University of Stavanger, Norway invites online Application for number of Fully Funded PhD Degree at various Departments. We are providing a list of Fully Funded PhD Programs available at University of Stavanger, Norway.
Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.
(01) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in Responsible leadership
The PhD Fellow will work on the project: Responsible Leadership, Career Development and Female Academics: Fostering Inclusive Academic Environments in the Changing Higher Education Landscape, affiliated with the research group -Education, Work and Social Cohesion (EduWorkSoCo) at Faculty of Social Sciences. This research group develops knowledge, methodology, and cutting-edge approaches for an innovative, dynamic, and diverse academic working life. Higher education is under tremendous changes, characterized by intensified internationalisation, digitalization, and marketization. These trends have implications for academic working life, as they create new challenges and opportunities for career development. Female academics historically face a range of challenges in academic working life, including, for example, gender bias, lack of support and recognition, and work-life balance issues. Despite the development of supportive policies and practices, networking opportunities, and mentoring programs, female academics continuously report their disadvantages in the workplace. It is important to address the structural and cultural barriers that prevent women’s participation and progress in academic life. This calls for a determined effort to encourage greater diversity and inclusion, to support and acknowledge the achievements by female researchers, and to develop policies and practices that enable females to balance their personal and professional life.
Deadline : 15th October 2023
(02) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in hydrogen purification
The PhD Fellow will be affiliated with the Environment-friendly Energy Research center – Hyvalue. This center will develop knowledge, methodology, and innovative solutions for hydrogen energy carriers. Hydrogen is emerging as a key player in the transition to a low-carbon economy. However, the current production and purification of hydrogen (both renewable and non-renewable) pose significant technological and environmental challenges that need to be addressed in order to unlock its full potential. This Ph.D. project will focus on developing and testing new materials technologies for hydrogen production and purification that are efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly. The project will leverage cutting-edge research in areas such as catalysis, Photocatalysis, materials science, and gas processing (PSA, TSA, and membrane) to develop novel solutions that address the key challenges in hydrogen production and purification. The successful candidate will work in the group of functional material and process chemistry, gaining valuable experience in both fundamental research and real-world applications. The Hyvalue center involves several industrial partners, so there is an opportunity for networking and working closely on industrial challenges. The candidate will be co-supervised by Prof. Adelio Mendes and will perform some of the thesis work at the university of Porto.
Deadline :1st October 2023
(03) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in English
The research topic for the position is “Young language learners as active agents in English language education”, with a focus on democracy and citizenship in the English subject in primary or lower secondary education. The curriculum for English highlights the importance of learner participation, as well as the use of varied and learner-active teaching methods. This aligns with the values and principles of the Core Curriculum, where it is emphasised that “democratic values shall be promoted through active participation throughout the entire learning path”, which is also reflected under the interdisciplinary topic Democracy and Citizenship where school “shall stimulate the pupils to become active citizens”. In the English subject, the interdisciplinary topic Democracy and Citizenship is linked to perspective-taking and learners’ understanding that their perception of the world is culturally dependent. Within the interdisciplinary topic, it is underlined that language learning and intercultural communication “can open for new ways to interpret the world, and promote curiosity and engagement and help to prevent prejudices”. An explicit focus on democracy and citizenship in the English subject is new, and there is little research in the field. The PhD project should shed light on learners’ understanding of the interdisciplinary topic and/or learner-active approaches to working with democracy and citizenship in the English subject. The project proposal could for example draw on critical literacy approaches, aesthetic learning processes or arts-based research methods, such as drama methodologies or literary didactic approaches. It is preferrable that the project’s methodology contains elements of participatory research in one or more of the project’s stages and that the leaners’ perspective is in focus. As there is an increasing focus on learner perspectives, learner agency and democracy and citizenship in English language teaching across national contexts, as reflected by the Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture, it will also be possible to collect data from Nordic and international contexts.
Deadline : 1st October 2023
(04) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in Subsurface Geoscience
The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a PhD Fellowship in Subsurface Geoscience at the The Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Energy Resources. The position is vacant from 01.10.2023. This is a trainee position that will give promising researchers an opportunity for academic development through a PhD education leading to a doctoral degree. The hired candidate will be admitted to the PhD program in Science and Technolgy. The education includes relevant courses amounting to about six months of study, a dissertation based on independent research, participation in national and international research environments, relevant academic communication, a trial lecture and public defence. Read more about the PhD education at UiS on our website.
Deadline : 21st September 2023
(05) PhD Degree – Fully Funded
PhD position summary/title: PhD Fellowship in Political & Social Sciences
The University of Stavanger invites applicants for a PhD Fellowship at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Media & Social Sciences. The position is vacant from January 1st 2024. This position offers promising young political or social scientists the opportunity to conduct an original research project on how technological innovation affects citizens’ use of and attitudes toward public health care services and, in turn, health inequality and political conflicts around health care. Doing this project will equip you with hands-on skills in survey methods and experimental social research and an expertise on health care politics, voter attitudes and behaviour, and the digital transformation. This will qualify you for research-focussed positions in academia and other fields (e.g., public opinion & market research, policy consulting)
Deadline : 1st September 2023
About University of Stavanger, Norway –Official Website
The University of Stavanger is a university located in Stavanger, Norway. UiS was established in 2005 when the former Høgskolen i Stavanger received university status. It had about 11,000 students and 1,370 administrative, faculty and service staff in 2017.
It is organised in six faculties: Educational Sciences and Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Technology, Performing Arts, Health Sciences and the Norwegian School of Management at UiS. There are also two national centres of expertise and the Museum of Archaeology. The university campus is 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.
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.
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