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2011 PhD Position with a Focus on the Didactics of Human Geography, Sweden

The Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University, announces one PhD-position with a focus on the didactics of Human Geography. The position will be attached to the research project described below.The applicant is required to fulfil the general eligibility requirement for Phd studies (a master or ”magister” exam). Additionally, the applicant should fulfil the special eligibility requirement (”särskild behörighet”), i.e. to have achieved pass grades in at least 60 course points in the discipline of human geography/social geography/geography or in an equivalent discipline (e.g. development studies, environmental change and management etc).

Applications will be assessed based on the following criteria:
– scientific and didactic knowledge and skills of relevance to the research project,
– analytical ability and skills in writing, as demonstrated by a scientific report, paper or degree project thesis and
– the applicants potential to contribute to and utilise the research environment at the department.

Scholarship Application Deadline:April 15, 2011

Further Scholarship Information and Application