Post-doctoral research position, Uppsala University
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Uppsala University
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Kyrkogårdsgatan 10, Ekonomikum, Uppsala, Uppsala, 751 20, Sweden
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: 2024-09-01
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at Uppsala University is hiring for a post-doc position beginning no later than September 2024. It is a 3-year post-doc within a research program investigating the effects of structural change on the labor market. We will consider candidates with both macro/labor and applied-micro profiles.

The Department 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 including labor economics, macroeconomics, and public economics. The Department has a strong international reputation and has recruited on the international job market since 2008. The research environment in labor economics is among the strongest in Europe.

Applicants should have a PhD in Economics or have an expected PhD completion date 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. We will be interviewing candidates based in Sweden at the SNS job market.

To apply, submit your CV, a cover letter, three letters of recommendation, the job market paper, and other samples of your research. Only applications submitted at by November 15th, 2023 will 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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