The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, inviting applications for a 3-year PhD position in Egyptology. The position is opened in the framework of the research project “The Economy and Infrastructure of Tomb Construction in the Egyptian New Kingdom”, financed by the Velux Foundation. The application deadline is 6 January, 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is provided in Egyptology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
Scholarship Provider: University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Scholarship can be taken at: Denmark
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Eligibility: It is expected that the successful applicant will have sound philological skills (including a good command of Middle and Late Egyptian, as well as demonstrable training in the hieratic script) and preferably experience of working with hieratic documents. Archaeological experience is desirable as the position will entail some fieldwork at Thebes and Saqqara.
Applicants need to hold a two-year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) or the equivalent. Applicants shall have submitted their thesis at the time of application, to the extent the thesis forms part of their Master program. In case you have not obtained your diploma by the application deadline, you must include a statement (pre-approval) from your university that declares that you have been awarded the master degree.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of Denmark can apply for the scholarship.
The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites applications for a 3-year PhD position in Egyptology to be filled by 1 March 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is opened in the framework of the research project “The Economy and Infrastructure of Tomb Construction in the Egyptian New Kingdom”, financed by the Velux Foundation. The principal investigator of the project is Associate Professor Fredrik Hagen.
Number of award(s): Not Known
Duration of award(s): Scholarships are offered for three years.
What does it cover? As a PhD student holding a PhD scholarship you are employed as a member of scientific staff in accordance with the collective agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). Your total salary consists of a basic pay rate based on previous academic job experience and a supplement. The basic monthly pay rate for a PhD student is currently (as of April 1, 2013) DKK 24,080 and the PhD supplement is DKK 1257.83 monthly. DKK 3500 montly is paid to a pension scheme.
Other allowances might be agreed upon according to the provisions of the collective agreement.
Selection criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: Applications must be submitted via the electronic application system (you may find the link at the bottom of the call). The following enclosures to the application must be submitted:
-A copy of the applicant’s Master’s degree diploma and transcript of records
-Bachelor degree diploma and transcript of records
-If the MA diploma and/or examination records are in another language than English, German, French, Danish, Norwegian or Swedish, please include a translation into either of these languages in your application.
-Documentation of English proficiency. (You may find more information below.)
-Project proposal (must not exceed 12,000 characters. For further information see below)
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 6 January, 2015.