 

• Comply with the mobility requirements that depend on the chosen fellowship scheme.

 

In both fellowship types, in order to be eligible a researcher must

not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies,

etc.) in the country of the host organisation for more than 12 months in

the last 3 years immediately prior to the Call deadline.

 

There are 34 broad thematic areas offered in Call 2.

 

We encourage Applicants to contact Hosts of interest in order to discuss developing a research proposal.

https://www.med.uio.no/english/research/scientia-fellows/apply/