Post-doctoral research position, Uppsala University
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Uppsala University
Field(s) of specialization: Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, Ekonomikum, Uppsala, Uppsala, 751 20, Sweden
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: 2024-09-30
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 18 Nov 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Centre for Health Economic Research at Uppsala University is hiring for a 2-year post-doc position with placement at the Department of Economics, beginning no later than September 2024.

The interdisciplinary center focuses on research for an efficient use of health care resources and improvement of health in the population. Our research has a quantitative emphasis using rich register data and state-of-the-art methods to create new knowledge.

We expect the post-doc to conduct independent research within the fields of the center. Tasks include initiating and running projects and collaborating with other members of the center.

The Department of Economics is a highly committed research department with full-scale graduate and undergraduate programs within Scandinavia’s oldest university, conveniently located only 30 minutes from Stockholm Arlanda International airport. The Department hosts several strong research groups in applied microeconomics, labor economics, macroeconomics, and public economics, among others.

Candidates should have a PhD in Economics/Health Economics or have finished a PhD no later than September 2024 and must demonstrate excellence in research. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed virtually at the European Job Market for Economists, December 11-14, 2023. Candidates based in Sweden can also be interviewed at the SNS job market.

Candidates should register their interest by submitting a CV, cover letter, job market paper, other samples of the research, and recommendation letters from three academic references at by November 15th, 2023 to be considered.

The Department of Economics promotes equal opportunities and strives to attract qualified candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the Department.

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Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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