PhD Research Fellowship in Mathematics at University of Oslo in Norway, 2016

University of Oslo is inviting applications for PhD research fellowship in mathematics. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in mathematics, with an excellent background in stochastic analysis. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree. The application deadline is 20 January 2016.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is provided in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.
Course Level: Fellowship is available for undertaking PhD research program at University of Oslo.
Scholarship Provider: University of Oslo, Norway
Scholarship can be taken at: Norway

Eligibility: –The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and will be expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
-Applicants must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in mathematics, with an excellent background in stochastic analysis. The purpose of the fellowship is research training leading to the successful completion of a PhD degree.
-The fellowship requires admission to the PhD programme at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The application to the PhD programme must be submitted to the department no later than two months after taking up the position.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Norwegian and foreign applicants are eligible for this PhD research fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The research fellow will be attached to the Section for Stochastic Analysis, Finance, Insurance and Risk, and be part of “Stochastics of Renewable Energy Markets (STORE)”. STORE is a 4-year project funded by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Information about STORE is found here. The fellow will perform research within one or more of the work packages of STORE’s research plan found here.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): The fellowship will be for a period of 4 years, with 25 % compulsory work (teaching responsibilities at the Department). Otherwise the fellowship will be for a period of 3 years, with no compulsory work. No one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution. Starting date no later than 01.06.2016.

What does it covers? Position code 1017, Pay grade: 50 – 57 (NOK 430 500 – 483 700 per year).

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. The application must include:
-Application letter including a statement of interests
-CV (summarizing education, positions and academic work – scientific publications)
-Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
-Documentation of English proficiency
-List of publications and academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
-Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
-Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University’s grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

Online Application link.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 20 January 2016.


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