A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Higher Education Studies is available at the Department of Educational Research, Faculty of Education, at the University of Oslo (UiO). We are searching for highly motivated candidates with a strong interest in higher education governance and organisation. The fellowship is for a period of two years, and will start January 1st, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in relevant areas of social and educational science, as well as experience with higher education studies as documented through academic degrees or course work, research and publishing. Documented knowledge about the specificities of the governance and organisation of Norwegian and/or Western Balkan higher education systems, will be viewed as a merit for the position. Experience of and interest in cross-disciplinary work will also be advantageous, along with familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative research methods. A good command of English is required.