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Arctic University of Norway Scholarships for International Students

Applications are invited for Arctic University of Norway Scholarships in Norway. Applications are open for international students to pursue PhD for the 2018-19 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline : 31 May 2018
Study in : Norway
Providers : Arctic University of Norway
Course Level : PhD
Field of Study : All Subjects

Benefits of Arctic University of Norway Scholarships:

Its offers:

    • A positive, challenging and creative work environment.
    • The opportunity to work in a national institute with a high level of international contact.
    • Flexible working hours, and a wide range of welfare services.

    The Institute of Marine Research offers a governmentally regulated salary as 1017 PhD fellow and a pension scheme through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Funds, and other welfare benefits (see www.spk.no/en/ for more information).


Eligibility for Arctic University of Norway Scholarships: 

  • Eligible Countries: International students are eligible to apply for this position.

    Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship you must meet the following requirements:

    The candidate must hold a master degree and must document a solid background in applied statistics, time series analysis and experience in programming in Matlab or R. In addition, the candidate should be familiar with several of the following topics: trophic and community ecology, climate-fisheries interactions, linear algebra, model sensitivity analysis, causal modelling, multivariate modelling, pattern-oriented modelling and coupled physical-biological modelling.

    The successful applicant should have good skills in Norwegian or other Scandinavian languages or be willing to learn Norwegian within a reasonable time. The applicant must have a fluent command of English, both written and verbal. How to meet the language requirement.

    Admission to a PhD programme is a prerequisite for employment in a PhD position; cf. Section 6 of the Regulations for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (PhD) at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The plan for the PhD programme must be approved and the contract signed no later than six weeks, after the starting date. In connection with this, the person who is appointed can receive a period of up to two months in which to submit a draft of their project description/reworked project description and a proposal of courses for the instruction component. In the event that the PhD contract is not completed within the stipulated deadline, the employer may annul the contract; cf. Section 1-3(8) of the Regulations relating to conditions of employment for positions of Postdoctoral Fellows, PhD Candidate, and Research Assistant.

    English Language Requirements: The applicant must have a fluent command of English, both written and verbal.

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