PhD Candidate position in Cultural Anthropology
Sort on published: 2018-02-21
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 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
Education at the research level has a duration of four years, financed with employment as PhD candidate. PhD candidates are expected to conduct their education at the research level by working full time and by participating actively in the activities of the department. Obligatory administrative and teaching duties at the department may not exceed 20% of full-time.
Education at the research level in Cultural Anthropology is regulated by the general study plan. For information about eligibility and the requirements for admission: http://antro.uu.se/education/research-education/
The selction process will consider the applicant’s capacity to complete the education at the research level. This capacity is judged based upon the applicant’s research plan. In addition, publications and university essays are important when judging an applicant’s ability to follow and benefit from the doctoral program. The ability to express oneself in both written and spoken English is considered important.
For official policies (in Swedish) governing education at the research level, see Högskoleförordningen chapters 5, 8 and 9. University and the Faculty of Arts guidelines for education at the research level are available at: http://regler.uu.se
A complete application must include:
a) a verified copy of a degree certificate that proves the applicant’s eligibility for studies at the research level in Cultural Anthropology;
b) a brief CV;
c) a copy of the MA thesis, or equivalent, within the discipline of Anthropology or an equivalent degree;
d) an outline for the proposed research plan/project in English (of max. 5 pages);
e) other publications or relevant documents, if any, that support the application;
f) recommendation letter from an academic scholar familiar with your work
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: According to local collective agreements (Lokalt kollektivavtal för doktorander och amanuenser).
Starting: September 1 2018.
Type of employment: Temporary position.
Working hours: 100%.
For further information about the position please contact:
Senior Faculty Administrator Anna Sofia Hedberg (018-471 69 82, firstname.lastname@example.org).
You are welcome to submit your application no later than March 26 2018, UFV-PA 2018/685.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fast lön
Number of positions: 2
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/685
Last application date: 2018-03-26