Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral fellow in Political Science, security, nuclear weapons
Applications are invited from excellent candidates from all parts of political science, including public policy and administration, comparative politics, political theory and international relations. The appointment is for a fixed, non-tenured term of 3,5 years. The appointee will have a 25% teaching requirement. Successful applicants must therefore be prepared to teach Bachelor's and Master's level courses within the Department's course portfolio as well as tutor Master's students.
Applicants must formulate a research proposal that lays out a promising research agenda that can be fulfilled in the course of 3,5 years. This research agenda must focus on political or strategic challenges associated with nuclear weapons, combining strong methodological and/or theoretical foundations with a policy-relevant research question. This position is part of Oslo Nuclear Project, headed by Dr. Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer. Oslo Nuclear Project (ONP) is a new research program focusing on political and strategic challenges associated with nuclear weapons. ONP is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and supported by the Department of Political Science.