JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Gothenburg

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School of Business, Economics, and Law
Department of Economics
Post-doc Researcher in Applied Health Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465660
Date Posted: 10/14/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-doc Researcher in Applied Health Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, SWEDEN
JEL Classifications:
H4 -- Publicly Provided Goods
I1 -- Health
L0 -- General
health economics
health care
applied economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Post-doc Researcher in Applied Health Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, invites applications for a post-doc researcher in Health Economics. The position is a fixed two-year contract. The expected start date is September 2021, with some degree of flexibility.

Job descriptions/Qualifications:

Applicants should have completed, or be close to completing, a Ph.D. in (Health) Economics, or a related field. We are looking for candidates with a documented interest in health economic research. Candidates conducting economic analysis of health policies and programs or pursuing research in a field related to the organization of health care and health care markets are of particular interest. Within this field of research, the department can offer opportunities to access Swedish register data. Research potential will be the key selection criterion, and the successful hire is expected to carry out research suitable for publication in highly ranked economics journals. The teaching load is light; English is the primary teaching language.

For more information, see the announcement at the University of Gothenburg’s webpage

The application must be received no later than November 24, 2020.

More information can be obtained from Gustav Kjellsson, email:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/24/2020
Reference Instructions:
Up to three letters of recommendations should be sent to, with the subject line of the e-mail stating the name of the candidate.
Application Instructions:
Application Procedure:

Candidates apply through the university online recruitment system. Please attach the following in the application:
-Diploma/ degree certificate
-Other document, important for the application, including a job market paper (clearly labelled), a short description of current research and future research plans

Up to three letters of recommendations should be sent separately to, with the subject line of the e-mail stating the name of the candidate.

We expect to conduct a first round of interviews during the days around the European Job Market, i.e. December 14 –18. Interviews will be held remotely using Zoom. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you will be available for an interview on these dates.