Doctoral Research Fellowship in Archaeology at University of Oslo

Deadline: 1 August 2016
Open to: holders of a Master’s Degree or equivalent in archaeology
Fellowship: Salary level 50 – 56 (NOK 430 500 – 475 400) and attractive welfare benefits


A Doctoral Research Fellowship in archaeology is available at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History, University of Oslo. University offers a number of general and subject-specific funding schemes. The aim of the fellowship is to attract the best and most motivated people to Norway.

Central research topics in the Department include the societal transformations, economy, settlement archaeology, social organization, technology, burial practices and identity. The project description must be theoretically and methodologically sophisticated. The 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.


  • A Master’s Degree or equivalent in archaeology (the Master’s Degree has to have been achieved by the time of application);
  • Personal suitability and motivation for the position.


  • The appointment is for a duration of three years;
  • Salary level 50 – 56 (NOK 430 500 – 475 400, depending on qualifications);
  • A professionally stimulating working environment;
  • Attractive welfare benefits.

How to apply?

Applicants must submit the following attachments with the electronic application, preferably in PDF format:

  • Application letter describing the applicant’s qualifications and motivation for the position;
  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • Transcript of records of your Master’s degree;
  • Project description, including a detailed progress plan for the project.

For more information, please visit the official webpage.

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