UvA PhD Scholarship in Anthropology, Netherlands

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is delighted to offer a scholarship for students who are pursuing doctoral degree in the area of Anthropology at the University. Please note, only domestic students are invited to apply. Those are selected will receive benefit of competitive salary which is tenable for four years. To apply, the completed application form and other supporting documents must be submitted due to 5 October 2015.

Scholarship Description
The AISSR and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam are looking for a PhD candidate who will participate in the NWO-funded research project ‘Sexuality, Religion and Secularism. Cultural encounters in the African Diaspora and the Netherlands’.

Award Value
The gross monthly salary will range from €2,125 in the first year to €2,717 in the final year, based on a full-time position of 38 hours per week, plus 8% holiday allowance and 8,3% end-of- year allowance, in conformity with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

Level and Area of Studies
Ph.D degree in anthropology.

Place of Study
At University of Amsterdam in Netherlands.

Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, candidates must meet the given criteria as follow:

  • have graduated with excellent results on a research-based MA thesis in Anthropology or a closely related discipline such as Cultural Sociology or Human Geography;
  • have relevant (ethnographic) fieldwork experience on ideally on gender and sexuality;
  • have excellent written and spoken English, and ideally fluent in French or Portuguese as well;
  • to be able and willing to work in an interdisciplinary team;
  • have the abilities to finish the PhD thesis in four years; i.e., good skills in planning, taking initiatives, academic writing;
  • the faculty is committed to promote diversity and gender equality and we strongly encourage qualified person from minority groups to apply.

Applicants’ Nationality
Local students are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
All interested students must visit the application link below to learn the further instruction of application procedure.

Submission Deadline
5 October 2015.

Website and Application Link