Doctoral student in History with a specialisation in Property and Providing, within the National Graduate School of Historical Studies

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Lund University, The Faculties of Humanities and Theology,

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

This doctoral position is announced with a specialisation in property and providing during the period 1700-2000.

The doctoral student will be part of the National Graduate School of Historical Studies.

Information about the graduate school can be found at (in Swedish)

The graduate school uses Swedish as its working language.

Information about doctoral studies at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology can be found at

Work assignments

Doctoral education. Departmental work, such as teaching and administrative tasks, can be assigned.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for doctoral studies in each subject are specified in the relevant general syllabus, available at

Assessment criteria

The selection process will primarily take into account the applicants’ ability to benefit from third cycle studies. This is assessed against the criteria quality, quantity, progression and relevance.

The application must include:

– CV/list of qualifications including relevant administrative and educational qualifications

– cover letter

– records of first- and second-cycle studies (attested copies of official transcripts of records)

– documentation of language skills of relevance for the research studies

– first- and second-cycle theses/degree projects

– any scholarly publications

– project proposal (1500 words max. excluding references)

 Instructions for applying for a doctoral student position can be found here:

For this specific doctoral position, we prefer that you write your application in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian or English.

Type of employment

Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

About The Joint Faculties of the Humanities and Theology The Joint Faculties of the Humanities and Theology have eight departments and carries out large and varied work within research and education with the purpose to understand people as cultural and social beings. The faculties have around 700 employees and around 4000 students.

The Department of History is one of the eight departments within the Joint Faculties of the Humanities and Theology. It is a large department consisting of three divisions: the Division of history, the Division of human rights and the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies. Around 70 teachers and researchers work at the department. They undertake teaching within the BA programmes in history and human rights, the masters programme in history and the international masters programmes in human rights and Asian studies. The department also has a large post-graduate programme with Ph.D. students in history and human rights, as well as a research school in history.

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  • Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
  • First day of employment1 September 2023
  • SalaryMonthly salary
  • Number of positions1
  • Full-time equivalent100 %
  • CityLund
  • CountySkåne län
  • Country Sweden
  • Reference number PA2023/43


  • Kristina Arnrup Thorsbro, Faculty Secretary,
  • Martin Dackling, Head of Specialisation,
  • Maria Småberg, ass. Director of Studies,
  • Joachim Östlund, Head of Subject,

Union representative

  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362