Funding/Dec 21, 2021

Doctoral Research Fellow in Classics, University of Oslo

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A Doctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1017) in Classics is available at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, and the History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo.

The department’s Classics division has notable research strengths in ancient epic and lyric, the ancient novel, medical prose, modern literary critical approaches to ancient literature (including narratology and intertextuality), historical and formal semantics, ancient multilingualism, Neo-Latin literature (14th-20th century), reception studies and the history of classical scholarship, as well as papyrology, textual criticism, and editorial technique.

Applicants must submit a proposal for a research project within Classics that can be completed within 3 years.

The person appointed will be affiliated with the Faculty's organized research training. The academic work is to result in a doctoral thesis that will be defended at the Faculty with a view to obtaining the degree of PhD. The successful candidate is expected to join the existing research milieu or network and contribute to its development. PhD students are expected to participate in the Classics Seminar and present results of their ongoing research at least once a year.

Qualification requirements

  • A Master's degree or equivalent in Classics (Greek and/or Latin philology). The Master's degree must have been obtained and the final evaluation must be available by the application deadline
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English