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
- 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)
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.