PhD Scholarship in Egyptology at University of Copenhagen in Denmark, 2015

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.. PhD position in EgyptologyThe 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.. Scholarship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarship is provided in Egyptology at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
Who can apply to this scholarship? 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.
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: Scholarships are offered for three years.
Number of scholarships: Not Known

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