Type of employment: Fixed-term employment, 2 years
Extent: 100 %
Location: , One of the collaborating departments
First day of employment: Preferably in the first half of 2013
Reference number: PER 2012/196
The Gothenburg Centre of Globalization and Development at the University of Gothenburg (GCGD) offers four postdoctoral research fellowships for an initial period of two years with possibility of extension. The centre is a collaborative effort among several departments. The accepted candidates will be located in the most appropriate department.
the interdisciplinary theme of Globalization and Development
The research agenda of the centre is presented at the home page http://www.gcgd.gu.se/ . The candidate is expected to contribute to the research agenda and take active part in the work of the centre. There will be some funds available for travel and shorter visits to other universities, but the candidate should also seek to develop research proposals that can attract external funding. The centre and the collaborating departments offer a stimulating environment within the field. We expect candidates to aim at publishing in leading or highly ranked journals. The positions mainly involve research, but there may also be some teaching/supervision assignments (maximum 20% of the time).
Apart from persons who have completed their PhDs within the last three years, students who are near completion of their thesis are also welcome to apply.
Research potential will be our key selection criterion.
Please apply online and the application must inclued:
Resumé/CV and personal details (sect 9)
A list of publications/working papers, and one scientific paper (job market paper). (sect 8.1 and sect 9)
References (sect 7) including two letters of recommendation (sect 9)
The applicants are required to outline the research they plan (max 3 pages) to undertake during their period at the centre. (sect 2) The research plan must specify how the intended research relates to the strategy of the centre.
Additional material might be requested.
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SACO: Martin Björkman
+46 31 786 3608
OFR/S: Stefan Schedin
+46 31 786 1167
SEKO: Lennart Olsson
+46 31 786 1173
Please apply online.
The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.
Salary is determined on an individual basis.
Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.