PhD Scholarships Culture Studies, Graduate School for the Humanities (5.0 FTE)

PhD Scholarships Culture Studies, Graduate School for the Humanities (5.0 FTE)

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13 May 13 May Groningen

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The Graduate School for the Humanities offers 5 PhD positions (for 4 years) in the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG). As a PhD candidate, you are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in interna

Job description

The Graduate School for the Humanities offers 5 PhD positions (for 4 years) in the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG). As a PhD candidate, you are committed to conducting independent and original scientific research, to report on this research in international publications and presentations, and to present the final results of the research in a PhD dissertation.

ICOG consists of five Research Centres. For further details on their research expertise please consult:

The Research Centre for Historical Studies (https://www.rug.nl/research/icog/research/research-centres/research-centre-for-historical-studies/)

The Research Centre Arts in Society (https://www.rug.nl/research/arts-in-society/)

The Centre for International Relations Research https://www.rug.nl/research/icog/research/research-centres/centre-for-internatlonal-relations-research-/)

The Centre for Media and Journalism Studies (https://www.rug.nl/research/icog/research/research-centres/research-centre-for-media-and-journalism-studies)

The Centre for Research of the Americas (https://www.rug.nl/research/icog/research/research-centres/research-centre-for-the-americas/)

Specifications

University of Groningen

Requirements

We are looking for talented and ambitious researchers in the relevant disciplines.

Your qualifications are:
• a master's degree in one of the five areas mentioned above, with an excellent academic record
• proven research abilities and affinity with the research topic
• excellent command of English and good academic writing skills.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 48 months.

The PhD training programme:
The PhD student will participate in the Faculty’s GSH training programme for PhD students (cf. https://www.rug.nl/research/gradschool-humanities/) and will draw up a personal Training and Supervision Plan. Part of the training consists in following the Career Perspectives curriculum, which aims to prepare students for their (academic or non-academic) careers after the PhD trajectory.
Every year progress is assessed in order to ensure timely completion.
Information about the PhD-training programme and scholarship can be found via:
https://www.rug.nl/education/phd-programmes/phd-scholarship-programme/

Department

Faculty of Arts

Since its foundation in 1614, the University of Groningen has established an international reputation as a dynamic and innovative university offering high-quality teaching and research. Its 30,000 students are encouraged to develop their own individual talents through challenging study and career paths. The University of Groningen is an international center of knowledge: it belongs to the best research universities in Europe and is allied with prestigious partner universities and networks worldwide.

The Graduate School for the Humanities is the home for all PhD candidates of the Faculty of Arts (circa 200), and is committed to creating and maintaining excellent conditions for PhD research in all fields of the humanities. In addition to organizing local courses, the GSH works closely with 16 national research schools which offer regular courses and seminars by national and international top researchers.

Specifications

  • PhD scholarship
  • Language and culture
  • max. €2099 per month
  • University graduate
  • B043-47218

Employer

University of Groningen

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Location

Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP, Groningen

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