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Postdoc Position in Urban and Environmental Economics – SLU, Sweden 2022

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The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) invites applications for a Postdoc position to involve the ongoing project of Working from home in the post-pandemic era: Curse or blessing? at the Department of Economics, Sweden – Dec 2021

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of Economics
The Environmental Economics group
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Uppsala,

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Qualification Details

Successful applicants must have completed a PhD in economics, or be expecting to complete their PhD by spring/summer 2022. Applicants should normally have completed their PhD no more than three years before the application deadline. Candidates must have competence in applied microeconomics and urban economics, knowledge of methods used in quantitative urban analysis and interest in conducting research in environmental economics. Experience with spatial modelling techniques using geographic information systems (GIS) and with packages such as STATA, R, MATLAB or PYTHON is advantageous. The ability to work constructively in a small group is essential.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The environmental economics group within the department of economics – see https://www.slu.se/env-econ – is looking for a post-doctoral researcher to boost our research team. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to an ongoing project – Working from home in the post-pandemic era: Curse or blessing?  – studying the impact of remote work on the structure of cities and on the environment. The project is funded by Handelsbanken and coordinated by Associate Professor Efthymia Kyriakopoulou. The position as a postdoctoral researcher implies at least 80 percent research.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: SLU.ua.2021.2.5.1-3666
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

We welcome your application in English, including a CV, a cover letter of no more than 2 pages, the names of two referees who we can contact, and your job market paper no later than 15 December 2021. To apply, please use the button below.

About the Department

Department of Economics

At the Department of Economics, research and teaching are conducted in the subjects economics and business studies. The department has master's and bachelor programs in economics, and a PhD program. Priority areas in economics are 1) environment and natural resources and 2) agricultural economics.

About the Employer: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Note

  • Place of work: Uppsala
  • Form of employment:P ost-doctoral employment for a 2 year period. The position is partly funded by a scholarship.
  • Extent: 100%
  • Starting date: By mutual agreement, between February and September 2022. Interviews will be conducted remotely in January 2022.

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Contact details

Efthymia Kyriakopoulou

efthymia.kyriakopoulou@slu.se

Academic union representatives:

https://internt.slu.se/en/my-employment/employee-associations/kontaktpersoner-vid-rekrytering/

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