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The successful candidate is expected to devote his or her time primarily to the completion of obligatory course work and the writing of a doctoral dissertation. The main research profiles within Nordic Languages at the University of Gothenburg are Grammar, Lexicology, lexicography and phraseology, but we also welcome applications focusing on other relevant areas, such as language didactics/educational linguistics etc.
He or she may, however, undertake a limited amount of teaching, administration or research not directly connected to his/her dissertation topic.
General entry requirements
To meet the basic entry requirements of doctoral programmes at the University of Gothenburg, applicants must have obtained a second-cycle degree, have completed studies of at least 240 higher education credits of which at least 60 credits were awarded in the second-cycle, have completed a corresponding programme in some other country or be able to demonstrate the possession of equivalent qualifications.
Specific entry requirements, Nordic languages: At least 120 higher education credits are required for admission to the third-cycle programme in Nordic languages. At least 30 credits must be from the advanced level courses and include a research paper of at least 15 credits. Applicants must have good reading skills in the languages necessary for the completion of obligatory course work and in order to be able to participate actively in department seminars.
Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for education on a doctoral level are given in Higher Education Ordinance, SFS 1998: 80.
Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 4 years
Location: Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg
First day of employment: 2022-02-01
For further information regarding the position
Stina Ericsson, Director of postgraduate studies, (email@example.com).
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How to apply
In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.
See also the document Practical information to applicants: https://www.gu.se/en/swedish/practical-information-to-applicants-for-phd-position-in-nordic-languages
Closing date: Friday, October 1 at 24:00 is the last time to send in the application.