International Postdoctoral Positions in Equitable Science Education, Denmark

Applicants are invited to apply for the International Postdoctoral Positions in Equitable Science Education funded by the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.

The funding award assists deserving students who want to commence a postdoctoral degree programme at the university. The educational fund is available for the academic session 2022/2023.


Nice opportunity for international students to get financial assistance in Denmark.

The University of Copenhagen is Denmark’s oldest university and research centre. It provides about 200 academic study programmes in a variety of subjects, including as health sciences, humanities, law, and life sciences.

Why study at the University of Copenhagen? While studying at the University of Copenhagen, students will get solid professional chances, great academic ability, and advanced skills for a successful future. Students at the institution have the opportunity to do research that broadens their perspectives and contributes to the advancement of the globe.

Application Deadline: The applications for this grant will be accepted only through 6 June 2022.

Brief Description

  • University: University of Copenhagen
  • Department: Department of Science Education
  • Course Level: Postdoctoral
  • Awards: 34.650 DKK
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not Known
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Denmark


  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Postdoctoral Position in Equitable Science Education
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Hold experiences with doing research at upper secondary-level or researching young people ideally where science education have played a significant role.
  • Holds a Ph.D.-degree within science education or in other disciplines e.g. anthropology, geography, pedagogy or sociology.
  • Have published papers in international peer reviewed journals.
  • Documented familiarity with the literature on gender and equity in science education.
  • Appreciate working in a research group where research is both jointly yet at the same time individual.
  • Are a good communicator and can present the project nationally as well as internationally.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: All interested candidates are required to take admission in a postdoctoral degree at the University of Copenhagen. After being enrolled, applicants can complete the online application form for this award.
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must submit all the following documents:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan (Based on the GATE project description a 5 page elaborated research plan for the post-doc period)
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers
  • Admission Requirements: For taking part in this studentship, candidates are required to meet the entry requirement at the university.
  • Language Requirement: Documentation of English level can, for instance, be documented by an excellent IELTS or TOEFL test.


The University of Copenhagen will provide a good salary package to successful candidates in Denmark.

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