March 15, 2015

University of Oslo Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics for International Scholars

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics

Course(s) Offered: Maths
Course Level: Graduate (postdoctoral)
Provider: University of Oslo
Country to Study in: Norway

Scholarship Description
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Oslo in Norway announces the availability of a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics for International Applicants.

The Fellowship will be awarded to the successful applicant who will occupy a Position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow (SKO 1352) available at the Department of Mathematics.

Please note that the starting date is no later than 01.05.2015. And no one can be appointed for more than one fixed-term period at the same institution.

University of Oslo: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Fluid Mechanics

Applicants must have a background within applied mathematics, fluid mechanics, boundary layer – and transitional flows, experimental techniques and signal processing.

Experience with Particle Image Velocimetry and Particle tracking velocimetry is a prerequisite.

Basic knowledge of microfluidics is considered a bonus.

The project objectives (see below) will require the candidates to master numerical, theoretical and experimental analyses.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.

The candidate must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in fluid mechanics.

The main purpose of post-doctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in top academic positions within their disciplines. Please also refer to the regulations pertaining to the conditions of employment for post-doctoral fellowship positions here.

A good command of English is required.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries may apply

Participating Institutions
Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

Fields of study / Project Description
The research fellows will be attached to the Mechanics group. Information about this research group can be found at here. 

The PostDoctoral project will be concerned with biomechanical flow and flow induced vibration with focus on experimental investigation on different flow phenomena.

Number of awards
Not specified by provider

Sponsorship duration
The Post Doctoral fellowship will be for a period of three (3) years; and starting no later than 01.05.2015.

Scholarship benefits
The Successful Fellow(s) will be placed on the Salary below:
Pay Grade: 57 – 65 (NOK 482 800 – 559 600 per year, depending on qualifications and seniority).

Method of Application
Your applications must be submitted online via the official website.

The application must include:
  • Application letter
  • CV (summarizing education, positions, pedagogical experience, administrative experience and other qualifying activity)
  • Copies of educational certificates, transcript of records and letters of recommendation
  • Documentation of English proficiency
  • A complete list of publications and up to 5 academic works that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
  • Names and contact details of 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and telephone number)
Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on this fellowship and also to access the Online Application Submission portal.

The Application deadline is 27 March, 2015

Foreign applicants are advised to attach an explanation of their University's grading system. Please remember that all documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language. Applications with documents missing will not be considered further. Original documentation may be requested.

In accordance with the University of Oslo's equal opportunities policy, the school invites applications from all interested individuals regardless of gender or ethnicity. The University of Oslo has a goal of recruiting more women in academic positions. Women are encouraged to apply.

The University of Oslo (in Norwegian: Universitetet i Oslo), formerly The Royal Frederick University, is the oldest and largest university in Norway, located in the Norwegian capital of Oslo. The university is recognized as one of Northern Europe's most prestigious universities.

The School is Norway’s largest institution of research and education. Its broad range of academic disciplines and internationally esteemed research communities make UiO an important contributor to society.

The Department of Mathematics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. The department has three sections: Mathematics, Mechanics, and Statistics and Insurance Mathematics.

Application Deadline: 27 March 2015
Open to International Applicants: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Norway for International Students

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