PhD Scholarship in Wind Energy and Society in Denmark

The Technical University of Denmark is inviting applicants for its PhD Scholarship in Wind Energy and Society which is being offered by the two DTU departments. The research agenda for this PhD project is to explore co0-creation processes in relation to wind energy solution in Denmark.

Image result for technical university of denmarkApplication Deadline: June 3, 2018



Candidates should have a master’s degree in a social science related field, e.g. science- and technology studies, human geography, planning and public participation, sustainability transition studies, design and innovation studies, sociology, environmental management, anthropology etc. or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to the master’s degree in a social science related field of study.

Moreover, we expect the candidate to have a strong interest in wind energy and qualitative research experience. Proficiency in Danish language and knowledge about the Danish energy system and societal context is considered an advantage.

Who can apply?

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.


The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union. The period of employment is three years.

Application Procedure:

Please submit your online application no later than 3 June 2018 (local time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma
  • Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system(see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)
  • A short research proposal (maximum 1000 words including references)

Candidates may apply prior to ob­tai­ning their master’s degree, but cannot begin before having received it.



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