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University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Semiconductor Physics, Norway

Publish Date: Apr 09, 2016

Deadline: May 02, 2016

University of Oslo PhD Research Fellowship in Semiconductor Physics

Position as PhD Research fellow in opto-electronic characterization of semiconductors is planned at Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology ( and Department of Physics (, University of Oslo.

The fellowship period is for 3 years. The position is funded by the Norwegian Research Council through the project "Oxygen complexes in solar silicon (OxSil)". Preferable starting date is in August 2016.

No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution.

The experimental infrastructure at the University of Oslo includes the Micro- and Nanotechnology Laboratory (MiNaLab) with a clean room area in excess of 400 m2 as well as a range of advanced characterization facilities.


  • Applicants must hold a Master's degree or equivalent in Physics, materials science or similar, at least by 1st of August 2016.
  • A good understanding of semiconductor physics is required.
  • Candidates with both experimental and theoretical/modelling experience are welcome.
  • A background in opto-electronic characterization techniques, such as FTIR, PL, DLTS or similar, is an advantage.

The work will focus on characterization of oxygen-related complexes in silicon.

A good command of English is required, while speaking Norwegian or another Scandinavian language is an advantage.

General information

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for this position will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position. For more information see:

A good command of English is required.


Pay grade: 50 - 57 (NOK 430 500 – 483 700  per year) Position code 1017.

The application must include:

  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work - scientific publications)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

In accordance with the University of Oslo’s equal opportunities policy, we invite applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity.

UiO has an agreement for all employees, aiming to secure rights to research results a.o.

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