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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.
Job description: We are looking for research assistants for a temporary position of one year. 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 assist the researchers who do advanced econometric analysis in research projects with large register-based data.
Qualifications: The applicant must have a Bachelor degree in Economics. 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 such as collaborative ability, initiative, flexibility and ability to independently analyze data.
Additional merits: A master´s degree in Economics or have commenced the second year of a master's program in the field. Education with a focus on quantitative analysis is a merit and experience with programming, such as in Stata, is valuable.
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 bachelor or master´s thesis.
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.
Salary: Individual salary.
Starting date: By agreement.
Type of employment: Temporary position one year.
Scope of employment: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact:
Professor Olof Åslund, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone +46 (0)18-4715102.
Please submit your application by January 7, 2020, UFV-PA 2019/4447.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.
Submit your application through Uppsala University´s recruitment system.
Placement: Department of Economics
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 2
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/4447
Last application date: 2020-01-07
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