The Department of Education at Stockholm University is inviting applications for two PhD positions which are part of the national Graduate School in Adult Learning – a collaboration between Linköping University (host), Jönköping University, and Stockholm University.
About the position:
- The doctoral positions will begin February 1st, 2022.
- Within the framework of adult learning, a wide range of topics are included, such as, learning that takes place during different stages of adult life; organizational, institutional and didactical issues in relation to municipal adult education, folk high school and folkbildning more broadly.
- 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.
- Applicants must have completed courses equivalent to at least 90 Swedish higher education credits and a thesis of at least 15 credits in one of the following subject areas: education, international and comparative education, didactics, subject specific didactics, child and youth studies, special education, pedagogical work; or a teaching degree equivalent to at least 180 Swedish higher education credits, including a thesis of at least 15 credits; or a Bachelor of Arts in Study and Career Guidance, including a thesis of at least 15 credits; or completed courses equivalent to at least 90 Swedish higher education credits in a relevant subject within the Social Sciences or Humanities, including a thesis of at least 15 credits.
- English language proficiency, which will be tested during the admissions
Apply online and include the following information with application:
- Contact details and personal data, highest degree, language proficiency in Academic English, contact details for 2–3 references.
- A cover letter
- CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of degree projects/theses and optional peer-reviewed article
- Research proposal (max. 5 pages excluding references)
- Certified degree certificates and grades confirming that the candidate meet the general and specific entry requirements (no more than 6 files)
- Degree project/thesis (no more than 1 file) written, originally, in either English or Swedish (or an official translation into either language).
- Candidate may submit a peer-reviewed article (no more than 1 file).
Ref. No. SU FV-2563-21
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|
|Deadline||15 September 2021|