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PhD Fellowship in Health Psychology 2019, University of Oslo, Norway

Publish Date: Jun 17, 2019

Deadline: Jul 01, 2019

PhD Fellowship in Health Psychology

Job description

Applications are invited for a 3-4 year position as PhD fellow in health psychology, at the Section of Health, Developmental and Personality Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo. The successful candidate will provide a research proposal within the field of health psychology. The proposed project should fit with ongoing research at the section, and involve developing a sub-study within existing or planned studies. Examples of current research topics include prevention and health promotion, sexual behavior, body image, drug and alcohol use, chronic pain, sick leave and occupational rehabilitation.

The PhD fellow will collaborate with her/his supervisor and other colleagues at the section. The position will offer opportunities to develop high-quality research competence, to work with leading experts in the field, and develop international collaborations

More about the position

The fellowship is for a period of three years. A 4th year can be considered with the addition of 25 % teaching requirement, depending on the competence of the applicant and the needs of the department.

The research fellow must take part in the Department’s approved PhD program and is expected to complete the project within the set fellowship period. The main purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.

The applicant must, in collaboration with her/his supervisor, within three months after employment, have worked out a complete project description to be attached to the application for admission to the doctoral program.

The section of Health, Developmental and Personality Psychology has around 25 full time employees, including professors, associate professors, postdoc and PhD fellows. Several large scale studies are conducted within various fields. Interested candidates should contact the Head of section and relevant researchers to explore specific projects and possibilities.

Qualification requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or equivalent in psychology (Professional program or Master’s program in psychology), or related fields. Normally, minimum grade B (ECTS grading scale) or equivalent. The Master’s degree must include a thesis of at least 30 ECTS.
  • Strong methodological skills
  • Long-term potential for high-quality research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

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