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.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is provided in Social Anthropology.
Course Level: This scholarship is for pursuing PhD level.
Scholarship Provider: Stockholm University
Scholarship can be taken at: Sweden

Eligibility: 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.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: PhD Student Position is for Swedish students.

Scholarship Description: 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.

Number of awards offered: Stockholm University announces one vacancy for a salaried PhD student position.

Duration of award(s): 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.

What does it cover?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).

Selection Criteria: The selection criteria will base on:
-Independent judgement and academic rigor displayed in previous research.
-Ability to formulate research questions.
-Ability to work within a given time frame.
-Methodological and scientific maturity.
-Ability to analyze material critically.
-Ability to organize material with the help of anthropological concepts and methods.
-Ability to conduct an analysis in an original and scientific manner (where originality lies in the analysis rather than the material).
-Ability to carry out ethnographic observations and reflections.
-Ability to cooperate and communicate with others.

Notification:Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically.

Scholarship Application Deadline: A complete application form should be sent by February 15, 2013.

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