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PhD position in theoretical philosophy (EXPIRED)

Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

Job category Graduate fellowship / Fixed term
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number SU FV-0680-21
Location Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Start date September 1, 2022 or by negotiation
Job description

The Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, has a vacant PhD position in theoretical philosophy. The Department of Philosophy is Sweden’s largest philosophy department, and is divided into Theoretical Philosophy and Practical Philosophy. It has a thriving research community and regularly hosts visiting speakers and conferences. Theoretical philosophy includes epistemology, metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, philosophy of science, as well as the history of philosophy.

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. 

In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of theoretical philosophy stipulates that applicants must have at least 30 ECTS credits in theoretical philosophy at the advanced level (including a thesis), or something equivalent.

Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship. The primary assessment criterion in appointing a doctoral student should be the capacity to complete the education.

Those who have not completed their second cycle thesis or degree at the time of application might submit their thesis and proof of completion no later than June 22, 2022.

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://www.su.se/english/about-the-university/wor...
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Web address for more information https://www.su.se/english/about-the-university/wor...
Contact name Henrik Lagerlund
Contact email
Time created December 1, 2021, 8:54pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 31, 2022, 11:59pm CET
Expired on February 2, 2022, 12:46am CET
Last updated February 1, 2022, 11:46pm UTC
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