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Post-doctoral position with a focus on animal health and welfare
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet / Administratörsjobb (offentlig verksamhet) / Uppsala
2018-10-18

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Department of Economics
The Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) invites applications for a two-year Post-Doctoral position to join its research group "Agricultural and Food Economics". The position is related to a research focus on animal health and welfare economics.

SLU is a world-class university in the fields of life and environmental sciences, with a strong commitment to excellence in research. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Economics and Business. Within this framework, the Department of Economics provides an important platform for research and graduate education in Economics and Business, as it encompasses the Masters and the Doctoral programme in Economics and Business, which are entirely taught in English.

In the research group "Agricultural and Food Economics" our research interests include production economics, consumer economics, agricultural and food policy, and trade. The topics of interest add to the literature in agricultural economics and related fields. We have vivid disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary collaborations, for instance with researchers in animal health and veterinary epidemiology and are currently in an expansive phase.

Duties:
The successful applicant is expected to (1) actively contribute to the group's research in this field; (2) develop independent research leading to high quality scientific journals' publications, and (3) eventually apply for external research funding. You may also be expected to supervise students' theses at all levels, within the research area of the group.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant should have a background in agricultural economics, food economics, economics or closely related field.

We are looking for highly motivated applicants who can work both independently and in teams, is used to taking own initiatives, and have documented experience publishing in high quality scientific journals. Very good skills in English (both written and oral) are required. Personal characteristics will play a significant role in the recruitment process.

Individuals with a completed Ph.D. (the Ph.D. should have been completed no more than three years ago) are encouraged to apply for this position. Applications should be received by November 20 at the latest, and should contain: (1) a current CV including publication list, (2) a statement motivating the interest in this position (two pages single space maximum), and (3) the name of two references.

Place of work:
Uppsala

Form of employment:
2 year post-doctoral position

Extent:
100%

Starting date:
According to agreement.

Application:
We welcome your application no later than 2018-11-20, use the button below.

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

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research-intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.

www.slu.se

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.

Varaktighet, arbetstid
Heltid/ Ej specificerat

Publiceringsdatum
2018-10-18

Ersättning
Fixed salary

Så ansöker du
Sista dag att ansöka är 2018-11-20
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Företag
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Adress
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Institutionen för ekonomi
Box 7013
75007 Uppsala

Kontorsadress
Ulls väg 27
756 51 Uppsala

Jobbnummer
4409877


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