The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University offers a wide variety of PhD courses and programmes, world-leading research, and excellent innovation and collaboration opportunities.
The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University develops the Humanities and invests in future Areas of Excellence.
The Faculty particularly advances research within Digital Humanities and Global Challenges. PhD students are affiliated with Umeå´s Faculty of Arts Doctoral College and will have access to funding for internationalization. The PhD studies begin at the start of the autumn semester, 3 September 2018. Your application must be registered no later than 9 March 2018.
Sliperiet is a cross-disciplinary, collaborative and experimental platform at the Umeå Arts Campus. Sliperiet is a part of Umeå University, located at Umeå Arts Campus adjacent to the river. It is a place where researchers, businesses, students, entrepreneurs and creatives meet to develop and realize ideas.
Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
- Applications Deadline: 9 March 2018.
- Course Level: Position is available to pursue PhD research prgramme.
- Study Subject: The Faculty of Arts at Umeå University offers a wide variety of PhD courses and programmes.
- Scholarship Award: PhD students will mainly devote themselves to their own education at third-cycle level. Employment as a PhD student will be for the time deemed necessary for the completion of research studies at a normal rate of study, which corresponds to a full-time position for four years. An initial contract of 12 months is extended with up to two years at a time provided that the individual study plan is followed. A PhD student may to a limited extent also work with teaching and administration up to a maximum of 20 per cent of full-time. The period of employment may thus be extended up to a maximum of five years. The entry-level salary is 26 500 SEK and rises in three steps to 31 000 SEK.
- Nationality: This scholarship is available to the students of Sweden.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarship can be taken in Sweden
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: This scholarship is available to the students of Sweden.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
To be admitted to studies at the third-cycle level, the applicant must meet both general and specific eligibility requirements. General requirements: a Master’s or equivalent degree in a relevant field, having completed course requirements worth at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits must be at second-cycle level, or in some other way – either in Sweden or abroad – having acquired equivalent knowledge.
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: An application should contain:
- A transcript from the Ladok student registry, and/or equivalent attested copies of your academic transcripts proving that general and specific requirements are met
- Curriculum vitae, including name and contact information of two reference persons
- Copies of relevant BA and MA theses and other relevant publications
- Research plan – must not exceed 30 000 characters including spaces – that contains: purpose and research problem, previous research, implementation: that is, method, material and theory, relevance and time plan
- A letter that states your motivation for undertaking research training leading to a PhD and that specifies what expertise at the Department is needed for carrying out your research. Indicate if you intend to align your project with the profile area The Digital Humanities and/or Global Challenges.
Your application must be registered in Umeå University’s e-recruitment system no later than 9 March 2018.