Description: The PhD Scholarship is funded by the UCPH Excellence Program for Interdisciplinary Research and is part of “Changing Disasters”, an interdisciplinary research program setting out to explore the relationship between disasters and societies. The aim of “Changing Disasters” is to investigate how the perpetual presence of real or virtual disasters gives shape to contemporary societies. As hybrid phenomena disasters cannot be explored without 360 degrees knowledge of the various dimensions of human life. The research project is therefore coordinated by researchers from all six faculties of the University of Copenhagen covering theology, law, cultural studies, anthropology, engineering and economics.
Eligibility: -The applicant must have prior fieldwork experience from a disaster, complex emergency and/or development setting and a degree in anthropology or a related discipline.
-They expect a student with a good track record and good communicative and analytical skills.
-Relevant inter-disciplinary experience is considered a qualification, and interest in interdisciplinary work a requirement.
-Theyexpect applicants to be able to take active part in, and contribute to establishing, an international, interdisciplinary working environment, characterized by high performance standards, entrepreneurship, curiosity and dynamism.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.
Subject: Various Courses
Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD degree level at Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Provider: UCPH Excellence Program for Interdisciplinary Research
For Which Country: Denmark
For Whom: Danish Students
Number of awards offered: Not Known
Duration of award(s): The PhD Student has a work obligation of up to 840 hours over the 3 year period of time without additional pay. The work obligation can for instance include teaching.
What does it cover? PhD students are paid a salary in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: The applicants will be notified of the composition of the committee. When the assessment committee has finished the evaluation each applicant will receive the evaluation of his/her application.
Deadline: The deadline for applications is 30-05-2013.