University Copenhagen 01.09.2019

Fellowship Social Sciences Copenhagen

First application Deadline: 8 March 2019

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) is launching a new Visiting Fellowship Programme and will start accepting fellows from 2019. The ambition of the programme is to attract world-leading social scientists who want to spend up to three months in Copenhagen and collaborate with members of our faculty.

Target group of the fellowshipThe programme offers both ‘junior’ and ‘senior’ fellowships:

•Junior fellowships are targeted at relatively early career scholars with a promising research agenda compatible with research interests of UCPH faculty members.

•Senior fellowships are targeted at merited scholars with a well-established research agenda compatible with research interest of UPCH faculty members.

For junior fellows, the requirement is a current position as assistant professor or similar, and for senior fellows a position as associate or full professor.

Fellowships can be awarded either related to research and teaching in the core disciplines of one of the five departments making up the Faculty of Social Sciences or related to interdisciplinary research and teaching that bridges two or more departments and/or disciplines. In the period 2019 to 2021, it applies to both types of scholarships that priority will be given to scholars working within the current strategic focus areas of the Faculty of Social Sciences:

•Social Data Science

•Social sciences health research

•Global security, global development and sustainable societies

The application material must include a CV, a publication list of the applicant and 1-2 pages describing the planned activities during the fellowship period.

The applicants should state their preferred duration and timing of the period(s) to be spent in Copenhagen. Currently, the faculty accepts applications concerning autumn 2019 and spring 2020. Applicants may apply now for the rest of 2020 and 2021, but priority will be given to early visitors.

Autmn 2019 and spring 2020

Copenhagen, Denmark

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