UiA PhD Research Fellowships, Norway 2022-23

Do you need financial assistance to finish your education? Then the UiA PhD Research Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology offered by the University of Agder (UiA) are the perfect chance for you. The application period for the academic year 2022–2023 is currently open.

The microbial communities in this ford and coastal ecosystem will undergo changes, and these changes causes will be the main focus of the PhD thesis. To detect microbial organisms and possibly also microbial functions, molecular genetic methods will be applied.

University of Agder (UiA)
University of Agder (UiA)

A public institution in Norway, the University of Agder has campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad. On September 1st 2007, it was given full university status and changed its name to University of Agder (UiA). The University of Arizona aspires to be a welcoming, all-inclusive institution with a collaborative atmosphere. At Agder, knowledge is successfully co-created by staff, students, and the greater community. A rector who is elected and a university director who is appointed oversee the state-owned University of Agder (UiA).

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    It is a thriving university with well-trained faculty, incredible amenities, and a great learning atmosphere. The university was ranked 1266. It has a number of high-priority research centres in areas like nutrition, eHealth, mathematics, artificial intelligence, and coastal ecology. One of only two business schools in Norway to receive AACSB accreditation is the School of Business and Law at UiA.

    University of Agder (UiA)
    University of Agder (UiA)

    More About University of Agder (UiA)

    A public university with campuses in Kristiansand and Grimstad, Norway, is called the University of Agder (UiA), formerly known as Agder College and Agder University College. The Agder University College and five other institutions, including a technical college and a nursing school, were merged to create the institution in 1994 as a university college, and it was given the status of a complete university in 2007.

    There is shared leadership at UiA. The faculty, staff, and students elect the rector, who serves as the chief executive officer of the university board and is in charge of the academic programmes and extracurricular activities. As the head of administration, the university director is in charge of both financial and administrative matters.

    The six public regional colleges in the Agder counties were merged into one institution in 1994, creating Agder University College. On September 1st, 2007, The University College obtained complete collegiate accreditation and changed its name to The University of Agder (UiA).

    University of Agder (UiA)
    University of Agder (UiA)

    UiA Fellowship Description

    • University or Organization: University of Agder (UiA)
    • Department: Department of Natural Sciences
    • Course LevelPhD
    • Award: Salary (NOK 501 200)
    • Number of Awards:
    • Access Mode: Online
    • Nationality: International
    • The award can be taken in Norway.
    • Application Deadline:  Applications must be received by July 10, 2022.
    University of Agder (UiA)
    University of Agder (UiA)

    Eligibility For UiA Fellowship

    • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
    • Eligible Course or Subjects: PhD degree in marine microbial ecology.
    • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
    • Marine fieldwork experience
    • Laboratory measurements related to seawater and plankton samples
    • Molecular ecology-related laboratory techniques
    • Bioinformatic competence (e.g. in analyzing genetic, genome or transcriptome data)
    • Driver’s license for car

    How to Apply For UiA Fellowship

    • How to Apply: The application and any necessary information about education and experience (including diplomas and certificates) will be sent electronically. Use the link “Apply for this job. “
    • Supporting Documents: The following documentation must be uploaded electronically:
    • Certificates with grades
    • Master’s thesis
    • References
    • Academic work and R&D projects, as well as a list of these
    • The project description has a full scope of 2 pages, including a reference list. The outline should present and discuss possible research questions, theoretical perspectives and methods within the framework.
    • Admission Requirements: Students must have a master’s degree in marine biology, microbial ecology or a similar/related field. Candidates in the closing stages of their master’s degree can also apply.
    • Language Requirement: International candidates that are not exempt from the English language requirements under the guidelines of the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) must document this through one of the following tests with the stated results or better:
    • TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language with a minimum score of 600 for the Paper-based Test (PBT) or 92 for the Internet-based Test (iBT)
    • IELTS – International English Language Testing System, with the result of 6.5

    UiA Fellowship Benefits

    The university will provide a salary of NOK 501 200 gross per year.

    • Professional development in a large, exciting and socially influential organisation
    • A positive, inclusive and diverse working environment
    • Modern facilities and a comprehensive set of welfare offers
    • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund

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