The School of Education and Communication, Avd. för språk och kommunikation

Jönköping University (JU) is a higher education institution where internationalisation, an entrepreneurial spirit, and collaboration with society at large are key features. We have about 12,000 students, 350 international partner universities, 800 partner companies and 1000 research schools (partnering schools) for our teacher education. We work to build bridges between science and society in both education and research.

The School of Education and Communication (SEC) is one of four specialised higher education institutions at JU. We conduct education and research in the aeras of Teacher Education, Media and Communication Studies, International Work – Global Studies, and Human Resources. In addition, we have extensive contract education activities mainly in continuing professional development. SEC has approximately 2000 students and 180 employees.

SEC’s research spans many fields in the humanities and social sciences with language, literature, diversity and media within the Communication, Culture and Diversity (CCD) research environment and within Lifelong Learning research environment. SEC’s research supports Teacher Education and education in Media and Communication Studies, International Work – Global Studies, and the Human Resources field.

Research at the School of Education and Communication (SEC) focuses on how communication and learning can be developed across the life span in order to support various groups and individuals and their participation and involvement in a range of cultural and knowledge creation contexts. This includes exploring how current and new knowledge can be used in the development of communication skills and learning capacity.

Our perspective is lifelong and is a response to how communication and learning can contribute to work on contemporary social issues related to diversity, sustainability, culture and digitalisation.

We are currently seeking five doctoral students in education at HLK

The five PhD positions in education are divided into two different specialisations and doctoral schools:

  • three Phd positions related to language and literature and part of the Graduate/Research School Culturally Empowering Education through Language and Literature (CuEEd-LL);
  • and two in adult learning and part of the Graduate/Research School in Adult Learning.

More information about each graduate school can be found here:

For more information about the PhD positions specialising in language and literature and how to apply, please click here.

For more information about the PhD positions specialising in adult learning and how to apply, please click here.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2022-02-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 5
Working hours 100%
City Jönköping
County Jönköpings län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2021/3469-211
Contact
  • Cecilia Bjursell, cecilia.bjursell@ju.se
  • Ylva Lindberg, ylva.lindberg@ju.se
  • Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, sangeeta.bagga-gupta@ju.se
Union representative
  • Thomas Axelsson, ST, +46 36-10 1076
  • Mikael Gustafsson, Saco-S, +46 36-10 1178
  • Sara Dommartine, Lärarförbundet, +46 36-10 1422
Published 06.Sep.2021
Last application date 15.Oct.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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