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The School of Business and Economics consists of the subjects Business Administration, Business Informatics, Economics, Statistics, Law and Tourism.An innovative and interdisciplinary approach inspired by curiosity is encouraged.
The Department of Economics and Statistics seeks one Postdoctoral researcher in Economics to be affiliated with the Linnaeus University Centre for Discrimination and Integration Studies.
Field of subject for the position
At the department for Economics and Statistics teaching and research is performed at all levels. Many researchers in the department are connected to the Linnaeus University Centre of Discrimination and Integration Studies, which is a principal inter-disciplinary research environment at Linnaeus University combining researchers in the areas of economics, political science and social psychology. More information about the center can be found at: https://lnu.se/forskning/sok-forskning/linnaeus-university-centre-for-discrimination-and-integration-studies/.
Extent and period
The position is for two years, 100%.
Starting date of the position: According to agreements.
Context of position
The work tasks consist mainly of research within Economics, where you are expected to do research within the focus areas of the Linnaeus University Centre of Discrimination and Integration Studies. You are also expected to take an active part in the department's work both internally and externally. The position consists of 80% research and 20 % of teaching and/or administrative duties. In addition, there are funds available for expenses.
Qualified for appointment is the one who holds a Swedish Doctor’s Degree, or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD, and has completed her/his degree no more than three years before the application deadline.
Applicants must not have previously been employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than a year in the same or related subject area at Linnaeus University.Excellent knowledge of English is required.
Head of department, Lars Behrenz, firstname.lastname@example.org or +46 (0) 722-165108.
HR-partner, Jesper Pettersson, email@example.com
Associate Professor, Spencer Bastani, firstname.lastname@example.org or +46 (0)470 70 84 32
Union representatives may be contacted via the university switchboard at +46 (0) 772-288000.
The application (in English) should contain a CV, documentation of grades and courses in the PhD program, the names of two academic references (with telephone number and e-mail), a brief description of past and current research projects, a personal letter (max 1-2 pages), and any other documentation that the applicant would like to present. The deadline for the application is 30 April 2018. Reference nr 2018/83-2.2.1.
Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.
Please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.