University of Southern Denmark, Department of History
PhD Vacancy: Position in Denmark and Northern Canada
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The Centre for Modern Middle East and Muslim Studies at the Department of History invites applications for one PhD scholarship in the research project “The Arctic Muslim”: Islamic Traditions and Modern Subjectivity in the Western North”. The project is funded by the Danish Research Council (DFF) and a part of the Centre’s long-term research programme on Modern Muslim Subjectivities.
The successful candidate holds a MA in Religious Studies, the Sociology, History or Anthropology of Religion and/or Islamic Studies. She/he conducts one of the two case studies of the project entailing approximately ten months of fieldwork among Muslim communities in Northern and Arctic Canada. The fieldwork period includes the winter months. While conducting field work the candidate will be affiliated with Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. Documented excellent knowledge in spoken and written English is indispensable, knowledge of Arabic will be an advantage.
Only applicants who will have passed their MA exams are eligible for the scholarship. The PhD position starts in September 2022 at the latest and runs for a three-year period.
A more detailed job description is available from the Head of Department, Prof. Martin Rheinheimer, phone: +45 6550 4201, mail: email@example.com
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.
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations), Cirkulære om overenskomst for Akademikere i staten 2019 (the document only exists in Danish).
To qualify for a PhD position, you must have completed a relevant master's degree with a good assessment by the application deadline.
The application should include:
- Special PhD-application form found here
- Curriculum Vitae
- Detailed project description, no more than 5 pages
- 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
You can apply for the job at Faculty of Humanities by completing the application form
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.
Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates. We only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. 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. 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.
Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee and the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Department who will assemble an appointments committee. An interview may form part of the overall assessment of the applicants’ qualifications. The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.
If the application does not meet the requirements mentioned above, the Faculty of Humanities may reject your application without further notice. Applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.
Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process. Please note that only a shortlisted applicant will receive an assessment.
Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online” and the Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply” before applying.
We recommend that as an international applicant you take the time to visit Working in Denmark where you will find information and facts about moving to, working and living in Denmark, as well as the International Staff Office at SDU.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
Further information about the PhD-program at the Faculty of Humanities can be found here.
Head of Department, Prof. Martin Rheinheimer, phone: +45 6550 4201, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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