PhD scholarship in Nordic Studies and Linguistics jobs

    PhD scholarship in Nordic Studies and Linguistics jobs

    Nordic Studies and Linguistics jobs – PhD scholarship to investigate reorganizations of the Faroese natural and cultural space in the context of negotiations, conflicts of interests and compromises between hosts and guests, the department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark


    Deadline to Apply

    May 31, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    Overview

    PositionPhD scholarship 
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaFaroese tourism
    ScholarshipAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceDepartment of Nordic Studies and Linguistics
    Faculty of Humanities
    University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
    Denmark
    Contract Period3 Years
    Starting dateSep 1, 2021

    Qualifications

    Applicants must hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or equivalent

    Preference

    Excellent communication skills in English are essential, and applicants must speak and write academic English. The administration may ask applicants to document their proficiency in English at any time during the recruitment process

    Responsibilities

    The PhD student will be investigating the rapidly growing Faroese tourism with special regard to reorganizations of the Faroese island space and sustainability-related issues connected to the building of a new tourism destination. The task will be to investigate reorganizations of the Faroese natural and cultural space in the context of negotiations, conflicts of interests and compromises between hosts and guests. Particular emphasis will be placed on Faroese cultural tourism and its potential as identity management internally and its potential as branding externally.

    How to Apply?

    Applications must be submitted online via the “Apply now” link at the top of the page. All files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. ZIP files may not be used

    Documents Required

    • Project abstract (1,200 characters with spaces)
    • Cover letter
    • CV  
    • Please attach a complete CV, including a list of publications, where relevant.  
    • Diploma and transcript of records 
      • Applicants must upload the following:
    • A copy of their Master’s degree diploma (if this not available before the application deadline, pre-approval must be submitted) 
    • A copy of their Master’s degree transcript (including an official description of the grading scale) 
    • A copy of their Bachelor’s degree diploma 
    • A copy of their Bachelor’s degree transcript (including an official description of the grading scale).

    If the Master’s diploma and/or transcripts are in a language other than English, German, French, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian or Swedish, the application must also include a translation into one of these languages.

    The diplomas/certificates and transcripts must be translated by, or the translation of them approved by, the Danish embassy or consulate in the country where the original document was issued. 

    The administration encourages applicants from within the EU to enclose a Diploma Supplement. The Diploma Supplement is part of a common European framework for transparency of competencies and qualifications – the EuroPass framework. For more information, visit: https://europa.eu/europass/en/diploma-supplement

    About Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics

    The department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics focuses on research and teaching in the culture and literature of the Nordic countries, in all cases with an emphasis on Denmark. In addition, the department covers a broad range of subfields of the language sciences and communication such as language history, psychology of language, cognitive and functional linguistics, Indo-European studies, sociolinguistics and dialect research, typology of language, reading research, language technology, and communication and media research, cf.: https://nors.ku.dk/english/

    Note

    PhD scholars at the Faculty of Humanities are appointed under the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).

    Inquiries

    Head of Department Anne Jensen
    E-mail: annejensen@hum.ku.dk

    HR employee Salma Schou
    Email: hrsc@hrsc.ku.dk

    Official advertisement

    Ph.D. scholarship in Faroese Tourism

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday June 1st, 2021 (GMT+9)