The Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will recruit one post-doc researcher in Health Economics during 2020. The position is initially a fixed two-year contract. Subject to satisfactory performance, there are opportunities for a two-year extension of the contract. The expected start date is September 2020, with some degree of flexibility.
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 pursuing research in a field related to the organisation 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 candidate is expected to carry out research suitable for publication in highly ranked economics journals. The teaching load is low; English is the primary teaching language.
Candidates apply through the university online recruitment system. Please attach the following in the application:
- Diploma/ degree certificate
- Other document, important for the Application, includining job market paper (clearly labelled) and a short description of current research and future research plans
Up to three letters of recommendations should be sent separately to email@example.com, with the subject line of the e-mail stating the name of the candidate.
Please also indicate in your cover letter whether you will be available for an interview at the EEA meetings in Rotterdam. For those not going to the EEA meetings, we will consider the possibility of Skype interviews.
For more information, see the advertised vacancy at the Gothenburg University job portal https://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/vacancies-details/?id=5117
The application must be received no later than November 28, 2019
The department encourages equality and diversity. We particularly welcome female applicants.
More information can be obtained from Gustav Kjellsson, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT GOTHENBURG AND THE SCHOOL:
Gothenburg is a city of approximately 500,000 inhabitants, located on the west coast of Sweden. The city is highly rated for its quality of living, and the University is located right in its centre. For more information on the Department of Economics, please visit http://www.economics.handels.gu.se/english/.
To learn more about the health economic research group at the department visit the homepage of the Centre for Health Economics, https://chegu.handels.gu.se/english . This health economic research group has overlaps with other strong research groups at the department, including the applied labour group, the development economics group , and the behavioural and experimental research group (for more info visit https://economics.handels.gu.se/english/research/research-areas). Our health economic research group is also a part of a larger health economic environment including a research group located at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.