LINGUIST List 29.775
Fri Feb 16 2018
Support: Applied Linguistics; Clinical Linguistics; Psycholinguistics: Sociolinguistics: PhD, University of Oslo
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Department: Department of Linguistics and
of Oslo / Center for Multilingualism in Society Across the Lifespan (MultiLing)
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Clinical
Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics
One Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) is available at the Center for
Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) at the Department of
Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, University of Oslo (UiO), starting in August
MultiLing aims to generate scientific knowledge on multilingualism
across the lifespan, related to three themes: Individual multilingual competence,
multilingual language practices, and management of multilingualism in society (for
more information, see http://www.hf.uio.no/multiling/
MultiLing plans to further strengthen its research portfolio by enhancing the focus
on the dimensions of education, technology, and Norway’s societal diversity; each of
these dimensions intersect all three themes.
MultiLing seeks to recruit a
doctoral candidate with excellent research qualifications who will work with members
of the team on one of three research projects, funded by the University of Oslo’s
investment in developing world-leading research communities:
-Multilingualism and mediated communication
and globalization: Perspectives from Norway
Applicants are expected to
present an independent research project proposal relevant for one of the research
projects listed above. The applicant must explain how the project is relevant for
the chosen MultiLing project. Projects are expected to incorporate one or more of
the dimensions of education (broadly defined, including learning), technology, and
Norway’s societal diversity.
The successful candidate is expected to
strengthen the relevant research areas addressed above, to contribute to and
participate in the various workshops, conferences and activities organized by
MultiLing, and to be an active member of the MultiLing team in Oslo.
person appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty's organized research training.
The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the
Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is
expected to join the existing research milieu or network and contribute to its
development. Read more about the doctoral degree.
The appointment is for a
duration of three years. All PhD Candidates who submit their doctoral dissertation
for assessment along with a written recommendation from their supervisor within 3
years or 3 ½ years after the start of their PhD position, will be offered,
respectively, a 12 or 6 month Completion Grant.
Master's Degree or equivalent in linguistics, Scandinavian languages, rhetorics and
communication, psychology or other disciplines relevant for the individual project.
The Master's Degree must have been obtained by the time of application.
suitability and motivation for the position.
In assessing the applications,
special emphasis will be placed on:
-The project's scientific merit,
research-related relevance and innovation
-The applicant's estimated academic
and personal ability to complete the project within the time frame
applicant's ability to complete research training
-Good collaboration skills and
an ability to join interdisciplinary academic communities
Applicants who have
recently graduated with excellent results may be given preference.
further information, please visit the application website provided.
Applications Deadline: 15-Mar-2018
Web Address for Applications: https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/147235/doctoral-research-fellow-in-multilingualism
Director Elizabeth Lanza
Page Updated: 16-Feb-2018