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PhD research fellowship

Offentlig forvaltning

Oslo University Hospital is Norway’s largest hospital, with over 20,000 employees, and has a budget of NOK 22 billion. The hospital is a local hospital for a part of Oslo's population, a regional hospital for residents in Health South-East and has numerous national functions. Oslo University Hospital is responsible for the majority of medical research and education of health personnel in Norway. 

The Department of Physics and Computational Radiology is part of the Division for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at Oslo University Hospital (OUH). Our department includes over 70 people associated with diagnostic physics and research, including artificial intelligence for medical imaging. We also coordinate, and take part in, multiple national and international research studies. The primary tasks of the department include R&D in the fields of MR, PET and CT imaging, as well as serving OUH and most hospitals in the South Eastern Health Region in Norway.

Oslo University Hospital is a workplace with great diversity. We believe this is essential to perform the tasks required of us. Therefore, we pursue diversity among our job applicants and encourage everyone to apply regardless of who you are and what background you have.


  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, medicine, or related field.
  • A qualified applicant should have training and experience in one or preferably several of the following areas: cognitive or computational neuroscience, experimental psychology, quantitative statistical analysis, mental illness/chronic pain
  • Coding skills are a strong advantage. The applicant should have either experience or strong interest in coding and statistical modeling, preferably in R, python, Matlab or similar.
  • Previous experience with neuroimaging and/or working with large-scale datasets will be considered a substantial strength.
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English is required.


The application must include:
Cover letter (statement of motivation for this position, brief summary of scientific experience and research interests)
A CV with full education, academic experiences, detailed skills and a list of publications if applicable.
Certified copies of diplomas, grade transcripts and any other testimonials.
List of reference persons: 2-3 references (name, relation to candidate, e-mail and phone number).

Personlige egenskaper:

  • Ambitious and innovative with the ability to contribute and thrive in an inter-disciplinary and active research environment.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills (team player).
  • Special emphasis will be placed on the candidate’s motivation for the job

Vi tilbyr:

  • An inclusive and inspirational work environment in an ambitious and interdisciplinary research environment
  • Excellent opportunities for academic and personal development
  • Opportunity for collaboration and networking with international research groups
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement. In addition, Oslo offers a family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities in its immediate surroundings.
  • Starting date: Negotiable, but within December 1st 2022.