Internal procedure for applications to the Novo Nordisk grants 2022 

PROCESS FOR THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE, WINTER 2022

PhD scholarships

The winter deadline for applications to the Novo Nordisk grants within the field of art history is 13. January 2022.   

Scholarships are available for funding within the following four research field

  • 1 PhD scholarship within art history research before 1900 is awarded to an applicant whose research project is within the field of art history research with special emphasis on art history and/or art theory subjects from the period before 1900.
  • 1 PhD scholarship within art history research after 1900 is awarded to an applicant whose research project is within the field of art history research with special emphasis on art history and/or art theory subjects from the period after 1900.
  • 1 practice-based PhD scholarship in art is awarded to an applicant, whose research project is based on the applicant’s artistic practice. The research project must consist of an artistic work and a written dissertation.
  • 1 practice-based PhD scholarship in curating is awarded to an applicant, whose research project is based on the applicant’s curatorial practice. The research project must consist of a curatorial examination and a written dissertation.

A fifth PhD scholarship with an extraordinary potential will be awarded to an applicant within any of the above categories regardless of field and era with a project proposal of very high quality with regard to originality in choice of research questions, hypothesis, methodology and/or empirical data. This scholarship cannot be specifically applied for.

The maximum that may be applied for is DKK 2 million per scholarship covering salary, operational costs, travel costs, tuition fee and administrative support.

DeadlineTaskContacts
10 December 2021If you are planning to apply with employment at Aarhus Universitet please send an email to the research consultant specifying the instrument applied for and project title. In return you will receive a budget for qualification.Research consultant: Pernille Roholt: pero@cc.au.dk
10 December 2021

The following appendices must be sent to the PhD programme director

• Candidate’s CV

• Transcripts of records and diplomas

• Documentations for Documentation for English language skills

• Project outline for the part of the research project which the PhD student is to carry out

If you fulfil the qualification requirements set by the graduate school, you will receive a letter of enrolment from the head of the graduate school, Anne Marie Pahuus. This confirmation is obligatory regardless of the planned place of employment.

PhD programme director: Art, Literature and Culture studies,

Karen-Margrethe Simonsen: litkms@cc.au.dk

7 January 2022

If the you wish to be employed at Aarhus University the following appendices must be send to the Research Consultant:

• Project description

• The final budget Once the budget is approved, you will receive a letter of housing.

Research consultant: Pernille Roholt: pero@cc.au.dk

Postdoc Fellowships

PROCESS FOR THE SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE, WINTER 2022

The winter deadline for applications to the Novo Nordisk grants within the field of art history is 13. January 2022.  

Following scholarships are available in 2022

  • 2 postdoc fellowships within art history are awarded to applicants, whose research projects are within the field of art history with special emphasis on art history and/or art theory subjects.
  • 2 postdoc fellowships within practice-based research is awarded to applicants, whose research projects are based on the applicants’ artistic or curatorial practices.
  • 1 postdoc fellowship within art & natural sciences is awarded to an applicant, whose research project examines the interdisciplinary field of art history & natural sciences in a broad sense, including bio- and medical sciences and/or technology in contemporary or historical contexts. The project should be of theoretical character, but practice-based research in art and/or curating may be included.

The Novo Nordisk Foundation will award up to five postdoc fellowships. The maximum that may be applied for is DKK 1.5 million per fellowship covering salary, operational costs, travel costs and administrative support.

DeadlineTaskContacts
11 December 2021

If you are planning to apply with employment at Aarhus Universitet please send an email to the research consultant specifying the instrument applied for and a short project proposal (1 page).

Based on the proposal you’ll receive a budget draft for you to qualify and approve.

Research consultant: Pernille Roholt: pero@cc.au.dk
7 January 2022

If the you wish to be employed at Aarhus University the following appendices must be send to the Research Consultant:

• Project description

• The final budget

Once the budget is approved by the head of department, you will receive a letter of housing.

Research consultant: Pernille Roholt: pero@cc.au.dk