NTNU PhD Position at the Department of Art and Media Studies in Norway 2016

NTNU PhD Position at the Department of Art and Media Studies in Norway 2016

The Faculty of Humanities announces one Ph.D. position at the Department of Art and Media Studies within the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. The PhD position is for a period of 3 years and opens for all nationalities.

The project pursues its aim of understanding terrorism from the perspective of critical media aesthetics by focusing on the “face” of terror — a term that goes to the core of the communicative and mediated aspects of terrorism.

The working language for the project is English, and it is therefore expected that the successful applicant will write their dissertation in English.

Course Level: Position is available for pursuing Ph.D. program.

Study Subject: Position is awarded at the Department of Art and Media Studies.

Scholarship Award: The position is remunerated according to salary level 50 in the national salary scheme, gross NOK 430 200 annually, of which 2 percent is deducted for the State Pension scheme. The appointments will be made in accordance with the current regulations for fellowship appointments at Norwegian universities. A contract will be drawn up detailing the period of appointment and required duties.

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this position:

  • Applicants must have completed a Master’s degree or equivalent degree with a strong academic record (B or better) in media studies, film studies or similar. Applicants with a different background in the humanities or social sciences (philosophy, science and technology studies, literature studies, digital humanities) will also be considered if the applicant can document theoretical and analytical knowledge about visual media and media theory for instance through their master’s thesis.
  • The working language for the project is English, and it is therefore expected that the successful applicant will write their dissertation in English.

Nationality: Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this Position.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have completed a Master’s degree or equivalent degree with a strong academic record (B or better) in media studies, film studies or similar.

English language Requirements: The working language for the project is English, and it is therefore expected that the successful applicant will write their dissertation in English.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online. The following attachments for the Ph.D. position must be sent electronically through www.jobbnorge.no:

  •  CV
  • Outline of ideas and perspective for the Ph.D. project (maximum 3 pages)
  • List of publications
  • Scanned copies of certificates.

Application Form Link

Application Deadline: Application deadline is July 20th, 2016.

Scholarship Link

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