Doctoral Research Fellowship in Italian Literature

Страна: Норвегия;

Город: Oslo

Добавлена: 20.04.2018

Работодатель: University of Oslo

Тип: PhD position; Vacancy for students or masters;

Для кого: For researchers;

Дедлайн подачи: 31.05.2018


A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Italian Literature is available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo.

Applicants are invited to submit a project for a doctoral dissertation in the field of Renaissance Italian literature (c. 1400–1650). Priority may be given to applicants whose project connects to the research group “Textual Traditions and Communities in Early Modern Europe”. The group is committed to exploring a variety of literary genres and texts with a focus on their production, transmission and reception. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following: the development of literary genres in relation to classical and vernacular antecedents, the commentary tradition and exegesis of texts, sixteenth-century literary criticism and the building of canons, philological practices and the circulation of texts in various environments, book history as well as issues of authorship and readership. More on the research group can be found here:

Qualification requirements

  • A Master's Degree or equivalent in Italian Literature or other disciplines with a specialization in Italian literature (Italian Studies, Philology, Renaissance Studies, Languages, Classics, etc). The Master's Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.
  • Mastery of oral and written English and Italian.
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.

In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on:

  • The project's scholarly merit and innovation
  • The applicant's estimated academic and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
  • The applicant's ability to complete research training
  • Good collaboration skills and an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities

Applicants who have recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.

Contact information

Project Leader, Associate Professor Francesco Venturi

Head of Administration Karina Kleiva

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