Apply For PhD Research Fellowship in Geophysical Flow Processes in Norway, 2016

Apply For PhD Research Fellowship in Geophysical Flow Processes in Norway, 2016

A PhD research fellowship in Geophysical Flow Processes is available at the Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

The University of Oslo, is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is provided for PhD programme at the University of Oslo.

Study Subject: Fellowship is tenable in Geophysical Flow Processes at the University of Oslo.

Scholarship Award: Position code 1017, NOK 432 700 – 489 300  per year (Pay grade 50 – 57)

Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility:  

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Earth Sciences, Physics, Fluid Dynamics, or a related discipline at the start of fellowship. The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
  • The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. 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.
  • They are looking for candidates with strong quantitative skills and experienced with numerical modeling of hydrodynamics flows. The required qualifications are as follows: Experience with numerical modelling, Knowledge of continuum mechanics, Strong programming skills, preferably in MATLAB and Experience with analogue modeling is desired, although not required.
  • A good command of English is required.

Nationality: Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for the fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Earth Sciences, Physics, Fluid Dynamics, or a related discipline at the start of fellowship.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: A good command of English is required for all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; Ph.D. research fellows and post-doctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English by taking one of the following internationally recognised tests

  • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service
  • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
  • Applicants to the programme for the Ph.D. degree in Science must obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (internet-based) on the TOEFL test or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS (academic) test. The same applies to applicants for postdoctoral research fellow positions.

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. 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
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • 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.

Online Application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 29th July 2016.

Scholarship Link

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.