The Faculty of Social Sciences, Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) at Lund University is inviting application for a PhD position in Sustainability science.
About the PhD position:
- The PhD programme in sustainability science consists of 240 credits (equivalent to four years of fulltime studies); it concludes with the public defence of a doctoral thesis.
- The appointed doctoral student will receive a salary from the University for the four years, where their primary obligation is to complete the PhD studies.
- The PhD position also may involve departmental duties, mainly in the form of teaching of up to 20 per cent of full-time working hours, in which case the position appointment will be extended by the equivalent number of hours.
- Applicant must hold Master’s degree in Development Studies, Conservation and Development, Human Ecology, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology or a related field.
- A strong and documented interest in social and political dimensions of adaptation to climate change, ideally with a background / focus on the marine environment or biodiversity.
- Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary, inclusive and international research environment.
- Excellent writing skills in English Additional language skills are a plus (French and Spanish).
- Enthusiasm to contribute to teaching at LUCSUS, and to work with students.
Apply online and application must include:
- A cover letter in English (max. 2500 words). This should contain a brief presentation of candidate.
- Motivation and qualifications for statement on why he/she would like to work on this specific project, how the qualifications make him/her suitable for the position, and what individual interests and priorities he/she would like to pursue (within the project’s overall aims) if the application were successful.
- A CV in English (2 pages max) that demonstrates qualifications for the third cycle programme in Sustainability Science (including publications, if relevant) Degree and grade certificates.
- A copy of degree thesis/theses, corresponding to at least 30 credits (30 credits Master’s degree thesis, or 15 credits Master’s degree thesis plus 15 credits Bachelor’s degree thesis).
- Name and contact information of three professional references (note: letters of reference are not required in the first stage of application).
Development Studies, Conservation and Development, Human Ecology, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|