PhD position at the UvA Faculty of Humanities – Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis [closing 31.03.2020]

Страна: Нидерланды;

Город: Amsterdam

Добавлена: 03.02.2020

Работодатель: Faculty of Humanities – Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis

Тип: PhD position;

Для кого: For researchers;

Дедлайн подачи: 31.03.2020

 

The Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA) invites applications for a PhD position at the Faculty of Humanities, tenable from 1 September 2020 (4 years, 1 FTE).

ASCA is one of the six research schools/institutes under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute for Humanities Research. Each research school/institute covers an important research area within the faculty and has its own research programme. ASCA is home to more than 110 researchers and 120 PhD candidates, and is a world-leading research school in Cultural Analysis. ASCA members share a commitment to studying culture in all its forms and expressions within an interdisciplinary framework, and to maintaining a close connection with contemporary cultural and political debates.

Research schools are the home base for PhD candidates, who interact with each other and with senior members in the research groups that make up the research school (for ASCA’s research constellations, network groups and research seminars & reading groups, see our website).

We invite proposals that resonate with ASCA’s research mission and that link to one or more of ASCA’s research constellations. We are especially interested in proposals engaging the Global South.   
What are you going to do?

The tasks of the selected PhD candidate will include:

    completion and defence of a PhD thesis within the contract period;
    regular presentation of intermediate research results at workshops and conferences;
    participation in the ASCA and Faculty of Humanities PhD training programmes;
    teaching courses at BA-level in the 2nd and 3rd year of the appointment (0,2 FTE per year).

What do we ask of you?

    A completed Master’s degree in a field relevant to the proposed PhD project and the research areas of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis. You may apply if you have not yet completed your Master's degree only if you provide a signed letter from your supervisor stating that you will graduate before 1 September 2020;
    excellent command of English;
    excellent research skills.

 

 
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