The postdoctoral fellowship provides an exciting opportunity for an early career researcher to contribute to research seeking to improve natural resource governance in resource-
rich, developing countries. The position is available at the Department of Geography and is a fixed-term position for two years.
The available postdoc project is to examine citizen engagement in local natural resource management in the context of the transnational extractive industries operating in the Global South.
The focus of the postdoc project is on information disclosure, transparency and the formation of agency’ through the making of citizenship, and how these relate to material and discursive struggles over access, control and management of high-
value natural resources and resource revenues.
The postdoc fellow will in particular use a qualitative fieldwork approach in which s / he facilitates the development of information innovations by citizens, such as new ways of thinking about information disclosure in the context of natural resource management.
The postdoc fellow will contribute to the development of an innovative methodological approach that combines quantitative field experiments and qualitative field intervention.
Fieldwork will be conducted in Indonesia.
Information about the Department of Geography
Currently the Department employs 9 professors, 7 associate professors, 2 researchers, 2 post doctors and 13 PhD candidates.
Mobility, transnationalism and inequality; and Innovation and regional changes. More information about the Department can be found at https : / / www.ntnu.edu / geography.
The postdoctoral fellow will be responsible for the following tasks :
Geography Research Unit, University of Oulu, Finland; and Department of Politics and Government, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia
Employment will be activated in accordance with existing regulations of 31.01.2006 and Regulations for the required duties and employment conditions at NTNU.
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Salary and conditions
The postdoctoral fellow will be paid according to salary scale 24 in the national salary scheme, from gross NOK 490 500,-
per year, of which 2 % is deducted for the State Pension Scheme.
Terms and conditions of the position are subject to the current Acts and Regulations for Norwegian State Employees.
Primary residence in Trondheim is a prerequisite.
A good work environment is characterized by diversity. We encourage qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, disabilities or cultural background.
NTNU is an inclusive workplace.
Application should within deadline include :
Joint scientific work will be evaluated. If it is difficult to identify the contributions from individuals in a joint piece of work, applicants should enclose a short descriptive summary of what he / she contributed to the work.
Applicants with a diploma from a foreign university are advised to provide an explanation of the university's grading system.
Please note that all documents should be translated in English or in a Scandinavian language.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview at NTNU.
Information about the applicants may be open to public inspection as provided by the Freedom of Information Act.
Further information about the position is available from Associate Professor Ståle Angen Rye (stale.angen.rye ntnu.no) or Professor Päivi Lujala (paivi.lujala ntnu.no).
For information about processing of applications, please contact HR, Aaste Line Strand (aaste.l.strand ntnu.no).
Applications including attachments should be sent electronically through www.jobbnorge.no.