2015 PhD Scholarship in Cultural History of Ageing at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

University of Copenhagen invites applications for one 3-year PhD scholarship at SAXO Institute within the Faculty of Humanities. The available position is part of the research done by the Center for Healthy Aging (CEHA). The PhD position will be involved in examining how aging processes have been organised, practiced and/or experienced in Denmark from mid-19th century in a cultural historical perspective. Employment for PhD position will start on February 1, 2015, or as soon as possible thereafter. The application deadline is 15 October, 2014.. The PhD position will be involved in examining how aging processes have been organised, practiced and/or experienced in Denmark from mid-19th century in a cultural historical perspective. University is interested in projects that can contribute to our interdisciplinary research, by exploring one or a combination of the following themes: the concept and practices of ‘aftægt’, the organisation of welfare institutions for the elderly, the role of civil society related to the care and provision for the elderly, and the changing individual, cultural and corporeal experiences of aging in the light of the societal transformations..  Scholarship is available for PhD research program at SAXO Institute in Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.
The research areas of this scholarship are:  The PhD position will be involved in examining how aging processes have been organised, practiced and/or experienced in Denmark from mid-19th century in a cultural historical perspective.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible, candidate must:
Benefits of the scholarship: 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Scholarship is awarded for a period of three years.
Number of scholarships: There is only one PhD scholarship available for students.

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