Ref. No. SU FV-0684-17
at the Department of Philosophy. Closing date: 18 April 2017.
The Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, has one vacant PhD position in theoretical philosophy. The Department of Philosophy is Sweden’s largest philosophy department, and is divided into Theoretical Philosophy and Practical Philosophy. It has a thriving research community and regularly hosts visiting speakers and conferences. Theoretical philosophy includes epistemology, metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, and more. For this position we especially welcome applications in the philosophy of science.
As a PhD student at the Faculty of Humanities you have the opportunity to participate in the Faculty’s Doctoral School, which offers themes and courses characterised by interdisciplinarity and cooperation across subjects. The Doctoral School also gives you the chance to improve the quality of your education thanks to the interchange provided by the community of PhD students from other subjects and departments.
In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicants must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits (ECTS credits), of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.
In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of theoretical philosophy stipulates that applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in theoretical philosophy at the advanced level (including a thesis).
The entry requirements can also be met by students who have acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere. Eligibility must be met at the latest by the application date.
The overall assessment of the candidates focuses on their capacity to benefit from the training. The selection among the eligible candidates will therefore be based on the following specific criteria:
Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are available at: www.su.se/rules.
Terms of employment
The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study.
Doctoral students should primarily devote themselves to their own education, but may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.
Please note that admission decisions cannot be appealed.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.
For more information, please contact the Head of the Department, Professor Staffan Carlshamre, telephone: +46 8 16 33 63, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST and Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 20 00 (operator), email@example.com (SEKO), and PhD student representative, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Closing date: 18/04/2017
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