PhD Fellowship on employment of vulnerable citizens in small and medium sized enterprises (ENGAGE), Centre for Welfare and Labor Research, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway. Deadline: 24 August 2020.
The PhD position is part of the project “Sustained employment of ‘hard-to-place’ citizens in small and medium sized enterprises: A mixed-method study in Norway and the Netherlands” (ENGAGE). The project is financed by the Norwegian Research Council and Oslo Metropolitan University, and it will run from September 2020 to August 2024.
The project will study employer engagement to promote sustained employment of people with work impairments or disabilities in small and medium sized enterprises. The project is interdisciplinary and finds inspiration in social policy and active labour market studies, Human Resource Management and organization studies, governance studies and studies vocational and occupational rehabilitation.
PhD-fellowship (3 years), Department of Journalism and Media Studies, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway. Deadline: May 29, 2020.
The Department of Journalism and Media Studies (IJM) offers a 3-year PhD fellowship position. The successful applicant will enroll and participate in the doctoral program in library and information science at the Faculty of Social Sciences. She/he will also be a member of one of two research groups at IJM: INDEX or Digital Journalism. The position will be closely connected to one of two international research projects financed by The Norwegian Research Council:
- Understanding Youth Participation and Media literacy in Digital Dialogue Spaces (U-YouPa)
- Source Criticism and Mediated Disinformation (SCAM)
The PhD project is to be designed and conducted in a way that contributes significantly to the project that the successful candidate will be a part of. Applications can either be directed to the U-YouPa or the Scam project (see descriptions below). The applications will be ranked by an external evaluation committee. The position will fall to the applicant with the top-ranked application, given that – after an interview round with the person and the other leading candidates – the candidate is found to be best suited to fill the position.