The PhD positions are part of a Marie Curie Initial Training Network called ACT devoted to investigating action production and action understanding in infancy. ACT is a collaboration between 4 universities and 3 research companies in northern Europe. Both PhDs will primarily work at the Uppsala Babylab. In addition the collaborative nature of the project requires that PhDs participate in network meetings and spend a few months at other network locations. The PhD position is for four years and the doctoral student will primarily engage in research. The positions are financed by scholarship for the first 3 years. A mobility- and travel allowance, and career exploratory will also be available. The last year is financed by the Department resources.
The applicant must have a basic university degree with psychology as a major subjectIn order to facilitate mobility within EU Marie Curie regulations require that network members working in Sweden are recruited from a different country. The collaborative nature of the project also requires the ability to communicate and write in English.