PhD Position: Cancer Research, NIH, Oslo, Norway

Postdoc in Norway

PhD Position: Cancer Research: Join the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NIH) in a cutting-edge PhD fellowship focusing on Exercise Oncology. Investigate the nexus between physical activity, fitness, and prostate cancer under the guidance of leading researchers.

Summary Table:

  • Employer: The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
  • Location: Oslo, Norway
  • Designation: PhD Fellow
  • Research Area: Exercise Oncology
  • Scope: Full-time
  • Duration: Temporary (3 years)
  • Deadline: 28th July 2024

Job Description:
As a PhD student at NIH, you will conduct independent research on the relationship between physical activity and prostate cancer, collaborating closely with experts in the field. Your responsibilities include executing research protocols, data analysis, and dissemination of findings through publications and conferences. Teaching opportunities may also be available.

Applicants must hold a two-year master’s degree in sports science or a related field, with a minimum average grade of B. Prior experience in research, particularly in oncological or health-related settings, is preferred. Proficiency in English and Norwegian (or another Scandinavian language) is required.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit the following documents in English:

  1. A cover letter detailing motivation for the PhD project
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Transcripts of academic records (BSc and MSc)
  4. Publications (if any)
  5. References and recommendations

Applications must be submitted through NIH’s electronic recruiting system. International applicants should ensure their qualifications are recognized by the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills.

Last Date for Apply: 28th July 2024

For further information, contact Supervisor May Grydeland ( or Head of Department Klavs Madsen ( Administration queries can be directed to Elisabeth Olsen (

Take the next step in your research career and contribute to groundbreaking advancements in Exercise Oncology. Apply now and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to improving health outcomes for individuals with prostate cancer.



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