Postdoctoral position in Anthropology “Associating dementia”, University of Copenhagen. The position is open from 15 August 2016 or shortly thereafter for 39.5 months (of which 36 months will be dedicated directly to research and 3.5 months will be related to teaching).
This is an exciting opportunity to join a new research team that will carry out collaborative ethnographic research on the making of quality of life; based in one of Europe’s most vibrant Anthropology departments and living in one of the world’s best cities. The research project “The Vitality of Disease – Quality of Life in the Making” (VITAL) is hiring a postdoc to commence duties in summer/fall 2016. Funded by the European Research Council, candidates will contribute to the overall objectives of VITAL by carrying out independent ethnographic studies within predefined problem fields. The country and concrete site of the studies will depend on the candidate and should be outlined in detail in the application. There are no geographic limitations, and while a strong effort will be made to have a diversity of project countries and sites, the strongest candidates will be offered the positions. VITAL postdocs will play a crucial role in the conceptual and methodological innovations required by the project as a collective endeavour. Read more about the project.
The deadline for applications including enclosures is 4th April, 2016 (at 12:00 PM Danish Time). For further information, please contact project PI Associate Professor Ayo Wahlberg.