Phd Student In Nordic Languages With A Focus On Multilingualism And / Or Learning Uppsala University, Department of Nordic Languages Sweden

PhD student in Nordic languages with a focus on multilingualism and / or learning


Published: 2017-06-14


Uppsala University is a broad research university with a strong international position. The task is to conduct research and education of the highest quality and to cooperate in different ways with society. Our most important asset is all the individuals who, with their curiosity and commitment, make Uppsala University one of the country's most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of 6.5 billion.


The Department of Scandinavian Languages has about 100 employees who conduct research and teaching on mainly the Swedish language, but also our Nordic neighborhood languages are studied. Both the older and the younger language courses are explored and the theoretical and methodological scope is also available.


Work assignments / Project description: Postgraduate education comprises four years and is financed through employment as a PhD student. The employment is five years old and includes employment at the department, which deals with education and administrative work (max 20%).


Qualification requirements: For employment as a PhD student, the holder is required or will be admitted to postgraduate education. Qualifying to be admitted to education at the research level in Nordic languages is the one that is partly basic and partly specific. Basic eligibility, the student who has passed a degree at advanced level, has completed at least 240 credits at least 60 credits, of which at least 60 credits at advanced level, or in some other way within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge. The special qualifications are regulated in the general study plan for postgraduate education in Nordic languages ( ). For this appointment, the dissertation project must have a clear focus on multilingualism and / or learning.


The application should include the following:

  1. Completed application form. This can be downloaded from
  2. Curriculum vitae with registries that provide general and special qualifications for postgraduate education.
  3. Provided copies of diplomas.
  4. Essays on basic and advanced level and / or thesis work
  5. A dissertation plan (3-5 pages excl. References) describing the project that the applicant intends to implement.


The application should be prepared in accordance with the institution's instructions:ändningsmeriter1.pdf



information For information about admission grounds, please refer to the Faculty of Language Sciences website, under the heading "Research / Graduate Education".


On the institution's website, , you can find more information about the research program Nordic languages. Here you will also find the institution's guidelines for admission. For current rules, see the High Cholesterol Ordinance, chapter 5, sections 1-7 and the University's rules and guidelines . Education at the research level in Nordic languages is also regulated by the subject's general study plan (http: // www. .


Uppsala University values the qualities that even gender distribution and diversity add to the business. We therefore look forward to searching for all sexes and with different birth background, functionality and life experience


Salary : According to local agreement (Local collective agreement for doctoral students and students).


Access:  2018-01-01 or by appointment.


Extent of employment: 100%


Information about the employment is provided by
Director of Studies Maria Westman, , tel. 018-471 1348 
Educational Leader Lars Hagborg, , tel. 018-471 1907.
Welcome with your application no later than September 30, 2017 , UFV-PA  2017/2348 .


We take away recruitment and advertising offers. We only accept the application as described in the advertisement.


Location: Uppsala University, Department of Nordic Languages


Type of employment: Full-time, fixed-term employment longer than 6 months


Salary: Fixed salary


Number of vacancies: 1


Employment rate: 100%


Location: Uppsala


County: Uppsala County


Country: Sweden


Trade Representative: Per Sundman, Saco Council 018-471 1485 

Ellena Papaioannou, Seko 018-471 3315 

Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO / ST 018-471 6251 


Reference number : UFV-PA 2017/2348


Deadline for application: 2017-09-30

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