Scholarship Summary: The Oslo School of Architecture and Design calls for applications to two full-time Ph.D. Fellowships in Architecture for a three year period starting September 2011.

The successful applicants will join the research project Place and Displacement: Exhibiting Architecture. The positions are based at the Institute of Form, heory and History (FTH), and requires full-time attendance, including participation in the research education program (Ph.D. program).

Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in a field of relevance to the project, preferably in architecture, architectural history and theory, art history, heritage studies or museum studies. Priority will be given to applicants with a Master’s Degree in architecture.

The application must include:
* An application letter
* A fully completed application form (see link below)
* A tentative project description of maximum 5 pages
* Curriculum vitae
* Copies of educational certificates (foreign applicants must attach an explanation of their university’s grading system)
* 2 references or recommendations explaining why, in the referee’s opinion, the candidate is qualified to undertake the prospective research at AHO
* If relevant: List of publications and/or academic work that the applicant wishes to be considered by the evaluation committee
* Applicants who do not have English or a Scandinavian language as their mother tongue: documentation of knowledge of English (TOEFL-test or similar)
* All documents should be in English or a Scandinavian language.

The material will be assessed according to the following criteria
* The quality of the project description and its relevance for the research project
* The academic competence of the applicant
* The applicant’s suitability within the research project

Position & Salary:
Ph.D. Research Fellow (SKO 1017), pay grade: (383 700,- NOK). Normal employment conditions for state employees apply for the position. AHO has its own company health service.

For further information, please contact:
* Professor Thordis Arrhenius ( ) or
* Research administrator Birgitte Pollen ( )

Submission of application:
The application (with all enclosures) must be submitted in 5 paper copies and sent to:

Place and Displacement – Ph.D. Fellow
P.b. 6768 St. Olavs plass
0130 Oslo, Norway

In addition, the application should be sent electronically to
In the subject field, please write "Research fellow – Place and Displacement”.

For further details please visit PhD Fellowship in Architecture, Norway.

Note: Application deadline to the PhD Fellowship in Architecture, Norway is 16 May, 2011.

Please mention on your application while applying for this scholarship.

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