New PhD positions at the Lund University Agenda 2030 graduate school
We welcome graduate school applicants from various disciplinary backgrounds who want to take an active role in Agenda 2030 research. The graduate school offers a unique opportunity to gain interdisciplinary perspectives on global challenges and contribute to current research while deepening your subject knowledge.
The graduate school will have at least 12 doctoral students from all faculties, which two of them will be within social science. You will be associated with a specific research studies programme, and simultaneously take part in the university-wide interdisciplinary research studies courses, developed on the basis of the issues defined by the global goals. The courses provide great potential to develop new forms of collaboration and work for change across disciplinary boundaries. Besides the research studies courses, you will participate in several activities linked to the graduate school in order to take an active part in the global sustainability agenda and to advance the research front on issues concerning Agenda 2030, for example through seminars, conferences, study trips and collaboration with various societal stakeholders.
There are now two open PhD positions in social science, with the possibility to choose Sustainability science as your main subject.
All applicants need to make an explicit statement of which subject the applicant wishes to be enrolled in (Gender studies, Human Ecology, Human Geography, Media and Communication, Psychology, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Social Work, Sociology of Law, Political Science, Service studies, and Sustainability science)
PhD studies at LUCSUS
At Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) we have a longstanding tradition in hosting PhD graduated from different disciplinary backrounds within the field of sustainability.
As a graduate student at LUCSUS you will be part of a unique international and interdisciplinary learning and research environment.
LUCSUS' research addresses complex sustainability challenges with a critical perspective and a solutions-based approach. Our research projects focus on sustainability challenges such as water conflicts, food security, land use changes and urban transformation - and is often conducted in international cooperation. We strive to catalyse change, on both a local and a global level, for a more sustainable society and future.
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