Sort on published: 2018-05-31
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Economics is one of the largest departments within the Faculty of Social Sciences with about 100 employees from a dozen countries. Each year, approximately 1 000 students attend one of our courses at the undergraduate, master's and postgraduate level. The research focus is in the areas of labor economics, macroeconomics and public economics. Researchers at the department are often hired as experts in public investigations and in the media and interact in many ways with the surrounding society. Please see www.nek.uu.se for more information.
We are looking for 1-2 research assistants starting on September 1, 2018, or by agreement, for a temporary position that lasts for a maximum of two years. As a research assistant, you work closely with the department's researchers and assist them in their research projects. The work covers everything from data collection and processing to advanced econometric analysis in research projects with large register-based data.
The applicant must have a master's degree in Economics or have commenced the second year of a master's program in the field. Good knowledge of both Swedish and English is a requirement. You have a genuine interest in research as well as a great interest in social issues and economics. Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities.
Education with a focus on quantitative analysis is a merit and experience with programming, such as in Stata, is valuable.
Pay: Individual salary
Starting: September 1, 2018 or by agreement
Type of employment: Temporary position for a maximum of two years.
Working hours: 100 %
Uppsala University aims for gender balance and diversity in all activities in order to achieve a higher quality at all levels of the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
Information about the position is given by Professor Per-Anders Edin, telephone: 018-4711097, firstname.lastname@example.org or HR administrator Johanna Mörk, telephone: 018-4715109, email@example.com
The application deadline is June 15 2018, UFV-PA 2018/1929. The application must include a personal letter that clearly states the candidate’s qualifications and relevant experience (max 2 pages), CV and a copy of the master´s thesis.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Economics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fast Lön
Number of positions: 2
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/1929
Last application date: 2018-06-15