Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg (Göteborgs Universitet)
Field(s) of specialization: Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Labor; Demographic Economics - Public Economics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Vasagatan 1, Handelshögskolan, Göteborg, 411 24, Sweden (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-08-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2021
Application deadline: 28 Feb 2022 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 28 Feb 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
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Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics

The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconomics. This is a six-year tenure track position with a mid-term review after three years. The expected start date is August 2022.

Applicants should hold, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field. Research potential will be the key selection criterion and the successful candidate is expected to carry out research suitable for publication in highly ranked economics journals. We will consider applied researchers working in the fields of Environmental Economics, Labor Economics and Public Economics. The teaching load is minimal; English is the primary teaching language.

Applications including cover letter, CV, job market paper, research statement and three letters of recommendation should be submitted through http://www.econjobmarket.org. Applications must be received by November 15, 2021 to be guaranteed full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled. The department encourages diversity and we welcome qualified economists of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

We will interview for this position virtually at the European Job Market for Economists 2021 Dec 15-18.

More information about this position can be obtained from Mikael Lindahl, email: mikael.lindahl@economics.gu.se.

Gothenburg is a city of approximately 500,000 inhabitants, located on the west coast of Sweden. The city is highly rated for its quality of living, and the university is located right in its center. For more information on the Department of Economics, please visit https://www.gu.se/en/school-business-economics-law/economics/.

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  • Curriculum vitae
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  • Letters of reference: 3
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