University of Southern Denmark 2 PhD Fellowships in the Field of Comtemporary Middle East Studies 2017, Denmark

Publish Date: Jan 18, 2017

Deadline: Apr 03, 2017

2 PhD Fellowships in the field of Comtemporary Middle East Studies

The Centre for Contemporary Middle East Studies at the Department of History invites applications for two PhD scholarships in the field of Contemporary Middle East Studies.

The research profile of the Centre comprises:

• International relations of the Middle East
• The contemporary Middle East and Gulf region
• Social and cultural developments in modern Islam
• Immigration studies

Documented knowledge of a regional language and/or longer periods of residence in the region will be an advantage. Moreover, candidates with a background in religious studies or U.S.-Middle Eastern relations are welcome to apply.

Only applicants who will have passed their MA exams are eligible for the scholarships.

A more detailed job description is available from the Head of Department, Prof. Martin Rheinheimer, phone: 65504201 , mail: 

Application, salary and conditions of employment etc.

A PhD Fellowship is a three-year position. Employment ends automatically by the end of the period. The holder of the fellowship is not allowed to have other paid employment during the three-year period.

To qualify for a PhD position you must have completed a relevant master's degree with a good assessment by the application deadline.
Applications will be assessed by an expert assessment panel. All applicants will receive the part of the panel’s assessment that is relevant to their application.
An interview may form part of the overall assessment of the applicants’ qualifications.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the Protocol on PhD Research Fellow signed by the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) Juli 1st, 2013, enclosure 5, Cirkulære om overenskomst for Akademikere i staten 2015.
Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online” at the bottom of this page.
Please note that we only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. We do not accept zip-files, jpg or other image files.
All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.
In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file.
The Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply” before applying.
Application and all appendices must be in Danish, English or one of the Scandinavian languages.
Only material in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English will be assessed. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates.

The application should include:

  • Special PhD-application form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Detailed project description, no more than 5 pages a 2400 units (including spaces)
  • Examination certificates
  • A maximum of 2 of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication. For any publication with a co-author, a co-author statement must be submitted as part of the pdf-file

For more information click "Further official information" below.

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