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> From: Nesset Tore [mailto:tore.nesset@...]
> Sent: Wed 12/15/2010 16:49
> Subject: Postdoc in Oslo: Croatian, Czech or Polish
> Dear all,
> my colleague Knut Grimstad in Oslo has asked me to disseminate this
> information to potential candidates. The University of Oslo invites
> applications for a post-doctoral research fellowship in Language-based
> Central European studies: Croatian, Czech or Polish. Deadline for
> applications is ultimo January 2011. The advertisement will be made
> official on 23 December 2010 (but see also websites below).
> All the best,
> POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP (SKO/post code 1352) IN LANGUAGE
> BASED CENTRAL EUROPEAN STUDIES
> is available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and
> European Languages (ILOS), University of Oslo.
> About the Department:
> The successful applicant is expected to study discourse related to the
> construction of identity and/or collective memory, or to study
> discourse used for other aesthetic and/or political aims. The
> discourse studied must be based on one of the Slavic languages used in
> Central Europe and taught at ILOS: Croatian, Czech, or Polish.
> In the project proposal, the applicant must contextualize the planned
> investigation in relation to research currently being conducted by
> researchers at the section for Central European Studies at ILOS.
> Applicants with a background in linguistics or literary criticism are
> Applicants must hold either a Norwegian doctoral degree or an
> equivalent degree in an academic area that is relevant to the proposed
> The post-doctoral research fellowship is for a period of 3 years, with
> a 10% duty component devoted to teaching and acquiring basic
> pedagogical competency.
> Government wage scale: 57-62 (from NOK 438 700 to NOK 481 000)
> Applicants must submit a project proposal of a maximum of 10 pages,
> including a schedule of activities. It is expected that the project
> will be completed within the 4-year period. Doctoral dissertation must
> be submitted for evaluation by the closing date.
> The main purpose of the post-doctoral research fellowship is to
> qualify researchers for work in senior academic positions within their
> disciplines. We are looking for strongly motivated and competent
> candidates, with high academic qualifications in the relevant area of
> The successful applicant will be expected to become involved with
> existing research groups at the Faculty of Humanities and to
> contribute to the further development of the scholarly community.
> Short-listed applicants will be called in to an interview at the
> University of Oslo. They may also be asked to give a lecture for
> graduate students on a topic chosen by the evaluation committee.
> Guidelines for appointments to post-doctoral research fellowships at
> the University of Oslo may be obtained at
> The University of Oslo has a goal of recruiting more women to academic
> positions. Women are thus encouraged to apply. The University of Oslo
> also has a goal of recruiting more foreigners to Norway in academic
> The University of Oslo has an agreement for all employees, aiming to
> secure rights to research results.
> For further information, contact:
> Research Director ILOS Antin Fougner Rydning, a.f.rydning@...
> Professor Karen Gammelgaard, karen.gammelgaard@...
> Professor Ljiljana Saric, ljiljana.saric@...
> Administrative Head of Department Jan-Børge Tjäder +47 85 22 68 94,
> Official announcement will be published 23 December on the following websites:
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