2 PhD positions in Psychology Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Teknologivegen, Gjøvik, Norway
Posted on December 4, 2017 / 295

The Department of Psychology at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) offers two positions as PhD Candidate in Work and organizational psychology or Human Factors.

Duration: 3 years

About the positions:

  • These positions are part of a larger project called “Immersive Visual Technologies for Safety-critical Applications” (ImmerSAFE).
  • The Immersafe project will include 15 PhD candidates in five countries (Finland, Croatia, Italy, Norway, and Sweden).
  • The PhD positions are open for all nationalities.
  • The recruited PhD candidates will interact extensively with the 14 partners in the project and the PhD candidates will do part of their research for up to 3 months at two of the partners.
  • The project is funded by EU, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions, Innovative Training Network (ITN) Call H2020-2017.


  • Applicant must have completed master’s degree in Work and organizational psychology or Human factors or education of equivalent type and level.
  • Applicants must have a strong academic record from their previous studies, and must have a weighted average grade for the last two years of their master’s or equivalent education (equivalent to 120 credits) of B or higher in terms of NTNU’s grading scale.
  • Applicants must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and not yet have been awarded a doctoral degree at the time of recruitment.
  • Applicant must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of their host organization (Norway) for more than a year in the 3 years immediately prior to the recruitment date.
  • Applicant must possess fluency in English (orally and written).


  • Apply online and include the following:
  • An extended motivation letter (up to 3 pages) showing the candidate’s motivation, specific background and potential for the position.
  • CV, recommendation letters, certificates and diplomas.
  • Publications (also master thesis) and other relevant scientific work.
  • List of references with contact information.
  • Specification of whether or not the applicant applies for one or both of the PhD projects.
  • A specification of residency in the 3 years prior to the application deadline and a declaration that the applicant has not lived in Norway for more than 1 year for the last 3 years (cf. the H2020 MSCA Mobility Rule).
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Norway
Subject areas Psychology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 10.01.2018

Listing Type : Scholarships
Program Offered : Ph.D
Language : English
Official Website : https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/145109/phd-candidates-in-psychology
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