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PhD Research Fellowship in Privacy by Design Permanent Job

1 month ago Others Oslo   12 views
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Job description

Position as PhD Research Fellowship in Computer Science available at the Section for Network and Distributed Systems at the Department of Informatics. Starting date no later than 01.01.2019.

Depending on the candidate and the teaching needs of the department, the fellowship periods will be for either 3 years (fully devoted to research and research training) or 4 years (with a compulsory work load of 25% consisting of e.g. teaching and supervision duties and research assistance).

Qualification requirements

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.

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science.
    • the average grade point for courses included in the Master’s degree must be B or better in the Norwegian educational system
    • the Master’s thesis must have the grade B or better in the Norwegian educational system
    • the average grade point for courses included in the Bachelor’s degree must be C or better in the Norwegian educational system
  • Due to the nature of this PhD project, only candidates from European and NATO countries are eligible apply.
  • Existing knowledge and experience in information security is desirable.
  • All Ph.D. candidates must demonstrate high English language skills. International applicants must document these skills prior to admission to the PhD programme by passing one of the following tests with these or better grades:
    • TOEFL – Test of English as Foreign Language, internet based test (IBT). Minimum total score: 80
    • IELTS – International English Language Testing Service. Minimum overall band score: 6.5
    • Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) and Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) from the University of Cambridge
    • PTE Academic – Pearson Test of English Academic. Minimum overall score: 62
  • Please see here for exemptions to the English requirements.

Candidates must have completed their Masters degree at the time of application.

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. For more information see:

Application and admission to the PhD programme in natural sciences

We offer

Salary NOK 449 400 – 505 800 per year depending on qualifications and seniority as PhD Research Fellow, (position code 1017)
Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

How to apply

The application must include:

  • Cover letter. Statement of motivation and research interests
  • 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 note that all documents should be in English (or a Scandinavian language).

Applicants may be called in for an interview.

Contact information

Associate Professor Nils Gruschka, +47 22840858, [email protected]
For technical questions about the recruitment system, please contact HR Adviser Torunn Guttormsen, +47 22854272, [email protected]

Organization Description
The University of Oslo is a leading European university and Norway's largest. UiO is home to outstanding research and offers a great variety in study options.