Postdoctoral position in Economics
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with 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 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.
The Institute for Housing and Urban Research (IBF) is a multidisciplinary research institute with a focus on housing and urban issues. IBF belongs to the Faculty of Social Sciences at Uppsala University and conducts research, in a broad sense, directed towards housing, the built environment, and urban issues. The institute employs around 40 people, among which the majority are researchers and PhD students. IBF's goal is to produce interesting and relevant social research of the highest international quality within its thematic area. The research in Economics at IBF is to a large extent empirically oriented, where modern microeconometric methods is applied on comprehensive, individual-level data. The newly started research project Urban Lab, which has a quantitative focus, runs in close collaboration between IBF and the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. More information about the institute can be found at www.ibf.uu.se.
Duties/Project description: The postdoctor will work with research on topics of his or her own choice that align with the broad concerns of the Institute´s research profile as defined above. The position also includes 10% of full-time teaching at the Department of Economics.
Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Economics. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.
Additional qualifications: Knowledge of empirically oriented research on microdata is a merit. Great emphasis will be placed on scientific expertise. At equal scientific expertise, experience in the IBF theme area is a merit.
A complete application will include:
- Copy of PhD degree
- A statement with research plan
- A publication list
- Contact information for three professional references
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 01-09-2020
Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact: Matz Dahlberg, phone +4670-167 9175, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit your application by 19 June 2020, UFV-PA 2020/849.
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Placement: Institute for Housing and Urban Research
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
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Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/849
Last application date: 2020-06-19