PhD positions in Psychology – Stockholm, Sweden

Posted 1 year ago

at The Department of Psychology.  Closing date: 1 April 2023
The Department of Psychology is a diverse and creative workplace for education and research in Psychology. Each semester, over 1000 students are enrolled in our courses that range from introductory level to advanced graduate level. The Department of Psychology is a workplace in development and has recently moved to the newly built university campus Albano. Together with the Stress Research Institute, which is now part of the Department of Psychology, we conduct basic and applied research based on interdisciplinary and cross-methodological approaches.

Project description
We are now announcing several project positions in psychology
You can find the complete advertisements and information on Stockholm University’s website

SU FV-0696-23, PhD student in Psychology (A)

Investigating underlying emotional and neural mechanisms explaining adult age differences in emotion recognition ability.

SU FV-0697-23, PhD student in Psychology (B) 

Neural mechanism during social emotion regulation.

SU FV-0698, PhD student in Psychology (C)

Let’s talk about non-verbal communication

SU FV-0699-23, PhD student in Psychology (D)

Implications of the massive shift towards telework during the COVID-19 pandemic for work-life balance, job quality and health.

SU FV-0700-23, Doktorand I psykologi (E)

Alkoholprevention på arbetsplatsen – vad kan vi lära från de goda exemplen?

Note. This project requires fluent Swedish.

SU FV-0701-23, PhD student in Psychology (F)

Are brain structure and functional connectivity later in life influenced by midlife psychosocial work stress?

SU FV-0785-23, PhD student in Psychology (G)

Estimating the role of environmental exposures for mental, cardiometabolic and cognitive health outcomes in longitudinal cohort studies.

SU FV-0781-23, PhD student in Pychology (H)

Computational psychology of perception.

SU FV-0818-23, Doktorand i psykologi (I)

Hur uppfattar och bearbetar barn med autism och ADHD positiva stimuli?

Note. This project requires fluent Swedish.

Qualification requirements
General Syllabus for Doctoral Studies in Psychology.

The qualification requirements must be met by the deadline for applications.

A review committee will assess the candidate’s ability to successfully complete the PhD program. Criteria used in the review process are the candidate’s research plan, which should be included in the application, a previous paper/publication, and other relevant educational and professional merits. For further information please see the Department of Psychology website.

Admission Regulations for Doctoral Studies at Stockholm University are available at: and regulations.

Terms of employment
Only a person who will be or has already been admitted to a third-cycle programme may be appointed to a doctoral studentship.

The term of the initial contract may not exceed one year. The employment may be extended for a maximum of two years at a time. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of four years of full-time study.

Doctoral students should primarily devote themselves to their own education, but may engage in teaching, research, and administration corresponding to a maximum of 20 % of a full-time position.

Please note that admission decisions cannot be appealed.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Apply for the PhD student position at Stockholm University’s recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

For additional information please read and follow the instructions in the Application guidelines at the website of the Department of Psychology.

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!

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