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Faculty of Humanities

1 Postdoc Position and 2 PhD positions at the Department of Historical Studies

1 Postdoc Position within the project “Political Regulation of Natural Resources 1870-2010, Global Experiences”

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim), Department of Historical Studies, offers a full-time 3-year postdoc position within the project "Political Regulation of Natural Resources 1870-2010, Global Experiences", funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR). The postdoc will work with Professor Pål Thonstad Sandvik. The department also hosts several other research projects which examine different aspects of the international political economy of natural resources. The postdoc will thus be a part of a research team of 12-14 historians.

The project “Political Regulation of Natural Resources 1870-2010, Global Experiences” examines how countries and international bodies have regulated natural resources. The project investigates policy aims and policy achievements as well as capture and distribution of resource rents.

The postdoc will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the development of resource regulation in a country / countries outside Scandinavia.

Applicants should hold a PhD in history or a related field.

To receive a full description of the research project, please contact Professor Pål Thonstad Sandvik (paal.sandvik@ntnu.no). Any other inquiries concerning the post should also be directed to him.

The salary for the fellowship is set at Norwegian state salary NOK 490 900 a year (2017).

The application is to be handed in electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no marked with HF-17-036, with the attachments (preferably gathered in one document):

The appointment of the postdoctoral fellow will be made according to Norwegian guidelines for universities and university colleges. It is a major political objective to achieve a balance of age and gender in the national labour force and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants and women are therefore encouraged to apply for the positions.

Applicants that are considered for the position will be asked for references and invited to an interview.

The following attachments must be sent electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no :

•A research proposal of maximum 5 pages
•Scanned copies of certificates (originals must be produced at the interview)
•List of publications

If some of the attachments cannot be sent electronically, one copy should be sent by regular mail. The envelope must be marked with the reference number HF-17-036 and sent to NTNU, Faculty of Humanities, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway.

The appointments will be made in accordance with the current regulations for fellowship appointments at universities and the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants. Primary residency in Trondheim is a prerequisite.

It is a major political objective to achieve a balance of age and gender in the national labour force and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants and women are therefore encouraged to apply for the positions.

The application deadline is November 13th, 2017.


1 PhD position within the project “The Fate of Nations, Natural resources and historical development, 1880-2015”

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim), Department of Historical Studies, offers a full-time 3-year PhD position within the project "The Fate of Nations, Natural Resources and historical development 1880-2015", funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR). The PhD candidate will work with professor Pål Thonstad Sandvik (NTNU). The department also hosts several other research projects which examine different aspects of the international political economy of natural resources. The PhD candidate will thus be part of a research team of 12-14 historians.

The PhD will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the development of resource regulation in a country / countries outside Scandinavia.

To receive a full description of the research project, please contact Professor Pål Thonstad Sandvik (paal.sandvik@ntnu.no). Any other inquiries concerning the post should also be directed to him.

The application is to be handed in electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no marked with HF-17-037, with attachments (preferably gathered in one document):

The successful applicants must participate in and complete the ph.d.-programme within the period of the appointment. The Faculty of Humanities hosts 4 PhD programmes (Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Humanities and the Arts, Language and Linguistics and Historical and Cultural Studies). The disciplines that are included in these programmes can be found under the respective programmes: http://www.ntnu.no/hf/forskerutdanning.

The following attachments must be sent electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no:

•A research proposal. Maximum 5 pages.
•scanned copies of certificates (originals must be produced at the interview)
•list of publications

If some of the attachments cannot be sent electronically, one copy should be sent by regular mail. The envelope must be marked with the reference number HF-17-37 and sent to NTNU, Faculty of Humanities, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway.

Applicants that are considered for the positions will be asked for references and invited to an interview.

The positions are remunerated according to salary level 50 in the national salary scheme, gross NOK 436 900,- annually (2017), of which 2 per cent is deducted for the State Pension scheme.

The appointments will be made in accordance with the current regulations for fellowship appointments at universities and the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants. Primary residency in Trondheim is a prerequisite.

It is a major political objective to achieve a balance of age and gender in the national labour force and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants and women are therefore encouraged to apply for the positions.

The application deadline is November 13th 2017.


1 PhD position within the project “The Fate of Nations, Natural resources and historical development, 1880-2015”

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU, Trondheim), Department of Historical Studies, offers a full-time 3-year PhD position within the project "The Fate of Nations, Natural Resources and historical development 1880-2015", funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR). The PhD candidate will work with Professor Jonas Scherner. The department also hosts several other research projects which examine different aspects of the international political economy of natural resources. The PhD candidate will thus be part of a research team of 12-14 historians.

The PhD will contribute towards the main project by analyzing the raw material policy of Great Britain during the interwar period.

We encourage applicants with research backgrounds in history, especially within economic or political history, to apply for this PhD position.

To receive a full description of the research project, please contact Professor Jonas Scherner (jonas.scherner@ntnu.no). Any other inquiries concerning the post should also be directed to him.

The application is to be handed in electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no marked with HF-17-038, with attachments (preferably gathered in one document):

The successful applicants must participate in and complete the PhD programme in Historical and Cultural Studies within the period of the appointment. The Faculty of Humanities hosts 4 PhD programmes. Information about The PhD education programme can be found at http://www.ntnu.edu/hf/research/postgraduate.

The following attachments must be sent electronically through http://www.jobbnorge.no:

•A research proposal of maximum 5 pages
•Scanned copies of certificates (originals must be produced at the interview)
•list of publications

If some of the attachments cannot be sent electronically, one copy should be sent by regular mail. The envelope must be marked with the reference number HF-17-38 and sent to NTNU, Faculty of Humanities, NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway.

Applicants that are considered for the positions will be asked for references and invited to an interview.

The positions are remunerated according to salary level 50 in the national salary scheme, gross NOK 436 900,- annually (2017), of which 2 per cent is deducted for the State Pension scheme.

The appointments will be made in accordance with the current regulations for fellowship appointments at universities and the regulations in force concerning State Employees and Civil Servants. Primary residency in Trondheim is a prerequisite.

It is a major political objective to achieve a balance of age and gender in the national labour force and to recruit persons with an immigrant background. Immigrants and women are therefore encouraged to apply for the positions.

The application deadline is November 13th 2017.

Please note: Applications that are not sent through Jobbnorge and/or are sent after the application deadline will not be considered.

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Om stillingen

  • Søknadsfrist
    13. november 2017
  • Arbeidsgiver
    NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Nettside
  • Kommune
    Trondheim
  • Arbeidssted
    NTNU Dragvoll
  • Jobbnorge-ID
    140934
  • Omfang
    Heltid
  • Varighet
    Vikariat/Midlertidig

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