02 Apr, 2012
PhD Scholarship in Political Science or Journalism, University of Southern Denmark
At the Department of Political Science and Public Management of University of Southern Denmark (SDU), one or more PhD scholarships are available for appointment as of August 1, 2012 or as agreed. The allocation of a PhD scholarship presupposes enrolment in the PhD programme in Political Science or Journalism at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, University of Southern Denmark.
Applications are invited from candidates with a Master’s Degree. The PhD project must be completed in three years with Odense as place of employment.
The PhD programme in Political Science covers the following areas: General and Comparative Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations, Public Administration and Organization, and Policy Studies.
The PhD programme in Journalism Studies covers: Comparative Journalism, Journalism Practice and Its Effects, Political Communication, and Media Organizations.
As a part of the scholarship, an individual programme must be followed, covering PhD courses, seminars, and active participation in conferences and workshops. The PhD student is expected to obtain teaching experiences and competences in other forms of communication and presentation. As a part of the PhD study programme, the PhD student is expected to make an extended visit to a research institution abroad. We also encourage PhD students to attend international conferences and summer schools. It is likewise expected that the student participates in the department’s various activities and spends regular hours at the department.
For further information about the PhD programme please contact PhD coordinator, Associate Professor Niels Ejersbo, tel. +45 6550 3193, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the PhD programme at the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, University of Southern Denmark is available at: www.sdu.dk/sam/phduk.
Your employment as a Salaried PhD Research Fellow is regulated by a government agreement. Employment starts on 1 August, 2012.
Fill in the application form available on our web page www.sdu.dk/sam/phduk under the section Application forms for enrolment. Here, you will also find guidelines for preparing your project proposal within the PhD Programme for Political Science and Journalism Studies. The project description must not exceed 5 pages. In addition to the full project description, an abstract of no more than 250 words must be included.
Furthermore, you should submit a certified copy of your Master’s degree certificate including examination results, detailed CV, project description, abstract, information on teaching experience or other forms of knowledge communication and if relevant, a list of publications. All non-Danish documents must be translated into English and certified.
Applications will be assessed by a committee. When the course committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. Potential candidates may be asked to come to Odense for an interview (expenses paid).
The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or ethnic background.
Please forward your application (incl. enclosures) as PDF-files clearly marked “Position No. 351/556-125826” to the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences by e-mail to: email@example.com.
or by regular mail to:
Det Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultetssekretariat
5230 Odense M
The application must be received at the Faculty Secretariat not later than Friday April 20, 2012 at 12:00 noon.