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Open position – Doctoral Student in Human resource Management

Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)


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Jan 31, 2022 23:59 (GMT +2)

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The Board of the Chalmers Doctoral Students Guild (DS) invites applications for a PhD student for open position at at Chalmers University of Technology, at Sweden

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General Info

Position: Doctoral Student
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2022(GMT +2)
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Board of the Chalmers Doctoral Students Guild (DS)
Chalmers University of Technology
Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

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Qualification Details

- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, in English and Swedish.

- Experience with working conditions at Swedish Universities.

Eligible merits

- Experience in supervision, especially PhD student supervision.- Teaching experience at university level.

- PhD or a similar experience in research.

- Experience of working at Chalmers but no current affiliation with Chalmers.

- Experience with student representation or counselling.

- Familiar with rules and laws of the administration of Chalmers and the education sector of Sweden.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The task of the Doktorandombudsman (DOMB) is to assist and help individual PhD students at Chalmers with problems that may arise concerning all aspects of doctoral research and employment. DOMB is hired directly as a contractor by the DS board and should not be bound to other duties which may affect the main responsibilities as DOMB. This means, for example, that DOMB should preferably not be affiliated to Chalmers other than through the DS. The workload typically is around 35% of a full-time employment but can vary depending on the demand for the DOMB's services. DS is looking for someone who has excellent social and communication skills and who is understanding and empathetic. The candidate should be unbiased and solely act to protect the interest of the PhD students. The candidate should also be able to support PhD students in potentially difficult conversations and thus be able to display authority . The candidate is furthermore trusted with keeping absolute confidentiality between the DOMB and their clients.

The main responsibilities of the DOMB are to:

- Offer regular consultation times at the DOMB office.

- Offer consultation by appointment.

- Be available to support the student in potentially difficult meetings.

- Be bound to absolute confidentiality and keep confidential case records.

- Write a yearly report on the DOMB's work.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: 20210442
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application should be marked with Name, Ref 20210442 and sent to


Personal letter

Other documents (optional):

• Copies of completed education, grades etc.

About the Employer: Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

Note or Other details

The DOMB is hired as a contractor by DS. The first contract will be temporary (visstidsanställning) for up to 2 years.

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Contact details

Christopher Sauer:,
+46 772 889 55 57

Anna af Hallström

Yin Zeng

Elin Malmgren +46 73-568 08 14

Advertisement Details: Chalmers Doctoral Student Guild seeks a new Doktorandsombudsman (DOMB)

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