Please notify possible applicants regarding the PhD scholarship at the University of Bergen, as adverties in Anthropology Today (see below). The deadline has been extended to February 28 2009.
Dr. Cato Berg
University of Bergen
Fosswinckels gate 6, N-5007 Bergen, Norway
Tel.: (+47) 55589355, Fax: (+47) 55589260
E-mail: [log in to unmask]
Doctoral Fellow in
University of Bergen
A position as doctoral fellow in social
anthropology is available at the Department
of Social Anthropology, University of Bergen,
Norway. The fellowship has been established
in recognition of the distinguished contribution
of Professor Fredrik Barth, the Department's
founder, to anthropological knowledge. The
position runs for a fixed term of 3 years
from the date agreed including a year of
ethnographic fieldwork in a region of the
successful candidate's own choosing.
Applicants must have achieved a Master's
degree in social or cultural anthropology by the
closing date for applications. The fellowship is
open to citizens of countries outside the USA,
Canada, Japan, the European Community,
Australia and New Zealand.
The successful candidate must meet the
formal requirements for admission to the PhD
programme at the University of Bergen. A
proposal for the PhD project (total 6-8 pages)
must be submitted with the application.
Information about the University of Bergen's
PhD programme and an application form are
available at http://www.uib.no/english/research/
The fellowship covers travel to and from
Bergen, basic accommodation, subsistence
and tuition costs in Bergen, and travel and
research maintenance in the field. The
candidate is expected to complete the PhD
programme within the 3-year period of the
Further information about the position can
be obtained from Professor Bruce Kapferer
(e-mail [log in to unmask]). The
department's website is at http://ugle.svf.uib.
The successful applicant must comply with the
guidelines that apply to the position at any time.
The application must be submitted in 3
copies, sorted into 3 identical bundles, each
with a complete overview of education and
professional activities (CV), certified copies of
diplomas and transcripts, copies of scholarly
works, and a separate list of publications.
Applications should be to The Department of
Social Anthropology, University of Bergen,
PO Box 7801, N-5020 Bergen, Norway,
by 31 January 2009.
Please note that email applications will not be