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Information for PhD applicants at the NMBU

The successful applicant must meet the conditions defined for admission to a PhD programme at NMBU. The applicant must have an academically relevant education corresponding to a five-year Norwegian degree programme, where 120 credits are at master's degree level. The applicant must have a documented strong academic background from previous studies, and be able to document proficiency in both written and oral English. For more detailed information on the admission criteria please see the PhD Regulations and the PhD programme description at the Faculty.

Information for PhD applicants

Eligibility requirements:

  • In order to be admitted, the candidate must fulfill the requirements for admission to PhD education at NMBU. The candidate must have a relevant education equivalent to a five-year Master's degree program with 120 credits at masters level.
  • The applicant must have a strong academic background from previous studies, and be able to document good knowledge in English, both written and oral.
  • For more detailed information on admission criteria, see "Regulations for PhD Degree at the NMBU" and "PhD programme description" for the current PhD programme.

Remuneration and conditions of employment:

  • The position placed in the occupational code 1017 Fellow, pay framework 20 (wage grade 51-62). Fellowships are normally placed in grade 54 (NOK 479 600, -)
  • There is seniority promotion in the position.
  • The employment is in accordance with current national guidelines for employment as a PhD fellow at universities and colleges.
  • The PhD Fellowship position has a fixed term contract.

General information for those who apply for positions at NMBU.

It is assumed that the successful candidate enters an approved programme for a PhD degree and that the work will be planned with a view to completing a doctorate during the stated fixed term period.

Published 25. september 2018 - 14:03 - Updated 22. januar 2020 - 14:51