Lunds universitet, Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Work description

The PhD programme runs full time and the student will pursue the requirements of the PhD degree and actively participate in department activities.The position as a PhD student is a four-year full time
employment that may require teaching or other departmental work up to 20%, which may lengthen the overall duration of the position to maximum five years.

The Department of Gender Studies has a well-established research tradition in feminist political economy with special focus on gender and labour. The call is open for research applications that explore gender, intersectionality, livelihood and labour at the crossroads between the global and the local. The department welcomes research proposals that analyse continuity and transformation of different types of gendered labour and strategies for livelihood that link global and local issues and the lives of people across the globe.


Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who have completed a second-cycle degree, have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad. Special eligibility for admission to postgraduate education in Gender Studies is completed course requirements of at least 30 credits in Gender Studies at advanced level, of which at least 15 credits consist of graduate work at advanced level or equivalent knowledge acquired within or outside the country. The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Application process

The application must contain:
- Research plan, regarding the proposed area of research (max 5 pages excluding references).
- Personal letter, CV and diploma.
- Contact information from two references.
- Essays/other publications possibly other qualifications relevant to the employment.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be processed.

Type of employment

Temporary employment, fours years according to HF 5 kap 7§

Type of employment Temporary position
First day of employment 20200901
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/96
  • Anna Melin Iqbal, Personalsamordnare, +46 46 222 4148
  • Lena Karlsson, Prefekt, +46 46 222 4233
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 14.Jan.2020
Last application date 15.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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