Södertörn University

One doctoral studentship in Political Science

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Södertörn University in south Stockholm is a dynamic institute of higher education with a unique profile and high academic standard. A large proportion of the university staff holds doctorates and there is a strong link between undergraduate education and research. Södertörn University has around 11 000 students and 840 employees. Södertörn University is an equal opportunities employer.

As a doctoral student in Political Science, you will join a research environment that offers multidisciplinary perspectives and an advanced curriculum. Doctoral students are affiliated with a Social Science research area called Politics, Economy and the Organisation of Society (PESO), encompassing the disciplines of Business Studies, Journalism, Political Science, Social Work, and Sociology.
Political Science research at Södertörn University covers a wide range of topics, organised in three overarching themes: institutions (political parties, parliaments, governments, and governance); ideas (on for example democracy, citizenship, justice, security, technology, and expertise); and identity (nationalism, migration, and community-building). Many of our projects focus on East and Central Europe, Russia, the Nordic countries and the European Union. Political Science staff and doctoral students are greatly involved in national and international research networks, as well as engaging in multidisciplinary cooperation through the Centre for the Study of Political Organisation. For more information on Political Science at Södertörn University, read here.
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Admission and employment
An application for a place on a third-cycle programme is also an application for employment on a doctoral studentship. Employment is for a maximum of four years of full-time study. The position may be extended by a maximum of one year due to the inclusion of departmental duties, i.e. education, research and/or administration (equivalent to no more than 20% of full-time). The provisions relating to employment on a doctoral studentship are stated in the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 5, Sections 1-7. Doctoral students will be employed by the School of Social Sciences at Södertörn University. The first date of employment is 1 September 2022.
Johan Eriksson, Professor of Political Science, email johan.eriksson@sh.se and tel. +46 (0)8 608 4267
Liudmila Voronova, Director of Studies PESO, email liudmila.voronova@sh.se and tel. +46 8 608 52 16
Ali Hajighasemi, Head of the School of Social Sciences, email ali.hajighasemi@sh.se and tel. +46 (0)8 608 4887
Ulrica Lindbäck, HR officer, ulrica.lindback@sh.se and tel.+46 (0)8 608 4442
The application deadline is 14 February 2022.

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One doctoral studentship in Political Science
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