The Department of Comparative Politics is an exciting place for research and education on political institutions, organizations, processes and behavior at local, national and international levels. The Department administers education programmes in comparative politics at both bachelor and master’s levels, as well as a bachelor programme in European studies. The staff participates actively in national and international research. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the research at the Department.

The duration of the PhD position is 4 years, of which 25 per cent of the time comprises obligatory duties associated with research, teaching and dissemination of results. The employment period for the successful candidate may be reduced if he or she previously has been employed in a PhD position.

As a PhD research fellow you will take part in the doctoral educational programme at UoB. The programme corresponds to a period of three years and leads to the submission of the PhD dissertation.

Salaries starting at level 50 (code 1017) on the government salary scale (equivalent to NOK 430 500,- per year).

Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting Professor Per Selle (, phone +47 55 58 21 71. Please note that a description of the suggested profile of two PhD fellowships can be obtained by contacting professor Selle.

For full information about the position and requirements:

Application deadline: 22 November 2015