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Job Opportunity: Postdoc in Economics of Education and/or Family Economics

News: Feb 02, 2017

The Department of Economics offers a position as Postdoctoral researcher within the programme Studies of the transmission of human capital within and between generations. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but no later than 31 August 2017.

The position is for two years; if funding is available and performance is satisfactory, extending the position by another two years might be possible. Applicants should hold a recent PhD in economics, or be close to finishing their thesis. The successful candidate is expected to carry out research suitable for publication in leading or highly ranked field and general economics journals. Research potential will be the key selection criterion for the advertised position.

Salary takes the form of a tax-exempt scholarship at a European competitive level. Additional funds are available for travel and shorter visits to other departments. Although the purpose of the position is to conduct research, there might be an opportunity for a limited amount of teaching and supervision, the terms of which will be agreed later.

The position should be taken up anytime between now and September 2017. The application should include a detailed CV with a list of publications/working papers, and one job market paper in electronic form. Additional material might be requested. Suitable candidates will be interviewed via Skype, and possibly invited to our department research seminars before hired.

Applications should be sent to humcapjob@economics.gu.se. Referees should send their recommendation letters directly to humcapref@economics.gu.se as soon as possible after the application has been sent in. The Department of Economics is located within the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

The Department of Economics hosts a diverse and internationally renowned group of academic economists, including 14 full professors, 40 assistant and associate professors and post-docs, and 15 visiting professors.

Information about the department can be found at http://economics.handels.gu.se/english/about-us.

The Department of Economics seeks diversity among applicants and promotes a diverse workforce.

More information can be obtained from Professor Mikael Lindahl, mikael.lindahl@economics.gu.se.

031-786 13 49

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