Research assistant positions at Stockholm University

Research Assistants (2 temporary employments)at the Department of Economics.
Ref. No. SU FV-1856-21

Closing date: 26 May 2021.

The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has just over 30 PhD researchers, of which 19 are professors and 8 associate professors. We also have about 40 doctoral students. These researchers and doctoral students carry out broad research which cover all fields in economics. See for further information.

Main responsibilities
We are looking to employ one or two research assistants, starting in June 2021 or by agreement, for a job that lasts a maximum of two years. As a research assistant, you work closely with the department’s researchers and help them in their research projects. The work includes everything from data collection and processing to advanced econometric analysis in research projects with large register-based data materials and data materials from social media.

Qualification requirements
The applicant must have a master’s degree in economics or have started the second year of the master’s program, with good grades. A focus on quantitative analysis is an advantage. Experience in programming, especially in Stata, is also valuable. You should be interested in research and have a great interest in societal issues. You should also have the ambition to obtain a doctoral degree in economics in the future. A requirement is good knowledge of English.

Terms of employment
This is a full-time, time limited position with a period of maximum two years. Salaries at Stockholm University are determined individually; therefore, please indicate your requested salary. Start date in June or by agreement.
Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Professor David Seim by email:

Union representatives
Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University’s recruitment system. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Only include the cover letter, CV, and Master thesis in your application. Bring copies of grades and certificates if you are called to an interview.

The instructions for applicants are available at: How to apply for a position.

You are welcome to apply!
Stockholm University contributes to the development of sustainable democratic society through knowledge, enlightenment and the pursuit of truth.

Closing date: 26/05/2021

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