Norway: PhD Positions in Natural Sciences and Technology

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The fellowships are open to applicants in all areas of research
covered by the faculty. Further information on the faculty and its six
departments is available at:

The applicants are awarded PhD fellowships on a competitive basis, to help recruit talented candidates for the PhD study programme administered by the faculty. Applicants must have completed a master degree
(MSc, MEng) or provide documentation of equivalent training in a field
relevant to research pursued at one of NT’s departments, and must
satisfy the formal grades requirements for admission to
the PhD studies at NTNU.

Moreover, we request that the candidates contact a relevant research
group at the faculty to define a project. A brief outline of the
project, signed by both the applicant and his/her prospective
supervisor (faculty member in that research group) should be included
with the application.


Further information on these fellowships can be obtained from the
vice-dean for research, Åse Krøkje, phone +47 73 59 61 26, email
Ase.Krokje[ at ] or the dean, Bjørn Hafskjold, phone +47 73
59 44 87, email bjorn.hafskjold[ at ], Faculty of Natural
Sciences and Technology, NTNU.

The positions will be administratively connected to the department where the main supervisor is located.

Generell information for all positions:
The applicant to be selected for the fellowships will work under the general regulations for university employees in Norway.

NTNU wishes to increase the proportion of women in scientific posts, and women are encouraged to apply.

The application must include curriculum vitae with information on the candidate’s prior training,
exams, and work experience. It is requested that research publications
and other written material submitted for the evaluation of academic
credentials, should be provided in 3 copies. In case of co-authorship,
the applicant should provide a brief, written statement explaining
his/her own contribution.

Applications with CV and other documents should be sent
electronically through We prefer the
attachments in one file. Publications should be sent in 3 hard copies
by mail to NTNU, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology,
Høgskoleringen 5, N-7491 Trondheim. These documents will only be
returned on inquiry. Mark your application with journal no.

Application deadline is January 15, 2009.

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