atThe Department of Romance Studies and Classics. Closing date: 15 April 2023 .
The Department of Romance Studies and Classics is placed at the Faculty of Humanities and has about 70 employees and around 1,000 students per year. Romance linguistics is a leading research area covering the following specializations: discourse and interaction analysis, historical linguistics and editorial philology, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition and education, syntax, semantics and translation studies.
As a PhD student you have the opportunity to participate in The Faculty's Doctoral school, which offers courses of interdisciplinarity and cooperation across subject borders. This gives a chance to improve the quality of your education thanks to the interchange of PhD students from other subjects and departments.
Project description The doctoral dissertation will be conducted within the Romance languages for which we offer education, namely French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. It is also possible to choose Romance languages general orientation.
Qualification requirements In order to meet the general entry requirements , the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.
To meet the specific entry requirements , the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of Romance Languages stipulates that:
- the candidate has passed advanced level courses of at least 30 credits in French, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish including a degree project of at least 15 credits.
- the candidate possesses knowledge of English equivalent to the level of English 6. This does not apply to students who have undergone university education where English is required.
The entry requirements must also be met by persons who acquired corresponding skills within or outside the country and by the deadline for application.
Selection The basis for selection is the applicant's capacity to complete the studies. The selection is made on the following criteria:
Local admissions regulations Department of Romance Studies and Classics: Department of Romance Languages and Classics Courses and programmes
Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University: www. su.se/rules and regulations.
Terms of employment Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship.
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 at 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.
Contact For more information, please contact Laura Álvarez López, Director of PhD Studies, telephone: +46 8 16 14 61, [email protected]
For further information about the position please contact Fanny Forsberg Lundell, Head of Department, telephone: +46 8 16 34 62, [email protected]
Union representatives Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, [email protected], Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/OFR), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89, [email protected], [email protected] (SEKO), PhD student representative: [email protected]
Application Apply for the position through Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before deadline.
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