Doctoral student in Theoretical Philosophy

Type of employment: Limit of tenure, Maximum 4 years
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Philosophy, Lund
First day of employment: 1 January 2014
Official Records Number: HTPA 2013/197

The position, along with a doctoral student position in Information Studies, is placed within the project "Knowledge in a Digital World: Trust, Credibility and Relevance on the Web" (http://www.kdw.lu.se/), funded by the Swedish Research Council. The project comprises studies of searching, using, communicating and evaluating information on the web. For information about research in Information Studies at Lund University, please see: http://www4.lu.se/o.o.i.s?id=21355&p=_BOA and for Theoretical Philosophy: http://www.fil.lu.se/en/research/teoretisk-filosofi/.

Job assignments

Doctoral education. Departmental work can be assigned.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements

Eligibility for doctoral studies in each subject is specified in the relevant general syllabus, available (in Swedish) at http://www.ht.lu.se/utbildning/utbildning-pa-forskarniva/allmanna-studieplaner/

General information about eligibility is available at http://www.ht.lu.se/en/education/phd-studies/ Please contact the faculty coordinator or the responsible professor for details in English (see information to the right).

Basis of Assessment

The selection process will primarily take into account the applicants’ ability to benefit from research studies. This is assessed from the criteria quality,quantity, progression and relevance.

Please see the column to the right for information about which document to attach to the application.


For further information please contact:
Erik J Olsson, Professor
046-222 09 25

Jesper Olsson, Faculty coordinator

Last Day of Applying

Appointment Procedure

The application must include:

- records of first- and second-cycle studies (Ladok transcript or other transcript of courses and grades)

- first- and second-cycle theses/degree projects

- a list of other relevant administrative and educational qualifications

- scholarly journal articles, reports or papers of relevance for the subject

- where applicable, documented skills in a language of relevance for the research studies

- project proposal (1500 words max. excluding references)

Applicants who have already been admitted must submit an up-to-date individual study plan.