atthe Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies. Closing date: 15
October 2022 .
The Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies consists of seven units:
Archaeology, Archaeological Research Laboratory, Osteoarchaeological Research
Laboratory, Stockholm Numismatic Institute, Classical Archaeology and Ancient
History, and Centre for the Study of Cultural Evolution and Centre of
The announced position is based at the unit of the Osteoarchaeological
Research Laboratory which provides a specialist competence in the study of
human and faunal archaeological skeletal remains where osteological data form
the basis for interpretations of cultural-historical contexts. At the unit,
research is conducted on, among other things, past living conditions and
subsistence economies as well as faunal history, from the Stone Age, and up to
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.
In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the applicant must have
completed at least 30 credits in the advanced level of Osteoarchaeology, or
equivalent field, including a written paper of at least 15 credits, or have
otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere. The specific
entry requirements also include that the applicant must have a fluent
knowledge of Swedish, Danish, Norwegian or English.
The qualification requirements must be met by the deadline for applications.
The primary assessment criteria in appointing a doctoral student should be the
capacity to benefit from the training. The selection among the eligible
candidates will be based on the following criteria. Special attention will be
paid to the research plan and the applicant's familiarity and skill in the
subject area of the thesis work.
Assessment of both depth and breadth of previous education.
Scientific production. Based on a Bachelor's thesis, a Master's thesis or
other academic papers. The ability of the applicant to benefit from the
education is considered according to: Critical ability, analytical
ability, creativity, independence. The assessment also takes into
consideration the aspect of time, that is, to what extent the applicant
has shown the ability to meet previous scientific obligations within given
time constraints. In addition, the scientific progress of the applicant is
The applicant should enclose a research plan which should cover the
research problem and an outline of the research project. The research plan
is assessed according to: Relevance, originality, feasibility of
completion within given time constraints (that is full-time work during a
four-year period of doctoral studies) and also availability of
Ability to collaborate:
The ability of the applicant to be collaborative is determined by personal
references, certificates or interviews.
Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are
available at: 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 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 Professor Jan Storå, telephone: +46 706
052 293, email@example.com.
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46
8 16 34 89, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org (SEKO), and PhD student
Apply for the PhD student position at 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 the deadline.
Please include the following information with your application
Your contact details and personal data
Your highest degree
Your language skills
Contact details for 2–3 references
Please include the following documents
CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of
Research proposal (maximum 20 000 characters including spaces and
references). The research plan should include a presentation of the
thematic area, a short research history, problems and aims, and
theoretical and methodological foundation
Degree certificates and grades confirming that you meet the general and
specific entry requirements (no more than 6 files)
Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
Degree projects/theses (no more than 3 files).
The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.
You are welcome to apply!
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