2 PhD students in Psychology Lund University, Department of Psychology Sweden

At least 2 PhD students in Psychology

Lund University, Department of Psychology

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is ranked recurrently as one of the world's 100 leading universities. There are 42,000 students and 7,400 employees in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our quest to understand, explain and improve our world and human condition.


The Faculty of Social Sciences is one of Sweden's leading knowledge centers for research and education in social sciences and behavioral science and operates in both Lund and Helsingborg.


The Department of Psychology combines education with research and has in recent years been very successful in the competition for external research funds. Central research areas include occupational and organizational psychology, clinical psychology, cognition, neuropsychology, personality and social psychology and developmental psychology.


Many of our courses are developed in connection with research projects, and students are given the opportunity to gain access to current research findings from teachers who themselves are active researchers in their respective areas. Our education environment has long been highly internationalized.


postgraduate education in psychology comprises 240 higher education credits, equivalent to four years full-time studies. The education ends with the doctoral student defending his doctoral dissertation at a public defense. The person employed as a doctoral student must devote himself to his own postgraduate education. Provisions for employment as a PhD student are contained in the Higher Education Ordinance 5 Chap. 1-7 §§. The doctoral student is expected to participate actively in the research and teaching environment at the institution and should count on service with mainly tuition of up to 20 percent.


Information on postgraduate studies in psychology can be found at http://www.psy.lu.se/studera/forskarutbildning



Basic eligibility for education at the postgraduate level, the student who has passed a degree at advanced level has completed course requirements of at least 240 higher education credits, of which at least 60 credits at advanced level, or in some other way within or outside the country acquired essentially equivalent knowledge.


Special qualifications for admission to postgraduate education in psychology are completed course requirements of at least 30 higher education credits in the main field of psychology at advanced level, of which at least 15 higher education credits consist of advanced level graduate or equivalent knowledge acquired within or outside the country.


Basis of assessment

Provisions for employment as a PhD student are found in Regulation SFS 1998: 80. As a holder, only the person who is admitted to postgraduate education may be assigned to the holder. When appointing, the degree will mainly be attached to the degree of ability to apply for postgraduate education. In addition to the obligation to engage in their own postgraduate education, the holder may be required to perform duties relating to education, research and administrative work in accordance with specific provisions of the Regulation .



Time-limited employment four years according to HF 5 chapter 7§.


Lund University welcomes applicants with different backgrounds and experiences. We see equality and diversity as a strength and asset.

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Type of employment Fixed-term employment longer than 6 months

Access 2018-09-01 or by agreement

Salary Monthly Salary

Number of vacancies 2

employment rate 100 %

place Lund

County Skåne County

Land Sweden

References PA2017/4123

Robert Holmberg, Prefect, +46462228768
Hannah Stén, +46462228769

Union representative
OFR / ST: Trade Union ST Office, 046-222 93 62
SACO: Saco-s Council at Lund University, +46 (0) 22-222 93 64
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66

Published 2017-12-18

Application deadline 2018-03-01

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