Friday, 17 February 2012

PhD Studentship in Research Policy at Lund University, Sweden

Type of employment: Limit of tenure, 4 years
Extent: 100 %
Location: Research Policy Institute, Lund
First day of employment: 2012-04-16
Official Records Number: EHLPA 2011/286

Job assignments
The Research Policy institute wishes to hire a junior fellow (doctoral student) to conduct research in the field
Research Policy or the Governance of Public Sector R&D. We are especially interested in research projects focused on inter alia, the role of public research funding in promoting innovation; the governance of universities, how do new knowledge fields emerge and to what extent do public policy measures promote/hinder the establishment of new fields. The main duties in this position are research, administration and teaching.

Eligibility/Entry Requirements
Masters degree in the social science or the equivalent.

In addition to the above, the following set of criteria will be applied in the assessment of candidates:
• extensive international experience, including experience of work and study at a non-Swedish institution of higher education
• relevance and viability of the research plan;
• other results and distinctions which attest to the applicant´s ability to do research;
• work related experience of the research field.

Basis of Assessment
As a Doctoral student you will mainly be working with your research project, but can also be given more general tasks within the department i.e. teaching, research and administrative work, in accordance with the regulations. Rules for employment as a Doctoral student is stated in "The Higher Education Ordnance (SFS 1998:80), Chapter 5".

For further information please contact:
Merle Jacob, Head of dept
046-22224224
merle.jacob@fpi.lu.se

Labour union
SACO: SACO
046-222 93 64
saco@saco.lu.se

OFR/S: Rita Nilsson
046-222 93 62
st@st.lu.se

Last Day of Applying
2012-02-26

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