PhD Fellowship in Social Medicine, Denmark 2018

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018

The Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen is offering a PhD scholarship in social medicine with a focus on health, wellbeing and social relations in a social housing area undergoing large structural changes commencing 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible hereafter.

Degree Level: Fellowship to pursue PhD program
Field: Social Medicine(Department of Public Health)
Host Country: Denmark
Value: The PhD study must be completed in accordance with The Ministerial Order on the PhD program (2013) and the University’s rules on achieving the degree. Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. Depending on seniority, the monthly salary begins around 26.755 DKK /approx. 3.567 EUR (April 2018-level) plus pension.


Number of Scholarships: Not given
Eligible Countries: International students

Eligibility: Applicants must have qualifications corresponding to a master’s degree related to the subject area of the project e.g. public health science, medicine, sociology.

Other important criteria are documented qualifications in epidemiological, statistical and qualitative ethnographic methods. Experience in working analytically with register based data as well as working experience from social housing areas with e.g. complex interventions will be highly valued.
Place of employment
The place of employment is at Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen. We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in dynamic and international research environment.


Your application must be submitted electronically by clicking ‘Apply now’ below. The application must include the following documents in PDF format:
1. Motivated letter of application (max. one page)
2. CV incl. education, experience, language skills and other skills relevant for the position
3. A certified/signed copy of Master of Science certificate. If not completed, a certified/signed copy of a recent transcript of records or a written statement from the institution or supervisor will do
4. Publication list (if possible)


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