Sunday, September 25, 2016

Faculty of Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship in Norway, 2017

The University of Oslo is offering postdoctoral fellowship for applicants who are interested in doing high-quality research on the Extreme Right, Hate Crime and Political Violence. Norwegian and foreign applicants can apply for this fellowship.

The University of Oslo is the oldest, largest and most prestigious university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. UiO attracts students and researchers from all over the world.

A good command of English is required of all students attending the University of Oslo. International students; PhD research fellows and postdoctoral research fellows who are not native speakers of English, must document their proficiency in English.

Course Level: Fellowship is available for pursuing Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded to applicants who are interested in doing high-quality research on the extreme right (ideology, activism, violence etc.).

Scholarship Award: University offers:

Salary according to “SKO 1352 postdoctoral”,  NOK 486 100 – 567 100 per year (pay grade 57-65)
The budget for travel and research assistance
A pleasant and stimulating working environment
A good pension scheme through the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
Excellent welfare schemes, including possibilities for University kindergarten
Scholarship can be taken in Norway

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for this fellowship:

A comprehensive assessment of the applicant’s scientific qualifications forms the basis of appointment. Successful applicants must have handed in their PhD thesis for evaluation before the application deadline, and must have achieved a relevant PhD degree before taking up the post. In assessing the applications, special emphasis will be placed on the quality of the project description. Emphasis will also be given to the applicants’ qualifications, teamwork skills and personal suitability for the position.

Nationality: Norwegian applicants can apply for this fellowship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Successful applicants must have handed in their PhD thesis for evaluation before the application deadline, and must have achieved a relevant PhD degree before taking up the post.

Scholarships in Norway

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted electronically with the following:

Letter of application
CV
Project description (maximum 3000 words)
A complete list of publications.
Application Form

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is 1-December-2016.

Scholarship Link

source: scholarship-positions.com

Saturday, September 24, 2016

‘Punjab HEC addressing institutions’ issues’

LAHORE: The Punjab Higher Education Commission says it is advancing exploration culture and tending to essential issues of advanced education establishments in the area.

"We are effectively seeking after our objectives as PHEC is focused on meeting them through orchestrating courses, workshops, and financing the go of workforce in national and global gatherings. To furnish educators with present day showing philosophies and exploration abilities, PHEC is occupied with different staff advancement programs," PHEC Chairman Dr. Mohammad Nizamuddin said.

Conversing with Dawn here on Saturday, he said given the way of difficulties being confronted by the advanced education organizations in the region the PHEC was concentrating more on the limit building programs, intending to upgrade the principles and nature of exploration and the educated community in these establishments.

He said the PHEC had as of late embraced postgraduate preparing for college and school instructors. Additionally, it had likewise prepared more than 500 recently enlisted school instructors.

"Right now, preparing of more than 700 principals of open part schools in Punjab is under way," Dr. Nizam said, including the PHEC had accomplished numerous developments in a relative limited capacity to focus time.

Dr Nizam said: "PHEC is hoping to work in close coordinated effort with the government HEC to accomplish the basic targets for the advancement of advanced education in Punjab."