PhD Student in the Department of Languages and Cultures Ghent University, Department of Languages and Cultures Belgium

PhD Student


Last application date
Aug 14, 2019 10:55


Department
LW21 - Department of Languages and Cultures


Employment category
Doctoral fellow


Contract
Limited duration


Degree
MA in Anthropology, Sociology, Middle East Studies, Political Science or Related Disciplines


Occupancy rate
100%


Vacancy Type
Research staff

 

Job description

The Department of Languages and Cultures (Section Middle East Studies) at Ghent University is looking for a PhD-student to conduct a research on Egyptian artists who left their country for living in Europe and Northern America after 2013. The general aim of the project is to understand how these artists positioned themselves in their new surroundings and towards the situation in Egypt, particularly concerning their art production. The focus of the project is socio-anthropological. The inquiry will include the collection of relevant materials, participant observation, interviews and possibly archive work. The successful applicant will fulfill his PhD in the framework of this project under the supervision of Prof. Aymon Kreil. The language of the dissertation will be English or Dutch. Besides, the successful applicant is expected to participate in the activities of the department. We offer you a PhD scholarship of max. 4 years, depending positive evaluations. Your appointment will start by 01/10/2019 at the earliest. You will receive a PhD scholarship according to the general conditions at Ghent University. All Ghent University staff members enjoy a number of benefits. A complete overview of all our fringe benefits can be found on our website. As Ghent University maintains an equal opportunities and diversity policy, everyone is encouraged to apply for this position. For more information about this vacancy please contact Prof. Aymon Kreil (aymon.kreil@ugent.be).

 

Profile of the candidate

  • You have excellent grades in your Master, with preferably a Master thesis on a topic related to the project.

  • You have a preliminary experience with ethnography.

  • You have a good knowledge of MSA and Egyptian dialect.

 

How to apply

All applications must be received no later than August 14 2019 at 23:59 (CET) at ayla.anckaert@ugent.be (ref. Egyptian artists) with the following documents:

  •  an application letter

  •  a CV

  •  a transcript of MA degrees

  •   a max. 1000-words summary of your MA thesis

  •   a max. 500-words statement on your interest for the project

  •   the names and contact details of two reference persons

You will get a confirmation e-mail as soon as we have received your application


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