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Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics, Lund, Sweden – Nov 2021

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Lund University, School of Economics and Management offers Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics with focus on Financial Economics at the Department of Economics – Sweden, Nov 2021.

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

School of Economics and Management
Department of Economics
Lund University

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Qualification Details

Applicants must hold a PhD in Economics or Finance, and the degree must not have been awarded more than three years ago, counted from the date of the application deadline (unless the applicant has been on parental leave or leave due to illness). Applications will also be accepted from persons who have not yet completed their PhD, but this condition must be satisfied at the time of employment.

A PhD from a university outside of Sweden is particularly meritorious.

The main requirement for the position is a high degree of research expertise as manifested in the quality of the PhD dissertation and other publications.

For appointment as postdoctoral fellow, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good ability to develop and carry out high-quality research, and teaching skill. (Lund University Appointment Rules)

In addition to the above, the following set of criteria will be applied in the assessment of candidates:

  • Relevance and viability of the research plan.
  • Other results and distinctions that attest to the applicant's ability to do research.
  • Ability to engage and inform society at large about research.

Evaluation of the applicants will also take other personal qualities like cooperativeness into consideration. The applicants' ability to use their skills and experience to strengthen and supplement existing research activities within the School of Economics and Management will also be considered.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Lund University announces one position as postdoctoral fellow in economics with focus on financial economics. The holder will conduct independent research in financial economics and is expected to cooperate with other researchers at the department, be willing to interact with students, and to actively participate in the common activities of the department. The position involves 20 percent teaching (the equivalent of about one course a year and some supervision of bachelor and master theses).

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -PA2021/3088
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Documents Required

The application should be written in English and should consists of the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional papers (optional)
  • PhD certificate
  • Other material (in one file; optional)
  • Three letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly to by the reference persons

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Contact details

  • Petter Lundborg,

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