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Postdoctoral Fellowships on Legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals in Norway, 2015

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April 15, 2015

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Up to five 3 year postdoctoral fellowships are available at PluriCourts, the Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law of University of Oslo. Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian master and doctoral degree (PhD) in law, a PhD in political science or a PhD in philosophy or political theory. The candidate may be assigned a 10 % workload of tasks including teaching, supervision or other relevant tasks.

 

Fellowship is available on the legitimacy of International Courts and Tribunals at University of Oslo in Norway.

University of Oslo is an accredited university. University of Oslo is accredited by the EUA.

 

Applicants must hold a degree equivalent to a Norwegian master and doctoral degree (PhD) in law, a PhD in political science or a PhD in philosophy or political theory. To be eligible, the applicant must have submitted his/her doctoral dissertation for evaluation by the closing date.
-Proficiency in English is required, as the work will be conducted in English. Applicants who are not native speakers of English must document their proficiency in English.
-The successful candidate is expected to participate in common activities at the Centre, such as book editing, writing grant applications, lecturing at seminars among others.
-In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description and how it contributes to PluriCourts’ research plan, and on the assumed academic and personal ability on the part of the candidates to complete the project within the given time frame. Short-listed applicants may be called for an interview at the University of Oslo.
 
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Up to five 3 year postdoctoral fellowships are available at PluriCourts, a Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, a multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence at the Faculty of Law, Department of Public and International Law of University of Oslo. The postdoctoral researchers will study international courts and tribunals (ICs) in one or more of five issue areas: human rights, trade, investment, international criminal courts and the environment. There is a slight preference for research on human rights and trade. The research should apply methodology from the fields of political science, philosophy and/or law, with a slight preference for applicants in political science or political philosophy. The candidate may be assigned a 10 % workload of tasks including teaching, supervision or other relevant tasks.
Up to five fellowships are offered.
Fellowships are offered for three years.
 
Total offer is of:
-Salary based on salary level 57-65 (NOK 482 800 – 559 600)
-An academically stimulating working environment
-Favorable pension arrangement
-Attractive welfare arrangements
 
 
The mode of applying is online.
-A letter of application
-A project proposal (maximum 3 pages) which shows how the project will contribute to PluriCourts’ research plan and a time schedule for the planned work.
-CV in English (maximum 2 pages) summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and any other qualifying activity
-A complete list of published and unpublished works. If a co-authored work is included, the applicant’s role must be made clear.
-Copies of educational certificates and diplomas. Foreign diplomas must be provided in the original language as well as in an English translation. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their university grading system.
-The PhD dissertation or equivalent academic material and up to 50 pages of other published works if the applicant regards these as relevant. If the publications are written by more than one author, the applicant’s role must be documented with a co-author declaration. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language, if no other agreements has been made by the Faculty of Law.
-Copies of grades and transcripts. Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their university’s grading system
-Names and contact details for at least two references.
-All materials should preferably be delivered electronically. However, the PhD dissertation and the other published works may be submitted in 4 hard copies.
 
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