Postdocs in immigration and/or urban economics at Uppsala University
Advertiser: Department of Economics (Nationalekonomiska Institutionen), Uppsala University (Uppsala Universitet)
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Urban; Rural; Regional Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, Ekonomikum, Uppsala, Uppsala län, 753 13, Sweden (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 10 Dec 2020 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Interview scheduling completed
Posting end date: 10 Dec 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting January, 2021.
Ad text:

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing, and it hosts a broad and leading research environment in empirical labor and urban economics. Uppsala Immigration Lab and Urban Lab at Uppsala University aim to further strengthen the activities through collaborations within academia and with the surrounding society. We will be opening up positions and are now looking for one to three 2-year postdocs to join us.

We study central social issues linked to migration and urban development. Our research has a quantitative emphasis and uses very rich register data and state-of-the-art methods to create new knowledge. Our projects are run in collaboration with leading scholars in Sweden and abroad.

We expect the candidates to conduct independent research within the fields of the Labs. Tasks include initiating and running projects, and collaborating with other members of the Labs.

Candidates should register their interest by submitting a CV, a job market paper, a cover letter, and recommendation letters from two academic references via The registration deadline is December 10, 2020 (review and selection of applications may start earlier).

Interviews will be conducted digitally, starting January, 2021.

Please direct any questions about the nature of the position to:

Professor Olof Åslund, Director of Uppsala Immigration Lab,
Professor Matz Dahlberg, Director of Urban Lab,

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Reference letter (optional)
  • Job market paper
  • Letters of reference: 2
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