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:: Calls :: PhD position in Philosophy with specialisation in Philosophy of Law, within the project Civis Sum at Uppsala University. Deadline for submissions: April 25

The successful candidates will be employed by the department as PhD candidates for 4 years full-time, and as employees they will be eligible for Swedish social benefits. The starting salary is currently 24 400 SEK/month.

Additional information about the different specialisations is available on the Department’s website.

Information about Philosophy of Law is available at

The PhD position in Philosophy of Law is part of the project Civis Sum.

For further information please contact Patricia Mindus, patricia.mindus@filosofi.uu.se

Please note that admission for the PhD at Uppsala University is highly competitive and that a Master Degree in the Humanities or Sciences or equivalent at the time of application is a prerequisite for a successful application.

Your application should include (a) a brief CV, outlining your academic progress to date; (b) a statement outlining your proposed research (4-5 pages); (c) a copy of your MA thesis (and/or examined theses at other academic levels); (d) copies of diplomas or equivalent documentation of eligibility and academic qualifications; and (e) publications and other relevant documents the applicant wishes to bring to our attention (e.g. writing sample).

Uppsala University applies the general Swedish Higher Education Ordinance (see chapters 5, 8 and 9). Guidelines (in Swedish) can be found at http://regler.uu.se and http://www.filosofi.uu.se/utbildning/Forskarutbildning/.

More information (in English) can be found here:

Information on Admissions Ordinance (in English):


Uppsala University finds that gender balance and diversity brings a higher quality to the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.

Within this category a majority of the employed are men, and we would therefore particularly like to see female applicants for employment.

For further information please contact the Head of Department Folke Tersman, phone 00 46 18-471173604, folke.tersman@filosofi.uu.se.

You are welcome to submit your online application no later than April 25, 2016.