PhD Scholarship in Lifelong Learning and the Social Psychology of Everyday Life [Denmark]

A three-year PhD scholarship at the PhD School in Lifelong Learning and Social Psychology of Everyday Life at the Department of Psychology and Educational Studies (PAES),

The department has a special interest in PhD project proposals within the following areas:

  • Work life studies, e.g. illuminated by individualization/collectivity, learning, or health promotion and strategies
  • University studies, e.g. illuminated by processes of inclusion/exclusion, rethinking problem based project work, or university student’s everyday life

Furthermore applications within other research areas of the department are welcomed: Everyday life and learning of children and youth; gender, body, and learning; subject, technology, and social practice; social practice and healthcare, and social entrepreneurship. The department’s research groups and programs can be found here: http://www.ruc.dk/paes_en/

The Graduate School in Lifelong Learning and the Social Psychology of Everyday Life offers two graduate programs focusing on lifelong learning and everyday social psychology. The Stipend in question will be affiliated to the relevant program in accordance with the PhD application.

For more information please visit:
The Graduate School in Lifelong Learning and the Social Psychology of Everyday Life: http://www.ruc.dk/paes_en/phd/

For additional information please contact:
- Director of the PhD School, Linda Lundgaard Andersen, the Graduate School in Lifelong Learning, E-mail: lla@ruc.dk
- Program Director Charlotte HĂžjholt, the PhD program in Social Psychology of Everyday Life, E-mail: charc@ruc.dk
- Academic Coordinator, Mikael Meldstad, E-mail: mdm@ruc.dk, tel. (+45) 4674 2732

The conditions of employment are in accordance with the agreement by the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

The application must encompass:

  • Application form: http://www.ruc.dk/paes_en/phd/info/application_form_PhD/
  • Project description (4-6 pages)
  • Schedule – time-frame of the PhD
  • Budget (only if special costs are incurred due to particular empirical studies – or longer stays overseas)
  • CV
  • Copies of relevant diplomas and exam-papers
  • Copies of relevant recommendations and dissertation statement/statements

The project description must describe the area of interest, the considered methods, and the theoretical approaches.

The purpose of the project description is to enable the PhD school to consider the relevance of the project, possible supervisors as well as the likelihood of completion with the timeframe and resources a three-year PhD scholarship provides.

In this aspect a time frame is of great importance. It serves as basis for assessing whether the candidate has a realistic estimation of what one is able to complete in three years.

The budget should not include own salary. It is solely a budget for special expenses either related directly to the project (interview transcriptions, advanced statistical analyses, etc.) or special expenses to study/travel abroad during the education.

Applications must emailed to mdm-at-ruc.dk as well as be submitted in 5 print copies to:

The PhD School in Lifelong Learning and Social Psychology of Everyday Life
Roskilde University
att. Mikael Meldstad
P10, Box 260,
4000 Roskilde
Denmark

Closing day: Monday, 3 August 2009, at 12.00 noon

Further Scholarship Information and Application