Vacature PhD Aarhus University
Comparative studies on the rise of neo-nationalism in European higher education (5+3), 2021-3.
Two PhD fellowships in Comparative studies on the rise of neo-nationalism in European higher education (5+3)
The Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with the Independent Research Fund Denmark (DFF), invites applications for two fully funded PhD fellowships in connection to the international research project Asserting the Nation: Comparative studies on the rise of neo-nationalism in higher education. The case of continental Europe provided the necessary funding is available. These PhD fellowships are available as of 1 September 2021 for a period of up to three years (5+3). The candidates who are awarded the fellowships must commence their PhD degree programmes on 1 September 2021.
One PhD fellowship will be financed by both the Faculty of Arts and the Independent Research Fund Denmark (PhD 1) and the other PhD fellowship will be financed by the Independent Research Fund Denmark (PhD 2).
The two PhD scholarships contributes to a large-scale international project exploring how neo-nationalism has affected European and national higher education policy in France, Poland and Denmark. PI, Katja Brøgger, will supervise PhD 1 and PhD 2.
PhD 1 examines how neo-nationalism has affected university policy in France. The candidate must be able to access empirical data in French and write the dissertation in English. During data collection, PhD 1 will be hosted by Lumière University Lyon 2 and co-supervised by Professor Dorota Dakowska.
PhD 2 examines how neo-nationalism has affected university policy in Poland. The candidate must be able to access empirical data in Polish and write the dissertation in English. During data collection, PhD 2 will be hosted by Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, and co-supervised by Professor Marek Kwiek.
Both PhD 1 and 2 will be affiliated with the Policy Futures Research Program, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University, Campus Copenhagen in Denmark. They will spend 2.5 years at Aarhus University in Copenhagen, Denmark, and 6 months in France and Poland respectively collecting data.
The candidates must have obtained a Master’s degree in the humanities or social science field.
Please learn more about the research project here: https://projekter.au.dk/en/asserting-the-nation/
It is important that you reflect on the overall research questions of the project in your application.
Deadline for applications: 15 March 2021 at 23.59 Danish time (CET/CETS).
Interviews will be held via Zoom in the period from 22-29 April 2021.
For more information about the positions and the application procedure, check out the website.