Fellow And Postdoc In Migration And Labor Affairs

Country: Norway;

City: Oslo

Vacancy added: 23.12.2018

Employer: VID Specialized University

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 01.03.2019

 

VID scientific college is a private, accredited scientific institution. Our motto is "Dedicated to man – locally and globally".

VID has about 5200 students, 450 employees and campuses in Bergen, Oslo, Sandnes and Stavanger.

The purpose is to provide education and conduct research in health and social care, management, pedagogy, diakoni, and theology. The college offers about. 50 study programmes at bachelor-, master - and ph.d.-level and aims to develop itself as a national player through regional cooperation.

Phd candidate and came within migration and arbeidsmarkedstilknytning
WIDE scientific institution emerges from a three-year stipendiatstilling and a two-year postdoktorstilling within the field of migration. Both positions will be part of a joint research project with association with the Centre for intercultural communication (SIK), Stavanger. A fellowship position at niva will in addition be added at one of the VIDs in ph.d.-centers. Work location for both positions will be Stavanger.

Utlysningens profile

The positions are a part of the research project "Arbeidsmarkedstilknytning among recently arrived refugees in Rogaland. Between ambitions and reality". The project is funded by Universitetsfondet in Rogaland and WIDE, and has as purpose to strengthen the migrasjonsforskningen at the VID and strengthen the evidence base for its courses. A fellowship position at niva will provide general forskerkompetanse and particularly in the field of migration, while postdoktorstillingen is intended for researchers who intend to achieve apply.

WIDE are looking for applicants with good and innovative projects related to asylum and refugees and with a particular focus on arbeidsmarkedstilknytning.

Possible approaches can be:

Sex
Religion
Family relationships
Child poverty
Health
Introduction
Other visits
NAV
Civil society
Settlement (including selvbosetting)
The residence time and cycle
Transnational conditions
Fellowship should primarily be a qualitative device (mainly interviews with the refugees, but interviews with other relevant groups are also relevant), while postdoktorprosjektet primarily have a quantitative facility (work with registry data and survey). However, it is possible to combine these two methodological approaches in both projects. Appropriate candidates may contact project manager Gunhild Odden (gunhild.odden@vid.no for more information about the project and expectations of the positions.

Research group

The positions will be affiliated with the research group Migration, religion and intercultural relations (MIGREL) https://www.vid.no/forskning/forskningsg...

Ph. d.-program

The position as phd candidate is a utdanningsstilling where the goal is that scholarship recipients will achieve a doctorate (ph.d.) after completing his doctorate degree. The positions will be linked to one of the VIDs to ph.d.-program . Read more about ph.d.-the programs at the VID here:

Diakoni, values and professional practice: https://www.vid.no/studier/diakoni-verdi...
 Theology and religion: https://www.vid.no/studier/teologi-og-re...
It is expected that applicants clearly describe the relationship between the research project and the ph.d.-the program you want to record at. By employment as a phd-student it will be taken subject to the admission in the ph.d.-program.

Both positions will be professionally affiliated with the SIK. A fellowship position at niva will in addition be organizationally affiliated in one of the VIDs to ph.d.-centers: Center for diakoni, values and professional practice, or the Center for mission and global studies. Work location for both positions will be WIDE in Stavanger.

Qualifications and characteristics stipendiatstilling

For the position required the following:

Master's degree (120 ECTS) in a subject area of relevance for the call for proposals, with a grade of A or B
Good written and oral fremstillingsevne in English
Ability to work goal-oriented and independent
In addition, it is desirable with:

Experience with relevant research and development work.
Good written and oral fremstillingsevne in a scandinavian language
Good teamwork capabilities
The feasibility
In an overall assessment of the applicants will be placed on personal suitability, relevant skills and experience.

Qualifications and characteristics postdoktorstilling

For the position required the following:

Prepared ph.d. in a subject area with relevance for the call for proposals. His doctoral dissertation shall be of later date, and not older than 7 years (excluding any documented permissions)
Candidates who have submitted thesis within søknadstidspunkt will also be able to search, but optional. the appointment will not be made before achieved ph.d.-degree. Accession of position should not occur later than 1.3.2020.
Good written and oral fremstillingsevne in English
Ability to work goal-oriented and independent
 Experience with the research and development work related to the field of migration
Experience with quantitative research methods
In addition, it is desirable with:

Good written and oral fremstillingsevne in a scandinavian language
International experience
Experience with qualitative research methods
Good teamwork capabilities
The feasibility
Motivation for qualification to work in the scientific toppstilling
In an overall assessment of the applicants will be placed on personal suitability, relevant skills and experience.

For both positions apply to it that a good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, ability or cultural background. VID scientific college would like more people with a minority in academic posts. Persons with a minority background are encouraged to apply.

Project description

There shall be prepared a project description of max. 3000 words (not counting reference list) where the applicant on the basis of the project description makes track for

understanding of and motivation for conducting the current project
the problem
sources
the choice of method
work schedule
the budget for the use of available project funding ( £ . The 90,000 for the fellow; $ 60.000 for a postdoctor)
The project description can be written in a scandinavian language or English. VID expects that applicants on the ph.d.-the position indicates plans for stays abroad in the course of stipendiatperioden. It is prepared a separate guide for applicants to stipendiatstilling: : https://www.vid.no/filer/veiledning-for-...

Applicants will be evaluated by the expert committee on the basis of søkerkompetanse, relevance for the call for proposals and the quality of the project description. Furthermore, the emphasis on interview, conducted with the relevant applicants. It will also be collected references for relevant applicants, and it is requested that 2-3 references supplied in the application.

The successful applicant must be able to work loyal in accordance with the goals and values by a BROAD scientific university college and abide by the laws, regulations, policies and agreements at any time apply for the position.

We can offer

 Opportunity for professional development in a pleasant working environment with a high level of expertise and commitment
A christian and value-based educational institution with high academic ambitions
Membership with good pensions in the Norwegian public service pension fund
The college is an IA company
 Lønnsplassering in accordance with the master agreement between the MINISTRY and the organisations. The position as phd candidate is placed in the stillingskode 1017. We offer lønnsplassering in the ltr. 54 or 55 (p.t. kr. 472.300, or kr. 480.600) depending on expertise and seniority. The post post.doc is placed in the stillingskode 1352 and avlønnes in lønnsramme 24.
Application deadline: 1. march 2019

Application, CV and project description, certificates and testimonials to be sent via the link "Search position" at the top of this page (jobbnorge.en). It is the applicant's responsibility to upload the complete documentation. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Accession: 1. september 2019 or by appointment.

It will be used sorteringskomité in the selection of appropriate candidates who are undergoing expert review. It can therefore not be expected that all applicants will make an assessment of the expert committee. Sorteringskomiteens setting will not be sent out.

Applicants who are invited to interview, must be able to present confirmed copies of diplomas and testimonials.

Applicants who want further information or guidance relating to the prosjektskissen, or other information about the post, please contact the project leader, centre manager at the Centre for intercultural communication Gunhild Odden, gunhild.odden@vid.no, tel +47 51516278.

 
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