JOE - October 2012

Uppsala University
Department of Economics
Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Uppsala, other, Sweden
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Keywords: Public economics, Labor economics
Deadline Date: 11/15/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397410

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The Department of Economics, Uppsala University invites application for one assistant professor position. The department is an active research and teaching department with a full scale graduate program. There are strong research groups in labor economics, public economics and macroeconomics which are the key areas of research at the department. Uppsala is an old university town 40 minutes from the Stockholm city center and 20 minutes from the Stockholm Arlanda International Airport. For more information and updates on vacancies, see

The department will appoint a scholar for a full time research position commencing no later than September 2013. The position is general, but the department is primarily looking for a researcher within the field of public or labor economics. It involves stipend for three years, possibly extended for an additional three years, with low teaching load. The position is not a tenure-track position but tenure positions are regularly opened-up at the department and non-tenured researchers are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have a PhD in Economics received after January 1, 2009 but no later than September 2013. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the ASSA meetings in San Diego and at the RES PhD presentation meeting in London. Other arrangements may be possible for shortlisted candidates not based in the US and not planning to attend the meetings.
Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit CV, at least three letters of recommendation, and samples of research such as thesis chapters or publications. Only applications submitted at by November 15, 2012 will be considered.

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