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Ph.D. student position in Political Science at the Department of Government, sited at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies


Ph.D. student position in Political Science at the Department of Government, sited at the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies.

Application no later than 2013-03-01. UFV-PA 2013/110
Starting date 2013-09-02

Applications shall be filed online at the web address http://www.uu.se/jobb/phd-students/annonsvisning?languageId=1&tarContentId=228389 .

The
 PhD. Student will be employed bythe Uppsala Centre for Russian and 
Eurasian Studies (UCRS), and the work with the thesis will be part of 
the theme Russia's neighbouring countries. Experience of field work in 
the region, and knowledge of one of the region's languages ​​is 
desirable. General information about UCRS and the research themeRussia's
 neighbouring countries can be obtained on http://www.ucrs.uu.se/Research/Research+Themes/?languageId=1 and about political science at on http://www.statsvet.uu.se/Start/tabid/5008/language/en-US/Default.aspx. Or contact Director Claes Levinsson (claes.levinsson@ucrs.uu.se) 

Those
 awarded a position as a Ph.D. student shall above all engage themselves
 with their own doctoral education. A maximum of 20% of the position may
 involve other administrative and educational responsibilities at the 
Department.

Employment as a post-graduate student requires that 
the student is or will be accepted to a program of post-graduate 
education, which is decided by one’s ability to successfully complete 
the program of studies. Departmental policy is that students receive 
financial support during their first year of post-graduate studies, and 
that they be employed as Ph.D. students during the final three years of 
their program. Regulations concerning post-graduate students are to be 
found in the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 5, §§1-7, and in the 
University’s rules and guidelines. The latter may be found at http://regler.uu.se/. 

Information
 concerning applications, acceptance guidelines, and other related 
matters may be obtained either at the Department’s homepage, www.statsvet.uu.se, or by contacting the Director of PhD-Studies, PerOla Öberg, at perola.oberg@statsvet.uu.se. 

The application shall include:
- A completed application form for post-graduate studies.
-
 A brief cover letter (two pages maximum) that describes the documents 
submitted, particularly the scholarly essays and articles. If two 
essays/articles are submitted, single out one of them to which the 
Committee is to give priority in the evaluation.
- Authorized copies 
of academic documents, such as course records, diplomas, and 
certificates, which demonstrate general or special eligibility for 
post-graduate studies in political science.
- A maximum of two 
scholarly essays or articles, including undergraduate and Master’s level
 essays, published articles, as well as research reports and other 
written materials that are pertinent to the position.
- Certification
 of competence in Swedish for applicants without a degree from a Swedish
 university and/or a statement of intent to acquire such competence 
within a suitable period of time (see detailed information at the link 
below.)

The application form for post-graduate studies is 
available at the address below, along with detailed instructions for 
completing the application. Through reference to the general syllabus 
for graduate studies (in Swedish only) or the link below, the applicant 
shall determine whether s/he meets the requirements for general or 
special eligibility for studies in the field of political science at the
 post-graduate level.
http://www.statsvet.uu.se/Student/Forskarutbildning/Ansökan/tabid/5082/language/en-US/Default.aspx 

For further information about these positions, please contact PerOla Öberg, Director of Studies, at perola.oberg@statsvet.uu.se. The trade union representatives are Anders Grundström, Saco-rådet 
(Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations) tel. +4618-471 
5380; Carin Söderhäll, TCO/ST (Swedish Confederation of Professional 
Employees), tel. +4618-471 1996; and Stefan Djurström, Seko (the Union 
of Service and Communication Employees, tel. +4618-471 3315.

You are welcome with your application no later than March 1, 2013 UFV-PA 2013/110. Use the link below to access the application form Ph.D. student position in Political Science

http://www.uu.se/jobb/phd-students/annonsvisning?languageId=1&tarContentId=228389

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