Grants and fundings

PoreLab is looking for PhD and postdoctoral candidates with whom applications will be submitted to Fridtjof Nansens Fond, VISTA and FINS fellowships.

The PhD positions are normally for three years and the postdoctoral positions are for two years. Interested candidates can send their short CV and 2 page Research Proposal (in one of the areas of interests for PoreLab) to the Principal Investigators or to  the Deputy for the administrative Head (

Fridtjof Nansens Fond til Videnskabens Fremme

Fridtjof Nansens Fond til Videnskabens Fremme calls for applications. An important part of the Nansen Fund’s activities is the reward of outstanding scientific activity by awarding Fridtjof Nansen’s reward for outstanding research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences and within the field of research in the natural sciences and Medicine, as well as Fridtjof Nansen’s reward for younger researchers.

The entire application process is electronic and only applications submitted via will be considered. Remember to apply before the deadline. Deadline for application is 15th of January 2018.

Apply for VISTA-funding

VISTA is a collaboration between Statoil and The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.  They call for applications within the four priority areas: Exploration, Improved recovery, Environment and Future development and operations. Remember to apply before the deadline. Deadline for application is 8th of  January 2018.


Fellows Initiative Natural Sciences (FINS)

The Faculty of Natural Sciences at NTNU has set up the FINS initiative to support excellent junior scientists from outside Norway who plan to submit applications for independent research fellowships (such as Marie Sklodowska Curie Action (MSCA) Individual Fellowships, etc.) in order to pursue an academic research career. Deadline for application is 12th of  April 2018.

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