Aalborg University PhD Stipend in Global Refugee Studies
The primary tasks in the position are research and teaching within Global Refugee Studies. In terms of research the successful applicant will be part of the research unit at Global Refugee Studies with an analytical focus on the relationship between conflict, forced displacement and forced stuckness (i.e. the inability to leave). To complement existing competencies in the unit, applicants with specialization within the study of internally displaced people and forced displacement, especially with a geographical focus on Latin America and Asia, will be prioritized.
In terms of teaching the position is attached to the master specialization program in Global Refugee Studies at the Department of Culture and Global Studies at the Copenhagen Campus. Although this position requires a level of professional competence in Global Refugee Studies, it is also expected that the applicant is able to conduct teaching in at least two of the subsequent disciplines: cultural studies, international relations, international political economy and development studies. The position may also include teaching and supervision obligations in other programs under the School of Culture and Global Studies.
The Faculty of Social Sciences wishes to ensure that PhD scholarships provide career opportunities both within and outside of the university. For that reason, PhD scholarships are formed in a manner ensuring that the competencies achieved in the position qualifies to both a career within research and a career in the private and/or public sector.
The PhD scholarship has a duration of three years. Applicants to the PhD scholarship must hold a degree equivalent to a Danish Master’s degree. Applicants enrolled at a Danish Master programme who expect to graduate before the date of appointment must forward a copy of their thesis contract and documentation for the date of their final exam.
The completion of the scholarship will be in accordance with the Ministerial Order
on the PhD Programme at the Universities No 1039 of 27 August 2013 (only available in Danish), and it is a prerequisite for allocation of a scholarship that enrolment as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Social Sciences
The assessment of the applicants will be undertaken by an expert assessment committee.
You may obtain further information regarding the academic contents of the position from Professor (MSO), Steffen Jensen, email: email@example.com.
If you have questions regarding the procedure of applying for the position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Appointment and salary in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities No 242 of 13 March 2012 and The Ministry of Higher Education and Science Circular concerning the job structure for academic staff at universities of 19 August 2015. Salary will be in accordance with the agreements in force.