Fellow at the Institute for Social Anthropology Norwegian University of Science, Department of Anthropology Norway

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Fellow at the Institute for Social Anthropology


The Department of Anthropology has a vacancy for a temporary position as a PhD candidate in anthropology for a period of four years, with duties. This is an educational position that will provide promising research recruits the opportunity for professional development in the form of a doctoral degree. The position is related to the PhD program at the Faculty of social and educational science (SU) and the faculty as an employer.


Department of Social Anthropology has currently 12 permanent academic positions and a total of 13 candidates are affiliated PhD program. The department has a lot of students at the bachelor's degree program, while master program recruits around 15-20 student employees a year. Social Anthropology is also bad Institute Program for Africa Studies, a multidisciplinary study.




The candidate will be affiliated with the research groups "Global Inequality" and "Culture, innovation and future" (see http://www.ntnu.no/sosant/global-ulikhet1 and http://www.ntnu.no/sosant/kultur-innovasjon -and-fremtid1 ).


Both of these professions have as overall goal to illuminate local and global processes around cultural and social differences and similarities, with particular emphasis on how the past and the future manifests itself in the present. On this basis sought a fellow that addresses current topics around nationalism, nation-building and changing perspectives on culture, innovation and the future in a globalized world.




Appointments are made in accordance with applicable regulations concerning conditions of employment as postdoctoral fellow, research assistant and specialist candidate of 31.01.06. http://www.lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2006-01-31-102 .


Eligibility requirements are completed postgraduate / master's degree in social anthropology or equivalent education. The applicant must have a strong academic record from their previous studies, and have a weighted average grade of the last two years of master's or equivalent degree (equivalent to 120 credits) equal to B or higher with NTNU's grading. Applicants without letter grades from previous studies to have an equally good academic foundation. Applicants with lesser character background will be admitted if it is documented that the candidate is specifically suited to a PhD program.


Personal characteristics cooperation, independence and motivation to contribute to a good working, will be of considerable importance.


Wages and working conditions


Fellow code 1017 remunerated wage level 50 in the national salary, with a minimum annual salary gross £ 432,300 per. year. Of which 2% contribution to the State Pension Fund.


Please refer to the NTNU's supplementary provisions of 23.01.12 for appointment as a research fellow. http://www.lovdata.no/for/sf/kd/xd-20090617-0959.html   


The appointment is made on the terms that apply at any time for public servants, and the appointee, must accept any changes in the workspace.


There is an assumption that the appointee, settles so he / she can be present at and available to the institution.


A good working environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, disability or cultural background. NTNU is an IA business.


We offer

  • exciting academic environment with opportunity for skills development
  • an open, inclusive working
  • favorable gym membership and access to company sports
  • favorable conditions in the state pension fund




Applying for a scholarship is contingent upon admission to the PhD program in anthropology. For information about the PhD program in anthropology, see https://www.ntnu.no/sosant. You apply for admission to the Ph.D. program after you have started the research fellowship.


The application accompanied by a ca. 8-page description of the research work that is planned for the scholarship. The project description will form the basis for consideration of admission to the PhD education at the faculty.


The project description shall:

  • account of issues and methodical approach
  • Refer to relevant theories in the field
  • Being a work schedule for research work


Together with the application please enclose

  • CV, certificates and diplomas
  • scientific work


It will be taken into account in joint work. If it is difficult to identify the individual applicant's efforts must be accompanied by a brief description of the role.


In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act § 25, note that your information may be made public even if you have requested confidential treatment.


For further information about the position obtained by contacting the Department of Social Anthropology at Trond Berge phone: 73598214 / email: trond.berge@ntnu.no , or Lorenzo C. Bottos phone: 73596872 / email: canas.bottos@ntnu .no


Information about the application process can be obtained from the HR section, at Aaste Line Strand, e-mail: aaste.l.strand@ntnu.no .


The application with attachments must be submitted electronically via www.jobbnorge.no. Attachment that can not be sent electronically transmitted NTNU, Faculty of social and Education, 7491 Trondheim, and labeled with SU- 42


Deadline: 01/09/2017

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