International PhD fellowship in Community Dentistry

  • PHD
  • Salary + 3 year tuition fees
  • 18 September 2020

PhD fellowship in Community Dentistry

Department of Odontology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

We are offering a PhD fellowship in Community Dentistry, Section of Oral Health, Society and Technology, commencing 1st December 2020 or as soon as possible.

The candidate will work in the field of Community Dentistry and Public Health.

The position is as a general rule full-time time (37 hours/week) and employment is for a 3-year period.

Project/Scientific area of research
The project is in collaboration between Department of Odontology and Department of Public Health (Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen) and Research Department for Health and Morbidity in the Population (National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark).

The aim of the project is to investigate the use and effect of public subsidy through the Active Social Policy Act in citizens receiving cash benefit. The goal is to study the aim through both quantitative (register-based) and qualitative methods.

Københavns Universitet
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The candidate must hold a Master’s degree in Public Health or another health science discipline. Furthermore, a good knowledge of Danish is a prerequisite, as the position entails communication and possible interviews with participants in Danish.

Candidates with experience in register-based research and qualitative or mixed-methods research will be preferred. Further, knowledge in the field of dentistry, legislation and labour market is desirable.

It is a prerequisite that the candidate can be enrolled as a PhD student at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

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The employment is for a 3-year period. A stipend will cover the salary and tuition fee for the 3-year period.

Salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The candidate is required to perform assigned tasks in connection with teaching etc. up to 840 work hours during the period of employment.


The application must include:

  • Cover letter (motivation for applying including a description of the applicant’s research profile)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma and transcripts of records (collated into 1 file)
  • List of publications
  • Other relevant documents/information
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