Postdoctoral position to Uppsala Immigration Lab
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 45,000 students, more than 7,000 employees and a turnover of around SEK 7 billion.
The Department of Economics is one of the largest departments within the Faculty of Social Sciences with approximately 100 employees from a dozen countries. Each year about 1,000 students participate in undergraduate (BA), graduate (MA) and PhD level courses. The research conducted at the department is mainly focused on labour economics, macroeconomics, political economics and public economics. Researchers at the department are frequently engaged as experts by the government and by the media, and interact with the society at large in a number of ways.
Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL) is a part of the Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS) that hosts a broad and leading research environment in empirical labor economics at Department of Economics.
We study central social issues linked to migration and integration. Our research has a quantitative emphasis and uses rich 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 are now looking for one postdoc to join us.
Duties/Project description: Research within the agenda of Uppsala Immigration Lab. Contributing to the general development of activities, work environment, and research communication.
Requirements: To qualify for an employment as a postdoctor you must have a PhD degree or a foreign degree equivalent to a PhD degree in Economics. The PhD degree must have been obtained no more than three years prior to the application deadline. The three year period can be extended due to circumstances such as sick leave, parental leave, duties in labour unions, etc.
Successful candidates should have a solid experience of quantitative research on migration and the labor market, specifically concerning methods for analyzing the causes and consequences of segregation in working life. Personal suitability are important.
Additional qualifications: Experience of working with different types of extensive data collections and qualified methods is an advantage.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: 01-06-2021 or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.
Scope of employment: 100 %.
For further information about the position please contact: Olof Åslund, 070-595 70 89, email@example.com.
Please submit your application by March 4, 2021, UFV-PA 2021/368.
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Placement: Department of Economics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2021/368
Last application date: 2021-03-04
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