Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET)
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PhD Candidate - Climate Change in Media and Public Perception

Join our dynamic research centre! PhD position on climate change in the media and public perception is now open for applicants. Application deadline: 1st of February.

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The PhD candidate will be supervised by, and work closely with, Associate Professor Dr. Silje Kristiansen, on research connected to climate change in the media and in public perception. Projects can focus on either media or public perception, or a combination of the two. Projects should focus on a Norwegian, Nordic, or international comparative perspective (including Norway) media context. Specific topics of relevance could address media and stakeholder communication and public perceptions concerning the environment, food, risk, science, behavioral and lifestyle change, and health.

The PhD candidate is expected to develop a research project fulfilling the requirements of a PhD in close collaboration with Dr. Kristiansen in the early phase of the fellowship. At the application stage, candidates are asked to submit a letter of motivation, which describes how the candidate’s relevant competence and how this competence matches the research focus described above. The PhD candidate will have their/her/his workplace at CET and is expected to contribute to making CET a dynamic and productive academic environment.

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Application deadline: 1st of February 2023


Additional information about the position is obtainable by contacting Associate Professor Silje Kristiansen

Practical questions regarding the application procedures should be directed to Adviser – HR, Bodil Hægland