Applications are invited for Fully Funded PhD Scholarship in Sports Sociology/Policy at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports (NEXS) engages in research, education, innovation and knowledge dissemination within the areas of nutrition, human physiology and sports at the highest international level, covering disciplines related to the health sciences, humanities and social sciences.
The PhD Scholarship in Sports Sociology/Policy will be connected to the Copenhagen Centre for Team Sport and Health, funded by the Nordea Foundation, and will be part of the Section Sport, Individual and Society.
The scholarship is available for a 3-year period and your key tasks as a PhD student at SCIENCE are:
- To manage and carry through your research project
- Attend PhD courses
- Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
- Teach and disseminate your research
- To stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
- Work for the Department
Successful applicant will receive the following benefits:
- The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 331,125 (approx. €43,750) including annual supplement (+ pension at a minimum DKK 53,811)
To be eligible for PhD Scholarship in Sports Sociology/Policy, applicants must:
- hold an MSc degree in Humanistic-Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology, Public Health or similar with good results
- proficiency in English language skills
- As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications, emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience
For PhD Scholarship in Sports Sociology/Policy, applicants are required to submit:
- Cover Letter, stating which PhD project you are applying for and detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific PhD project.
- Curriculum Vitae
- Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
- Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any
- Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any)
- 1-3 reference letters (if any)
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.