Job – REMINDER: 10 fully funded PhD fellowships (MSCA Doctoral Network – AntCom)

Call for applications

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Call for applications

Are you interested in cultural heritage, reception studies and/or the new frontiers of classics? Are you passionate about cutting-edge research but you also want to boost your skills by learning about new approaches and technologies? We might have something for you.

AntCom network publishes a call for 10 PhD fellowships within the training program “From Antiquity to Community: Rethinking Classical Heritage through Citizen Humanities”. The positions are funded by the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action, Grant Agreement 101073543.

By building on a high-level, integrated cooperation between the humanities and STEM, AntCom offers the first formal training program in Citizen Science for the humanities (Citizen Humanities). It prioritises both open science and innovative curatorial techniques (Multi- and Hyperspectral Imaging) to encourage cooperation between researchers and communities.

AntCom welcomes highly motivated applicants from various backgrounds. These backgrounds may include but are not limited to: Classics, Manuscripts Studies, Linguistics, History, Art History, Engineering Physics, and other related subjects. Depending on the position, applicants will be employed at the University of Southern Denmark, University of Verona, University of Salento, University of Santiago de Compostela.

The call is open to applicants of any age and nationality who meet the following requirements at the recruitment date:

  1. Prior to the starting date of the PhD programme they must hold or be due to hold a Master’s Degree (e.g., Master of Science or Master of Arts).
  2. Must not already hold a doctoral title.
  3. Must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting organisation for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the recruitment date (mobility Rule).

Additional requirements can apply for specific positions. For further information, please consult the detailed information for each position.

Applications will be accepted from 24/02/2023 until 24/04/2023 at 12:00 pm (Central European Time).


Author: Dr. Bernard Mulholland

Dr. Bernard Mulholland is a Byzantinist, archaeologist, historian and Patristics scholar with a Ph.D. in history (QUB, 2012). Bernard's publications include: Fiction: Bernard Mulholland, Nazareth Quest (2022). Non-fiction: Bernard Mulholland, The man from MENSA - 1 of 600: Mensa research (2016). ---, The man from MENSA - 1 of the 600: Politics 1990-1995 (2016). ---, Ratio analysis of financial KPI in the Higher Education sector: a case study (2018). ---, Early Byzantine Ireland: a survey of the archaeological evidence (2021). ---, Navan Fort, Ireland: archaeological and palaeoecological analysis (2021). ---, The Early Byzantine Christian Church (Oxford, 2014). ---, 'Identification of Early Byzantine Constantinopolitan, Syrian, and Roman church plans in the Levant and some possible consequences', Patristic Studies in the twenty-first century: proceedings of an international conference to mark the 50th anniversary of the International Association of Patristic Studies, ed. Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Theodore de Bruyn and Carol Harrison (Turnhout, 2015), 597-633. Mulholland, B. (2021). 'Can archaeology inform the climate change debate?' Academia Letters, Article4385.

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