Aalborg Universitet (AAU)
At the Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Culture and Global Studies, a PhD scholarship in the European Central Middle Ages is open for appointment on 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible.
The successful applicant will be working on a project which focuses on the history of Latin Christendom in the Central Middle Ages (c. 1000-1250). She/he will be affiliated with the research group Cultural Encounters in Pre-modern Societies and applications which complement the research of the members of this research group will be especially welcome. These research areas are:
For information about the research profile of the Department and more, please consult the website at: www.cgs.aau.dk/.
Strong academic qualifications reflected in your Master thesis or equivalent corresponding to grade A or B+.
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 takes place.
The complete application including attachments shall be sent electronically by selecting the "apply online" function.
The assessment of the applicants will be undertaken by an expert assessment committee.
Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not. The selected applicants will be informed of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that applies to the applicant in question. When the employment process has been terminated, a final rejection will be sent to the applicants who are not considered.
You may obtain further information regarding the academic contents of the position from associate professor Bo Poulsen e-mail: phone: +45 2058 2859
If you have questions regarding the procedure of applying for the position, please contact Anne Lone Bråten e-mail:
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.
Deadline / Ansøgningsfrist
17 Aug 2017