PhD Student Position in Social Anthropology at Stockholm University in Sweden, 2013

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Department of Social Anthropology offers PhD student position in Social Anthropology at Stockholm University in Sweden. The position is for one year initially but can be extended for up to two years at a time. Salary is financed 100% during first year and after that a salary for three years and nine months consisting of 80% studies and 20% of work at the department. Teaching at doctoral level in Social Anthropology is in English. The research will be commencing in September 1, 2013. Selection criteria are academic merits. Application must have arrived no later than February 15, 2013.. The Department of Social Anthropology announces one vacancy for a salaried PhD student position at Stockholm University,Sweden. The doctoral programme consists of 240 higher education credits (4 years of study), of which the doctoral thesis is worth 165 credits and course work and literature reading 75 credits. The position is for one year initially but can be extended for up to two years at a time. The scholarship is taken to research in Social Anthropology. Doctoral candidates must have sufficiently good spoken and written English to be able to meet the demands of teaching and course literature without difficulty.. This scholarship is for pursuing PhD level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The scholarship is provided in Social Anthropology.
Who can apply to this scholarship? To be eligible for doctoral research the candidate must have:
· An examination at advanced level (e.g. a master’s degree).
· Have a minimum of 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 must be at advanced level in Social Anthropology, or have equivalent qualifications from Sweden or abroad. Applicants who meet these basic eligibility requirements for doctoral studies by 1 July 2007 are thereafter eligible to apply for doctoral study until the end of June 2015 at the latest. Special eligibility:
· For the required special eligibility you must have at least 120 credits in Social Anthropology or equivalent of which at least 60 credits at advanced level.
· A minimum of 15 credits at advanced level must be from dissertation or project work.
· In addition to these requirements good knowledge of English is required.Doctoral candidates must have sufficiently good spoken and written English to be able to meet the demands of teaching and course literature without difficulty.
Benefits of the scholarship: The first year consists of 100% financed studies (utbildningsbidrag) and thereafter a salary for three years and nine months consisting of 80% studies and 20% of work at the department (primarily administrative tasks and teaching).
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The position is for one year initially but can be extended for up to two years at a time. The position may be held for a maximum of four years of full-time studies.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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