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Postdoctoral Fellowship on Jihadism - 17/02293

Trabajos en Noruega (Akershus) de Profesores de universidades y de la enseñanza superior

Clasificación del trabajo: Profesionales científicos e intelectuales : Profesionales de la enseñanza : Profesores de universidades y de la enseñanza superior : Profesores de universidades y de la enseñanza superior.
Professionals : Teaching professionals : University and higher education teachers : University and higher education teachers.

Descripción de la oferta de trabajo:

Global challenges regarding energy and climate change, the environment, health, food safety, technology and renewable solutions, use and conservation of land and natural resources, and development of the bio-economy, requires greater effort. NMBU is well equipped to conduct further research in these fields. NMBU's expertise spans entire value chains and includes both basic and applied research.


On 1 January 2014, the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science and the University of Life Sciences merged and became -NMBU, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. NMBU has 1700 employees and 5200 students, and is currently located on two campuses - Ås, about 30 km south of Oslo, and Adamstuen in Oslo. In 2020, the new research- and education-building for veterinary science will be completed and all of NMBU will then be located at Campus Ås.


Further information about NMBU is available on

Jobbnorge ID: 139160

The Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric, at the Faculty of Landscape and Society, invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on Jihadism, political violence and the economies in East Africa, North Africa or the Middle East. The fellowship is for 2 years.


The Faculty of Landscape and Society has 1300 students and 180 staff. It consists of five sub-units, carrying out research and education in the fields of urban and regional planning, property management and law, landscape architecture, international environment and development studies, and public health.


The Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric is engaged in education, research, institutional collaboration and assignments within international environment and development studies. The Department has a PhD programme, three Master programmes and a Bachelor programme. The Department has approximately 45 academic staff 35 doctoral candidates and 400 students. Noragric has four research clusters: Climate Change, Agriculture and Development; Conflict, Human Security and Development; Environmental Governance; and Rights and Power in Development. For further information, please visit:



Main tasks

The candidate will be devoted to research on Jihadi Groups, mainly in Africa, but also potentially in the Middle East. This includes fieldwork in the relevant regions. The candidate is expected to publish peer reviewed articles from her/his research during the post-doc. The research is a part of a research project on Jihadi Groups funded by the Norwegian Research Council.



Required qualifications

  • Applicants must have a PhD degree, or have a PhD thesis accepted for defence when submitting the application, in an academic field relevant for Noragric. Appointment in the position is conditional on the candidate having successfully defended the PhD thesis.
  • Prior research-based theoretical and empirical knowledge on political economy and sociology of religious groups and radicalism.
  • Documented knowledge of East/North Africa and/or the Middle East.
  • A good publication record of peer reviewed articles, books or book chapters, demonstrating originality, independence and productivity.
  • Fluent in English


Desirable qualifications

  • Proficiency in Somali and/or Arabic
  • Documented experience in research communication
  • Experience with security, political processes and diplomacy in conflict situations.


NMBU offers

  • An optimistic and forward-looking academic institution with a strong emphasis on pr

Servicio de empleo de origen: NAV, Servicios Públicos de Empleo, Noruega.

País del trabajo: Noruega.

Región: Akershus.

Ver 429 ofertas de trabajo en "Akershus" (Noruega).

Fecha de inicio: 09/06/2017.

Nº de vacantes: 1.

Alojamiento facilitado: No.

Traslado incluido: No.

Se requieren cualificaciones profesionales: No.

Salario: 0.0 NOK mínimo y 0.0 NOK máximo (Anualmente).

Cómo solicitar: Otros (véase la descripción).

Empresa: Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige unive.

Dirección: Universitetstunet 3 1430 ÅS.

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