PhD position in Renaissance Italian Literature

The Department of Literature and European Languages at the University of Oslo is pleased to announce the opening of a PhD position in Renaissance Italian Literature. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2018.


Potential research topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • the development of literary genres in relation to classical and vernacular antecedents;
  • the commentary tradition and exegesis of texts;
  • sixteenth-century literary criticism and the building of a canon;
  • philological practices and the circulation of texts in various environments;
  • issues of authorship and readership.


Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in a relevant field of study and should have an excellent command of Italian and English. The annual salary range is 436 900- 490 900 NOK depending on qualifications.


More information about the position can be found at: