Uppsala University hereby invites applications to the following positions in the Department of Philosophy:
• PhD in Aesthetics
• PhD in Philosophy with specialisation in Theoretical Philosophy
• PhD in Philosophy with specialisation in Practical Philosophy
Application deadline: 1st April 2015, UFV-PA 2015/593.
Postgraduate studies extend over a four year period. The invited PhD student will hold an employment as a
PhD candidate for four years full-time (starting salary currently 24,400 SEK/month).
The position is a proper employment the holder of which qualifies for the standard Swedish social benefits, such as paid parental leave. Doctoral students are expected to engage in their studies full-time, and to participate in the activities of their department. The position might also entail teaching and other assignments, amounting to no more than 20% of a full time employment. The positions are available from 2015-09-01.
Please note that admission for the PhD at Uppsala University is highly competitive and that a Master
Degree in the Humanities or Sciences or equivalent at the time of application is a prerequisite for a
Your application should include (a) a brief CV, outlining your academic progress to date; (b) a statement
outlining your proposed research (4-5 pages); (c) a copy of your MA thesis (and/or examined theses at
other academic levels); and (d) publications and other relevant documents the applicant wishes to bring
to our attention (e.g. writing sample).
Uppsala University applies the general Swedish Higher Education Ordinance (see chapters 5, 8 and 9).
Local guidelines (in Swedish) can be found on http://regler.uu.se and http://www.filosofi.uu.se/
utbildning/Forskarutbildning/ . More information about the studies (in English) http://regler.uu.se/digitalAssets/113/113437_3guidelines.
Uppsala University is an equal opportunities employer and encourages women to apply for
positions. Information on Admissions Ordinance (in English):
For further information contact Head of Department Lars-Göran Johansson tel. 00 46 18/4717361,
In case of different interpretations of the English and Swedish versions of this announcement, the
Swedish version takes precedence. We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help.
Union representative Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST 018-471 1997
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
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