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PhD Scholarships Position in Gender Studies, Norway

Fully Funded PhD Scholarships Position in Gender Studies, Norway for International Students to work and study abroad in Norway.

Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD scholarships position in Gender Studies at at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Stavanger Norway. Last Date to Apply: August 01, 2020.

The University of Stavanger (Universitetet i Stavanger) is a university located in Stavanger, Norway. UiS was established in 2005 when the former Høgskolen i Stavanger (HiS) received university status. It had about 11,000 students and 1,370 administration, faculty, and service staff in 2017. It is organized in three Faculties, including two national centers of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology. The university has a main campus located in the neighborhood of Ullandhaug.

The University of Stavanger is currently the third highest ranked in Norway in terms of research publications per member of scientific staff. The university became a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) in October 2012.

University of Stavanger, Norway

The university offers doctorates in: Literacy; Risk Management and Societal Safety; Educational Sciences; Health and Medicine; Management, Economics and Tourism; Sociology, Social Work and Culture & Society; Chemistry and Biological Science; Offshore Technology; Petroleum Technology; Risk Management and Societal Safety- Technical/Scientific Approach; and Information Technology, Mathematics, and Physics.


The PhD scholarships position is affiliated with the research project Caring Futures: developing care ethics for technology-mediated care practices (QUALITECH), funded by the HELSEVEL-program with the Norwegian Research Council. This research project aims to develop care ethics in response to the increasing use of, and demand for, technology in care.


Successful applicants will receive the following benefits under Fully Funded Scholarships in PhD Gender Studies program:

  • varied duties in a large, exciting and socially important organisation
  • an ambitious work community which is developing rapidly. We strive to include employees at all levels in strategic decisions and promote an informal atmosphere with a flat organisational structure
  • salary in accordance with the State Salary Scale, 17.515, code 1017NOK 479.600,- gross per year with salary development according to seniority in the position
  • automatic membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, which provides favorable insurance- and retirement benefits
  • favorable membership terms at a gym and at the SIS sports club at campus
  • employment with an Inclusive Workplace organisation which is committed to reducing sick leave, increasing the proportion of employees with reduced working capacity, and increasing the number of professionally active seniors
  • “Hjem-jobb-hjem” discounted public transport to and from work
  • as an employee in Norway, you will have access to an optimal health service, as well as good pensions, generous maternity/paternity leave, and a competitive salary. Nursery places are guaranteed and reasonably priced
  • relocation programme in event of moving to Norway, including support and language courses for spouses


To be eligible for PhD Fully Funded Scholarships Position for University of Stavanger Norway, applicants must:

  • Have a strong academic background and completed a five-year master degree (3+2) within gender studies or related and relevant fields, preferably acquired recently
  • Both the grade for your master’s thesis and the weighted average grade of your master’s degree must individually be equivalent to or better than a B grade
  • Have motivation and potential for research within the field
  • Ability to work independently and in a team, be innovative and creative
  • Ability to work structured and handle a heavy workload
  • Having a good command of both oral and written English


The following documents must be uploaded as attachments to your application for PhD scholarships position in separate files:

  • Project Proposal (max 5 pages)
  • Certificates/diplomas
  • References
  • List of publications
  • Other documentation that you consider relevant

Scholarships Link | University Website

Institute Name: University of Stavanger
Degree/Course: PhD
Country: Norway
Last Date: August 01, 2020

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