Postdoc in urban and/or environmental economics - Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet - Administratörsjobb (offentlig verksamhet) i Uppsala
Postdoc in urban and/or environmental economics
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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.

The environmental economics group within the department of economics - see - 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.

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.
Place of work:

Form of employment:
Post-doctoral employment for a 2 year period. The position is partly funded by a scholarship.


Starting date:
By mutual agreement, between February and September 2022.

Interviews will be conducted remotely in January 2022.

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.

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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.

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.

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