Two PhD positions in Archaeology
Sort on published: 2017-11-27
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.5 billion.
The Department of Archaeology and Ancient History at Uppsala University wishes to appoint two doctoral candidates in Scandinavian and/or Global Archaeology across any time period, but especially in Scandinavian prehistory, the archaeology of sub-Saharan Africa, or the archaeology of the Pacific. The department has an active, integrated research culture with expertise in a series of cross-cutting themes that include the archaeology of cult; urban societies; war, conflict and force; historical ecology; and critical heritage studies. The department is also a leading centre for GIS-based landscape analysis, and has strong research links with many other departments and faculties at Uppsala, including linguistics, human genetics, art history, geography, and earth sciences, and with University and county museums. More information about our research environment and activities can be found here: http://www.arkeologi.uu.se/Research/
Duties/Project description: Post-graduate training encompasses four years. PhD students are expected to study full-time and to actively participate in the activities of the department. Administrative or teaching duties up to 20% at the department may be included, in which case the employment period will be extended.
Requirements: The successful applicant to postgraduate studies in Archaeology at Uppsala University has a) a first degree encompassing at least 180 credits, b) has passed and completed the undergraduate courses A, B and C in Archaeology, and c) has been awarded a degree at advanced level with a major in Archaeology. An applicant may also be considered qualified if s/he has acquired the corresponding competence in other ways.
Application: The application should include copies of a Master thesis or equivalent, a brief CV, exam certificates, a research plan of c. 4-5 pages, and any publications.
Rules governing Ph.D. candidates are set out in the Higher Education Ordinance Chapter 5, §§ 1-7 and in Uppsala university's rules and guidelines http://regler.uu.se/search/?hits=30&languageId=1&search-language_en=English
Information on the PhD education programme in Archaeology can be found at http://www.arkeologi.uu.se/digitalAssets/148/148873_fn_130122_arkeologi.pdf (Swedish only).
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Salary: According to local agreement for PhD students and teaching assistants.
Starting date: As agreed, temporary position for four years.
Type of position: Full time position.
For further information about the position please contact
The director of post-graduate studies docent Sami Uljas, Sami.Uljas@egyptologi.uu.se tel 018-471 2079
Head of department Lars Karlsson, firstname.lastname@example.org phone 018-471 7552, The faculty head of education Anna Sofia Hedberg, email@example.com, phone 018-471 6982.
Please submit your application by 12 January 2018, UFV-PA 2017/4177.
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Placement: Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 2
Working hours: 100 %
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/4177
Last application date: 2018-01-12