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PhD position in Psychology – Stockholm University, Sweden, 2022


We are announcing one PhD student position in psychology within an unspecified subject at Department of Psychology, at Stockholm University, Sweden – 2022

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General Info

Position: PhD
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Psychology

Stockholm University (SU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

In order to meet the general entry requirements, the applicant must have completed a second-cycle degree, completed courses equivalent to at least 240 higher education credits, of which 60 credits must be in the second cycle, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere.

In order to meet the specific entry requirements, the general syllabus for doctoral studies in the field of psychology stipulates that applicants must have completed at least 90 first-cycle or second-cycle higher education credits in psychology, or have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge in Sweden or elsewhere. Those studies should include a thesis corresponding to a minimum of 15 credits.

General Syllabus for Doctoral Studies in Psychology.

The qualification requirements must be met by the deadline for applications.


A review committee will assess the candidate’s ability to successfully complete the PhD program. Criteria used in the review process are the candidate’s research plan, which should be included in the application, a previous paper/publication, and other relevant educational and professional merits. For further information please see the Department of Psychology website.

Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are available at: and regulations.

Responsibilities/Job Description

This position may be appointed within any research area in psychology, presuming the availability of appropriate supervisors from our faculty (for further information, please see the list of supervisors in the application guidelines below and the Department’s research divisions). Appointment to this position presupposes that the highest ranked application is judged to be also of high quality.

Application guidelines and list of supervisors.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: SU FV-0689-22

Application Procedure

Apply for the PhD student position at Stockholm University's recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

For additional information please read and follow the instructions in the Application guidelines at the website of the Department of Psychology. Incomplete applications and applications that do not follow the instructions will not be processed.

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

About the Department/Section/Group

The Department of Psychology is a diverse and creative workplace for education and research in Psychology. Each semester, over 1000 students are enrolled in our courses that range from introductory level to advanced graduate level. The Department of Psychology is a workplace in development and has recently moved to the newly built university campus Albano.

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Note or Other details

The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study.

Doctoral students should primarily devote themselves to their own education, but may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.

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Contact details

For further information about the application please contact the administrator for the PhD program Anette Vybiral, [email protected].

For general information about the Department of Psychology or the PhD program please contact the Director of studies for the PhD programMats Nilsson, telephone: +46 8 16 46 05, [email protected].

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