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Classical Influences and Irish Culture (5+3), 2020-2

PhD fellowship in the field of Classical Influences and Irish Culture (5+3)

The Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with the European Research Council, invites applications for up to 3 fully-funded PhD fellowships in Classical Influences and Irish Culture provided the necessary funding is available. These PhD fellowships are available as of 1 September 2020 for a period of up to three years (5+3). The candidates who are awarded one the fellowships must commence his/her PhD degree programme on 1 September 2020. 

The PhD fellowships will be financed by the 2 parties.

The PhD fellowships are advertised within the field of Classical Influences and Irish Culture.

The research project on Classical Influences and Irish Culture aims to investigate the sustained diachronic relevance of material from classical Greece and Rome to the formation of Irish identities from the medieval period to the present day. The project is structured around nine central themes: Language; Land; Migration; Troy; Satire; Neoplatonism; Female Voices; Material Culture; Global Influence. It is expected that successful applicants will produce research related to one or more of these themes. Candidates are encouraged to consult the project website (http://clic.au.dk/) to gain further insights into how their existing research may intersect with the project themes.

The PhD students must complete their studies in accordance with the valid regulations for the PhD degree programme, currently the Ministerial Order of 27 August 2013 on the PhD degree programme at the universities: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/thephddegreeprogramme/

Description of the graduate school’s PhD degree programme: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/phdstudystructure/

Rules and regulations for the PhD degree programme at the Graduate School at Arts: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/thephddegreeprogramme/  

The PhD fellows will be enrolled as PhD students at the Graduate School at Arts, Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, with the aim of completing the PhD degree at the School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University.

The PhD students will be affiliated with the PhD programme Art, Literature and Cultural Studies.

The PhD student’s place of work will be the School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University. In general, the students are expected to be present at the school on an everyday basis.

The PhD degree programme is expected to include a lengthy research stay at a foreign institution, cf. Description of the graduate school’s PhD degree programme.

School of Communication and Culture’s research programme:
http://cc.au.dk/en/research/research-programmes/

 

5+3 programme

When you apply for a 3-year PhD fellowship (5+3), you must have completed your two year Master’s degree (120 ECTS) no later than 31 August 2020.

The PhD fellows will be employed as PhD students at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University. The terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (see section 6.1.4), as well as with the protocol to the agreement covering staff with university degrees in the state sector (see enclosure 5). The agreement and the protocol including amendments are available online: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/thephddegreeprogramme/

Salary: http://phd.arts.au.dk/financing/salary-and-employment/salary-5-3/

 

Application
If you require professional guidance regarding your application for the PhD fellowship please contact the PhD programme director at Art, Literature and Cultural Studies:  http://phd.arts.au.dk/about-us/contact/

For further information, please contact Professor Isabelle Torrance, School of Communication and Culture, itorrance@cc.au.dk, Phone + 45 95 52 21 72.

The application must be submitted in English.

All applicants must document English language qualifications comparable to an 'English B level' in the Danish upper secondary school ('gymnasium'). Please see this page for further information: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/english-test/  

Applications for the PhD fellowship and enrolment in the PhD degree programme can only be submitted via Aarhus University’s web-based facility.

Guidelines for the application facility: http://phd.arts.au.dk/applicants/how-to-apply/

 

Deadline for applications: 15 March 2020 at 23.59 Danish time (CET/CETS).
Reference number: 2020-2

During the assessments, Aarhus University can conduct interviews with selected applicants.