Call for Applications, Doctoral Candidate in the History of Science


Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of History of Science and Ideas is a vibrant and excellent research environment, with outstanding research groups in the history of medicine and history of science, political history, as well as strong profiles in global intellectual history, media history and the history of education. Around 50 teachers, researchers and fellows work at the department, including 12 PhD students.

The Office for History of Science at the Department of History of Science and Ideas announces one 4-year PhD position in history of science in a global context from the late 17th until the 20th Century.

Find out more about the doctoral position on the website of Uppsala University.