Fully Funded Scholarships (PhD) position in Public Administration/Public Policy – Norway

“Understanding value co-creation in Public services for transforming European Public administration (Co-VAL)

Applications are invited from International and Norwegian students for Fully Funded PhD Scholarships position in Public Administration/Public Policy at the Inland School of Business and Social Sciences, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN University), Norway.


Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences is involved in a research project, “Understanding value co-creation in public services for transforming European public administration (Co-VAL)”, which is funded by the EU’s research program H2020. The project has participant institutions from 10 countries. A work package aims at developing a better measurement for mapping innovations in the public sector. The new questionnaire has been tested, and a large survey on innovation is now being carried out in Norway, Spain, England, France and Hungary.

The survey focuses on the methods used to develop and implement new or improved services, or processes, in the public sector (defined as innovations in the survey). Many questions focus on innovations that have been introduced over the past two years. Additional questions deal with the source of the ideas for these innovations, the use of various inputs and resources in the development processes, the possible involvement of future users of those innovations, and any obstacles that might have obstructed the development.


Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:

  • Annual salary of NOK 456 400. If 4 years with 25 % teaching duties is agreed upon, 25 % will be remunerated according to the appropriate level for a teaching position, on the basis of an evaluation of relevant qualifications
  • An academically stimulating work environment with engaged colleagues and a growing institution
  • An attractive place to live, with immediate access to nature, urban environments and a variety of offers within culture and sports.
  • A beautiful campus, situated in peaceful surroundings just outside of the center of Lillehammer.
  • Good welfare benefits
  • Good pension benefits, under the Norwegian Public Service Pension Funds


To be eligible for Postdoctoral Fellow, an applicant must:

  • have a master’s degree including a master’s thesis
  • expertise in relevant ICT software and statistics program
  • ability to work independently and purposefully but also have a command of co-operation on research tasks and publishing.
  • have excellent proficiency in English language (oral and written)


To apply for Fully Funded Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate Dynamics, an applicant must submit the following documents with application:

  • Application letter
  • Project description and progress plan (4-5 pages) for the work to be undertaken, where academic relevance and different challenges and possibilities within the project is being outlined
  • Curriculum Vitae (summarizing education, positions and academic work)
  • Copies of educational certificates and letters of recommendation (if any)
  • A complete list of publications (if any)

Scholarships position link

Fully Funded Scholarships position in Norway

Publish Date:
Institute Name: Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Degree/Course: PhD
Deadline: August 25, 2019
Country: Norway
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