Lund University, The Faculties of Humanities and Theology, Centre for Theol & Rel Studies (CTR)

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Joint Faculties of the Humanities and Theology have eight departments and carries out large and varied work within research and education with the purpose to understand people as cultural and social beings. The faculties have some 700 employees and around 4000 students.

The Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR) has existed under various names in Lund ever since the University became operational in 1668. CTR conducts teaching in the specialisations of history of religions and religious behavioural science, biblical studies, church and mission studies and studies in faith and world views. Research is carried out within all the disciplines of religious studies and theology.

This year we welcome applications within the following disciplines:

- church history

- global christianity and interreligious relations

- jewish studies

- New Testament exegesis

- Old Testament exegesis

- philosophy of religion and ethics

- practical theology

- systematic theology

Work assignments

Doctoral education. Departmental work can be assigned.

 

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for doctoral studies in each subject are specified in the relevant general syllabus, available at https://www.ht.lu.se/en/education/phd-studies/general-syllabi/

 

Assessment basis

The selection process will primarily take into account the applicants’ ability to benefit from third cycle studies. This is assessed from the criteria quality, quantity, progression and relevance.

The application must include:

- records of first- and second-cycle studies (Ladok transcript or other transcript of courses and grades)

- first- and second-cycle theses/degree projects

- a list of other relevant administrative and educational qualifications

- scholarly journal articles, reports or papers of relevance for the subject

- where applicable, documented skills in a language of relevance for the research studies

- project proposal (1500 words max. excluding references)

Please note that you need to upload all documents (theses/degree projects, articles, project plan etc.) with your application, in the pdf-format.

Type of employment

Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
First day of employment 1 September
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 5
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/269
Contact
  • Kristina Arnrup Thorsbro, Faculty officer, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
  • Alexander Maurits, Head of department, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
  • Magnus Zetterholm, Assistant head of department, https://www.ht.lu.se/en/contacts/staff/
Union representative
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
Published 01.Feb.2020
Last application date 01.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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