Six PhD positions at the Department of Theology
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Uppsala University, Sweden
Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
Uppsala University – Sweden hereby invites applications to six PhD positions. Starting date: 1st of September 2021.
Applications can be made for studies in the following disciplines:
• History of Religions and World Christianity
• Empirical-Practical Studies of Religion and Theology
• Biblical Exegesis
• Church History and Mission History
• Philosophy of Religion
• Systematic Theology
Applications shall include:
+ Completed form, Application for admission to third-cycle (postgraduate) studies.
+ Completed form, Financial plan for studies at research level at the Faculty of Theology.
+ Official transcripts of record in English or Swedish from university studies, including any graduate studies which prove that the applicants meet both general and particular qualification requirements for studies at research level at the Faculty of Theology. In relevant cases a copy of degree certificates in English or Swedish should also be included.
+ A research proposal of 6 pages (if needed one more page for references can be added) with the following headings: aim, questions, method, theoretical framework, the relation of the proposed study to earlier research and material for the future thesis, a note on whom at the Faculty of Theology the applicants have approached and requested to become their supervisor. All headings should be included, but not necessarily in this order.
+ Master’s Thesis.
+ A research project might be associated with risks that could affect the feasibility of the project, especially concerning assessing material or data. Therefore, the applicants should attach an assessment of the feasibility of the project considering possible risks with the suggested material. For high risk projects, suggestions of alternative material should be added.
Full funding is offered for a maximum of four years. A prerequisite for this is that you need to live in Sweden with a residence permit. Notification of admission will be given at the beginning of June 2021.
More information on Uppsala University’s Website
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