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.
The PhD program in Literary Studies is well established and placed within a comprehensive and multifaceted research environment. Scholarly research is currently conducted in the following areas: literature in society, literature and nature, life narratives, children’s and young adult literature, the lyrical text, medical humanities, literature in early modern times, world literature and Scandinavian Studies.
Information about doctoral studies at the Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology can be found at https://www.ht.lu.se/en/education/doctoral-studies/
Doctoral education. Departmental work, such as teaching and administrative tasks, can be assigned.
Admission requirements for doctoral studies in each subject are specified in the relevant general syllabus, available at https://www.ht.lu.se/en/education/doctoral-studies/general-syllabi/
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: https://www.ht.lu.se/en/education/doctoral-studies/application-and-admission/
For this specific doctoral position, we prefer that you write your application in Swedish or another Scandinavian language.
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 Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University (SOL) is Sweden’s largest university department for languages, linguistics, literature and area studies. SOL provides a wide range of freestanding courses complemented with an increasing number of first and second cycle degree programmes. Housing 33 subjects and roughly the same number of PhD programmes, SOL is a solid foundation for broad and deep education and research, characterised by national and international visibility. SOL is managed by a board chaired by the Head of Department. The management also includes two assistant heads of department with special areas of responsibility. More than 250 people are employed and around 3 000 students, including around 100 PhD students, conduct their studies at SOL.
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- Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
- First day of employment1 September 2023
- Salary Monthly salary
- Number of positions1
- Full-time equivalent100 %
- City Lund
- County Skåne län
- Country Sweden
- Reference number PA2023/34
- Kristina Arnrup Thorsbro, Faculty Secretary, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
- Torbjörn Forslid, Head of subject, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
- Henrik Rahm, Ass Head of Department, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
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