Type of position
We are looking for a PhD candidate with the ability to do high-quality research on energy issues. The overall aim of the PhD project is to gain a deeper understanding of the functioning of energy markets and how various policy decisions have affected energy supply. The PhD candidate will work in a larger research environment specialized in different aspects of environmental and resource economics.
The research group consists of researchers in economics, environmental economics and economic history. The candidate will be linked to the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (www.cere.se) with currently approximately 25 researchers employed by Umeå University or the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The Centre is hosted at the department of economics, Umeå School of Business and Economics, Umeå University (www.econ.umu.se).
The position requires a master degree in economics or other related field, as well as an openness to engage in issues related to energy, environmental economics and policy. Knowledge and experience in programming and/or applied econometrics are required. Personal qualities such as ability to collaborate, high degree of self-motivation and enthusiasm will be considered. We expect excellent oral and written communication skills in English and the ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with others.
We look forward to receiving your application!