Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
Uppsala Antibiotic Center (UAC) was announced in 2015 to bring together, stimulate and support research addressing important questions regarding antibiotic resistance from all three disciplinary domains at UU: Medicine and Pharmacy, Science and Technology and Humanities and Social sciences. UAC is now advertising 14 PhD positions.Antibiotic resistance is a rapidly expanding global problem. The complexity of the current situation requires novel approaches in all scientific disciplines including new antibiotics, better understanding of resistance development, faster diagnostic methods, new economic models for drug development, global governance and better understanding of how to change behavior around the use of antibiotics and spread of pathogenic bacteria.The present position is located at the Department of Economic History. We seek a highly-motivated individual, with the ability to work independently and a strong interest in pursuing a PhD degree in Economic History. The Economic History department at Uppsala University is a strong research and teaching environment with over 50 researchers, including more than 20 PhD students.
How to apply?
Applications can be written in English or in Swedish, should be posted via the link specified at the bottom of the page and consist of:1) Applicationform 2)Curriculum Vitae; 3) A description (2-3 pages) of your research interests, skills and outlook. Explain also why you are interested in the research project and what is you motivation to apply for the PhD program. 4) Certified transcript(s) of your academic record/degree(s) to date; 5) Copies of your thesis works (from bachelor and master degrees or equivalent academic papers); 6) Two academic reference letters (with contact details); 7) Other documents the applicant may wish to attach (including for instance additional written academic work or references)
A recruitment committee will make a selection of applicants through a review of submitted documents and contacts with referees. Our decision will mainly be based on the quality of the submitted thesis works. A group of applicants will be called to interview in late June 2017. Applicants will be informed of the results of the selection process shortly thereafter.
For further details concerning the research project please contact: Alexandra Waluszewski, (firstname.lastname@example.org); concerning the employment and the doctoral program: Orsi Husz, director of postgraduate studies, (email@example.com) and concerning UAC: Cecilia Nilsson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
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