[KS] Two PhD positions in Korean studies at Stockholm University

Sonja Häußler sonja.haeussler at yahoo.de
Wed Sep 16 13:14:11 EDT 2015

Dear colleagues,


please help to circulate the following positions’ announcement to anyone who
might be interested. The announcement is attached below.


Many thanks for your help.


Sonja Haeussler


Professor of Korean language and culture

Stockholm University

Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies

Section of Korean Studies

Kräftriket 4 B

106 91 Stockholm

Email address:  <mailto:Sonja.haeussler at orient.su.se>
Sonja.haeussler at orient.su.se



2 PhD students in Asian Languages and Cultures, specialization Korean 

at Stockholm University, Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish


Ref. No. SU FV-2687-15

Closing date: 15/10/2015

Qualification requirements
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 Asian Languages and Cultures
stipulates that applicants must have received a passing grade on course work
in the second cycle of which 30 credits in any of the languages Japanese,
Korean or Chinese, including a degree thesis of at least 15 credits or have
corresponding qualifications. 

Terms of employment
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.

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by
clicking the "Apply" button. Please include the following information with
your application

*	Your contact details and personal data*
*	Your highest degree*
*	Your language skills*
*	Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

*	Cover letter*
*	CV* – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a
list of degree projects/theses
*	Research proposal* (according to the document Local admission
procedures) describing: 
– why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement

– why and how you wish to complete the project 
– what makes you suitable for the project in question
*	Degree certificates and grades confirming that you meet the general
and specific entry requirements* (no more than 6 files)
*	Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
*	Degree projects/theses (no more than 3 files).

Items marked with an asterisk (*) are obligatory.

For more information, please contact Director of Studies, Irmy Schweiger,
<mailto:irmy.schweiger at orient.su.se> irmy.schweiger at orient.su.se.

Please visit the Stockholm University website for details:



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