PhD position linked to the teacher education (history, religious studies, Nordic studies) [28.02.2021]

Страна: Норвегия;

Город: Bergen

Добавлена: 25.01.2021

Работодатель: University of Bergen

Тип: PhD position;

Для кого: For researchers;


This position is one of two PhD positions awarded to the Faculty at the University of Bergen in connection with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research’s award of new places on the HF’s teacher education programme during the autumn of 2020. It will constitute part of the Faculty’s commitment to the teacher education.

The doctoral research fellow’s project shall address issues linked to the subjects of history, religious studies or Nordic studies connected to teacher education. These issues could be based on research history, bildung theory, methodological issues or the objectives, content and justification of teaching. Projects relating to school research may also be relevant.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the research group they wish to collaborate with and draw up a draft project (max. 5 pages) in accordance with the guidelines provided by the research group in question. Please see under General Information for contact details. 

Qualifications and personal qualities:

  • The applicant must hold a Norwegian master’s degree or the equivalent in history, religious studies or Nordic studies. It is a condition of employment that the master’s degree has been awarded at the time of application. Master’s degrees from other countries will be evaluated according to the regulations of the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). The Department can send documentation of foreign education to NOKUT in order to evaluate whether this degree is equivalent to a Norwegian master’s degree.
  • Knowledge of the Teacher Education is an advantage.
  • The applicant must be able to work independently in a well-structured way and have good cooperation skills.
  • The applicant must have good command of the Norwegian language. 

Applicants must have contacted a supervisor permanently employed at the Department they apply to, and the application must include a confirmation from this supervisor. Contact information under General information.

In assessing the applications, both the academic quality of the project and the applicant’s qualification will be considered.

In cases where ranked applicants have approximately equivalent qualifications, strategic considerations, motivation and the applicant’s personal eligibility will be taken into account.

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