PhD scholarship within veterinary anaesthesiology
The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
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NMBU has 1700 employees and 5200 students and is organized in seven faculties. NMBU has a campus in Ås and in Oslo. In the autumn of 2020 we are co-located on Ås. Further information on NMBU is available at www.nmbu.no
About the position
The Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences , Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has vacant a 3-year PhD–position in veterinary anaesthesiology.
This research project called "Opioid effects on the motor system" is financed by NMBU. It is a cooperative effort between the anaesthesia and pharmacology groups at NMBU and the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo.
The work will be performed on pigs to investigate neurological mechanisms resulting in the locomotor effects of opioids, utilizing behavioral- and electrophysiological methods as well as analysis of neurotransmitters.
The successful candidate will be admitted to the PhD program of the University and be expected to finish a PhD thesis within the designated timeframe. This will include:
- Enter a plan for the progress of the work towards a PhD degree during the first months of the appointment
- Under supervision plan and perform experimental work
- Analyse data
- Participate in organised training in scientific methodology
- Publish at least three peer-reviewed scientific manuscripts and include this work in a PhD thesis.
Qualifications and Skills
The successful applicant must have a degree in veterinary medicine from an institution that will result in authorisation as a veterinarian in Norway. The applicant must have a documented strong academic background from previous studies, and be proficient in both written and oral English. For more detailed information on the admission criteria please see the PhD Regulations and the relevant PhD programme for Veterinary Science .
Required academic qualifications
- A degree in veterinary medicine from an institution that will result in authorisation as a veterinarian in Norway
- Abilities in written and oral English at a high level
Desired academic qualifications
- Experience in scientific work
- Some clinical experience
Required personal skills
- Ability for independent and critical thinking
- Ability to work patiently, focused and accurately
Desired personal skills
- Positiv and cooperative attitude
Remuneration and information
The position is placed in government pay scale position code 1017 PhD Fellow, wage framework 20, salary grade 51-62 (NOK449 400 – 544 400). PhD Fellows are normally placed in pay grade 51 (NOK 449 400) on the Norwegian Government salary scale upon employment and follow ordinary meriting regulations.
Employment is conducted according to national guidelines for University and Technical College PhD scholars.
For further information, please contact Professor Henning Andreas Haga, supervisor by
e-mail: email@example.com , or by phone +47 67232393
Information for PhD applicants and general Information to applicants
To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply for this job' button above. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
Applications should include (electronically) a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, full publication list, copies of degree certificates and transcripts of academic records (all certified), and a list of two persons who may act as references (with phone numbers and e-mail addresses).
Publications should be included electronically within the application deadline. The relevant NMBU Department may require further documentation, e.g. proof of English proficiency.
Application deadline: April 12th 2019
Printed material which cannot be sent electronically should be sent by surface mail to NMBU Veterinærhøgskolen, Institutt for sports- og familiedyrmedisin, Postboks 369 sentrum, 0102 Oslo, within April 12th 2019 . Please quote reference number 19/00787 .
If it is difficult to judge the applicant’s contribution for publications with multiple authors, a short description of the applicant’s contribution must be included.
About the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine educates veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, and carries out extensive research in veterinary medicine and related biomedical fields.
The high level of research-based teaching at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine produces top quality graduates, and assures the professional quality of veterinary medicine in Norway.
The Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences consist of a Small Animal Clinic, an Equine Clinic and a Unit for Anaesthesia and Radiology. The major responsibilities of the department are undergraduate and postgraduate education, research and scientific communication. The anaesthesia team consists of two ECVAA diplomats, an ECVAA-resident, as well several veterinary technicians.
We are currently based at Campus Adamstuen in Oslo, but will be relocating to brand new premises in Ås in August 2020.
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