PhD student position in Peace and Conflict Research, with specialization in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Sort on published: 2016-09-12
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
We are seeking to fill:
- A PhD position in Peace and Conflict Research with specialization in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The field is multidisciplinary and includes research about the history of the Holocaust, genocide and similar grave violations of human rights, as well as the study of the effects of the violence on individuals and society. The PhD candidate will be part of an ongoing cooperation between the Hugo Valentin Centre (valentin.uu.se) and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research (www.pcr.uu.se). The employment will be at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, but the worktime will be divided between the units, which means the candidate will contribute to the research environment at both.
Work description: PhD candidates primarily focus on their own doctoral education. A maximum of 20% of the position may involve other administrative and educational responsibilities at the Department.
Qualifications: Employment as a PhD candidate requires that the student is accepted to the Department of Peace and Conflict Research’s PhD program, which is decided by an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to successfully complete the program. Information concerning applications, acceptance guidelines, and other related matters may be obtained at the Department’s homepage, http://pcr.uu.se/education/phd.
The application shall be filed on-line at the web address given below and shall include:
1 a completed application form for doctoral studies
2 a short personal letter (1‒2 pages)
4 certified transcripts of academic records
5 a project plan (3‒5 pages) that is firmly based in the field of Holocaust and Genocide Studies
6 letters of reference/recommendation (max 2 letters) or a list of references (max 2) which can be contacted
7 writing samples (1‒3 samples)
The application should be in English. The application form for doctoral studies is available at the address below, along with detailed instructions for completing the application. Through reference to the general syllabus for graduate studies, the applicant shall determine whether s/he meets the requirements for general or special eligibility for studies in the field of peace and conflict research at the post-graduate level. Full information is available here.
Regulations concerning post-graduate students are to be found in the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 5, §§1-7, and in the University’s rules and guidelines. The latter may be found at http://regler.uu.se/.
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Pay: Local salary rules will apply.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact
Kristine Höglund (Director of Studies of the PhD Programme) or Hanne Fjelde (Coordinator of the PhD admission) on e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, and Tomislav Dulić (Director, the Hugo Valentin Centre) on email: email@example.com.
You are welcome to submit your application no later than October 4, 2016. UFV-PA 2016/2583.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Marie Ols, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2016/2583
Last application date: 2016-10-04