CfA: PhD on Russia's Neighbors, Uppsala 1.3.13
- Ph.D. student position in Political Science at the Department of Government, sited at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies.
Application no later than 2013-03-01. UFV-PA 2013/110
Starting date 2013-09-02
Applications shall be filed online at the web address http://www.uu.se/jobb/phd-students/annonsvisning?languageId=1&tarContentId=228389 .
PhD. Student will be employed bythe Uppsala Centre for Russian and
Eurasian Studies (UCRS), and the work with the thesis will be part of
the theme Russia's neighbouring countries. Experience of field work in
the region, and knowledge of one of the region's languages is
desirable. General information about UCRS and the research themeRussia's
neighbouring countries can be obtained on http://www.ucrs.uu.se/Research/Research+Themes/?languageId=1%c2%a0and about political science at on http://www.statsvet.uu.se/Start/tabid/5008/language/en-US/Default.aspx. Or contact Director Claes Levinsson (claes.levinsson@...)
awarded a position as a Ph.D. student shall above all engage themselves
with their own doctoral education. A maximum of 20% of the position may
involve other administrative and educational responsibilities at the
Employment as a post-graduate student requires that
the student is or will be accepted to a program of post-graduate
education, which is decided by one’s ability to successfully complete
the program of studies. Departmental policy is that students receive
financial support during their first year of post-graduate studies, and
that they be employed as Ph.D. students during the final three years of
their program. 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/.
concerning applications, acceptance guidelines, and other related
matters may be obtained either at the Department’s homepage, www.statsvet.uu.se, or by contacting the Director of PhD-Studies, PerOla Öberg, at perola.oberg@....
The application shall include:
- A completed application form for post-graduate studies.
A brief cover letter (two pages maximum) that describes the documents
submitted, particularly the scholarly essays and articles. If two
essays/articles are submitted, single out one of them to which the
Committee is to give priority in the evaluation.
- Authorized copies
of academic documents, such as course records, diplomas, and
certificates, which demonstrate general or special eligibility for
post-graduate studies in political science.
- A maximum of two
scholarly essays or articles, including undergraduate and Master’s level
essays, published articles, as well as research reports and other
written materials that are pertinent to the position.
of competence in Swedish for applicants without a degree from a Swedish
university and/or a statement of intent to acquire such competence
within a suitable period of time (see detailed information at the link
The application form for post-graduate studies is
available at the address below, along with detailed instructions for
completing the application. Through reference to the general syllabus
for graduate studies (in Swedish only) or the link below, the applicant
shall determine whether s/he meets the requirements for general or
special eligibility for studies in the field of political science at the
For further information about these positions, please contact PerOla Öberg, Director of Studies, at perola.oberg@.... The trade union representatives are Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet
(Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations) tel. +4618-471
5380; Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST (Swedish Confederation of Professional
Employees), tel. +4618-471 1996; and Stefan Djurström, Seko (the Union
of Service and Communication Employees, tel. +4618-471 3315.
You are welcome with your application no later than March 1, 2013 UFV-PA 2013/110. Use the link below to access the application form Ph.D. student position in Political Science