An employed doctoral student shall, foremost, be devoted to his or her own postgraduate research. Other duties at the faculty which relate to teaching and administrative work may be included within the scope of the employment (to a maximum of 20%).
A requirement for employment as doctoral student is that the applicant must be admitted to postgraduate studies. To this extent, the applicant’s ability to successfully complete the doctoral studies will be decisive. The regulations governing the employment of doctoral students may be found in Chapter 5, §§ 1-7 of the Higher Education Ordinance.
Local guidelines are established for setting the salary.
A person may be employed as a doctoral student for a maximum of eight years, but no longer than the equivalent of four years of full-time postgraduate research study.
All applications must be in writing and should include the following:
■completed application forms for admission to postgraduate studies, and employment as doctoral student (forms available on the faculty website http://www.jur.uu.se/ under “Research education”),
■a signed and witnessed curriculum vitae,
■certified copies of degrees obtained and other relevant documents,
■a description of the doctoral project with a time schedule for the entire period of study, and
■a substantial piece of written work e.g. undergraduate degree final essay (or similar),
■all documents attached to the application should be translated into English or Swedish.
The application should be sent , preferrably by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax + 46 18 471 2000, or by mail to: Registrar´s Office, Uppsala University, Box 256, SE-751 05 UPPSALA, Sweden.
Application deadline on 1 March 2011.