The Enterprise of Culture: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

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Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

One open Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (SKO 1352) is available at the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History (IAKH) at the University of Oslo (UiO), starting in September 2014.

The position is a part of the Enterprise of Culture (EOC) project financed by the programme HERA II. IAKH seeks to recruit a postdoctoral candidate with excellent research qualifications who will work within the range of the project’s research profile and themes.

The project aims to generate scientific knowledge about the role of the fashion industry in the post-1945 world. EOC has a network of international collaborative partners working on the history of enterprise and culture at various research institutions. The successful candidate is expected to strengthen the relevant research areas addressed in the project description, to contribute to and participate in the various workshops, conferences and activities organized by EOC, and to be an active member of the Department of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo.

The position is available for a period of two years starting from 1 September 2014. The main purpose of postdoctoral research fellowships is to qualify researchers for work in higher academic positions within their disciplines.


  • A Doctoral Degree in History, or in another discipline related to the Enterprise of Culture research. Law with a speciality in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), business and economics, art history, and museology are examples of relevant disciplines. The doctoral dissertation must be submitted for evaluation before the application deadline.
  • Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written are required.
  • The candidate’s research project must be closely connected to the EOC research agenda.

See here for full information, including application details.

Application deadline: 9 March 2014