PhD student Position in Criminology, Stockholm University, Sweden

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

PhD student position in Criminology at the Department of Criminology. Reference number SU 312-0001-13. Deadline for applications: April 2, 2013.
The Department of Criminology announces the vacancy of one to two places on the doctoral research programme.

About doctoral research programme
The doctoral research programme lasts four years, of which the first year is intended to be financed by a doctoral study grant and the subsequent three years through employment as a doctoral candidate. We provide all our doctoral students with a workroom at the department and expect them to actively contribute to the department's research environment.
Stockholm University strives to be a work place that is free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.  

In connection with the award of the doctoral study grant, primary consideration will be given to the degree of independence in analysis and design exhibited by applicants in their earlier work, their methodological and scientific maturity, and the capacity for problem formulation and stringency exhibited in the applicants’ earlier work and in their doctoral research proposal. Decisions on admissions are taken by the Department Board.

For further information, please contact the Director of Post-Graduate Studies,, and Head of Department, Professor Janne Flyghed,

Union representatives
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST), telephone +46-(0)8-16 2000 (switch board), and Gunnar Stenberg (SEKO), telephone +46-(0)70-316 43 41.

The following documents must be included with your application:
  1. Completed application for admission to the doctoral research programme. The application form can be downloaded from: The form is only available in Swedish. Non-Swedish speaking applicants who are unable to complete the form must submit full contact information along with the application in a separate document.
  2. CV.
  3. Attested copy of academic transcripts (LADOK transcript or equivalent).
  4. Dissertations, research reports and other relevant works.
  5. Doctoral research proposal (max 3 pages) presenting the research problem, theoretical and methodological considerations associated with the proposed doctoral research project. The research proposal must also include a schedule for the completion of the doctoral research programme.
Please send your application, marked with the reference number
SU 312-0001-13, no later than April 2, 2013, to:

Departement of Criminology
Att. Ewa Gustafsson
Stockholm University
Documents sent by e-mail should be in Word or PDF format.
Note! Please include the reference number SU 312-0001-13 in the subject line.


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