Scholarship in Norwegian Studies in London, UK

Published 23 October 2020
Garden at UCL facilities.
Garden at UCL facilities.

The School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) at University College London (UCL) is now offering a studentship in Norwegian Studies. The studentship combines a part-time postgraduate scholarship and a part-time Postgraduate Teaching Assistantship in Norwegian. The deadline for applications is 16 November 2020 for a start in January 2021 or as early as possible after that.

The scholarship, which is the result of a collaboration between the Department of Scandinavian Studies and the Anglo-Norse Society in London, offers the following: 

  • a stipend of £2,685 per annum for up to 6 years, which corresponds to the UK/EU part-time tuition fees for a PhD at the School of European Languages, Culture and Society; 
  • salary remuneration associated to the provision of a minimum of 160 contact hours in Norwegian language teaching per academic year. This is a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant position paid at UCL Salary grade 6.

This is a really exciting opportunity for a candidate to develop a PhD research project and gain substantial teaching experience, while being supported by staff members at UCL Scandinavian Studies and UCL's Arena Centre which facilitates professional development within teaching in Higher Education. 

The proposed PhD topic must include a Norwegian aspect but can span across a wide range of disciplines so please feel free to share this as widely as possible to anyone interested in pursuing a PhD in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 

The deadline is 16 November 2020 for a start in January 2021 or as early as possible after that

Full details of the studentship and a job description are available here.

Please feel free to direct any question to myself (Prof Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, Professor of Scandinavian and Comparative Literature and Director of Scandinavian Studies at UCL, j.stougaard-nielsenucl.acuk) and/or my colleague Dr Elettra Carbone (Lecturer in Norwegian Studies, elettra.carboneucl.acuk).