Reference number: HR 2023/61
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Further information on the PhD programme can be found here: https://lnu.se/medarbetare/organisation/feh/forskarutbildning-pa-ekonomihogskolan/.
Subject of the position: Economics.
Number of positions: Several positions.
Start date: 1 September 2023.
Scope of employment: The Higher Education Ordinance stipulates that a person employed as a doctoral student shall devote himself/herself primarily to his/her own education. However, an employee may work to a limited extent on teaching, research and administration. Such work, prior to the award of the PhD, may not exceed 20% of full-time working time.
Doctoral students in economics
The doctoral training and dissertation work in economics is closely linked to the theme “Equality of Opportunity and Big Data Analysis”. High-quality research with both national and international impact is carried out, particularly in the fields of labor economics, public economics, microeconomics and economic history, and touches on topics such as intergenerational mobility, education, health, the environment, policy evaluation, integration and discrimination. Examples of articles published in recent years: https://lnu.se/mot-linneuniversitetet/Organisation/ekonomihogskolan/mot-ekonomihogskolan/nationalekonomi/
The course programme is run through a national collaboration with a number of other universities. The programme includes courses in mathematics, microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. We offer supervision of a high international standard and a stimulating and intellectual working environment. The programme prepares students for work in academia, skilled jobs in government departments and agencies, international organizations and the private sector. For more information about the programme, see the General Curriculum for Postgraduate Studies in Economics: https://lnu.se/globalassets/feh/organisation/utbildning/forskarutbildning/asp-nationalekonomi-rev-210210-eng.pdf
Basic eligibility is open to those who
– Have completed a degree at the advanced level in economics.
– Completed course requirements of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits at advanced level, or acquired substantially equivalent knowledge in some other way in or outside Sweden.
Special qualifications are awarded to those who
– has at least 90 higher education credits in economics or equivalent knowledge acquired in some other way within or outside the country
– has a demonstrated good knowledge of English.
Basis of assessment
Selection is made on the basis of the applicant’s ability to assimilate the doctoral programme. The assessment takes into account the scientific ability documented in scientific work and course grades. The assessment also includes the ability to collaborate and to express oneself in oral and written English.
Terms and conditions of employment
Employment as a doctoral student is limited in time according to HF chapter 5 §7. However, the total period of employment may not exceed the equivalent of full-time doctoral education over four years.
Professor Hans Grönqvist (email@example.com),
HR partner Kristofer Stahl (kristofer.stahl @lnu.se)
Faculty Administrator Ivana Tomic-Kokic (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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The application should include; (i) a brief description of yourself and what you are interested in, a justification of why you want to pursue a doctoral programme, and a description of your qualifications and experience relevant to the programme and the research task; (ii) CV/curriculum vitae (including telephone and e-mail); (iii) certified copies of transcripts; (iv) names and contact details (including telephone and e-mail) of two academic referees; (v) copy of thesis at advanced level (or equivalent) and any publications. (vi) completed postgraduate application form:
We strongly recommend that foreign applicants take the GRE and TOEFL/IELTS tests and include the results with their application.
You apply via https://lnu.se/mot-linneuniversitetet/Lediga-jobb/ . Please mark your application with reference number 2023/XX-X.X.X
Please submit your application as instructed by 15 March 2023
Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.
Please apply by clicking on the “Apply” button at the bottom of the ad. Applicants are requested to the application resolving CV, cover letter , a copy of a relevant essay , grades and certificates and other relevant documents. The applicant also requested to submit with their application a proposed research plan within the current area of research. All documents must be attached to digital in the application. The application and other documents shall be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.
Post expires on Wednesday March 15th, 2023