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The Department of Sociology seeks to appoint a candidate with excellent academic merits for a four year program. The terms and conditions of employment for doctoral researchers at Uppsala University are internationally highly competitive. The positions will be associated with the project JUSTEMOTIONS; The Construction of Objectivity: An international perspective on the emotive-cognitive process of judicial decision-making, awarded to Associate Professor Stina Bergman Blix by the European Research Council.

The doctoral researcher will be part of an international and interdisciplinary research project. A significant amount of time will be spent collecting data in Italy, affiliated to the Research Institute on Judicial System of the Italian National Research Council (IRSIG-CNR) in Bologna, where Francesco Contini, Senior researcher, will be appointed as mentor.

For more information about the project see: http://www.soc.uu.se/research/justemotions

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