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Professor in economics with expertise in econometrics or applied econometrics

Type of employment: Permanent post
Extent: 100 %
Location: Department of Economics, Göteborg
First day of employment: as soon as possible
Reference number: PER 2014/104

The School of Business, Economics and Law is recruiting a professor in economics with expertise in econometrics or applied econometrics, to be based in the Department of Economics. The Department of Economics has about 90 employees. Further information can be found at http://www.economics.gu.se.

Subject area

economics with expertise in econometrics or applied econometrics

Specific subject description

Economics; econometrics; applied econometrics.

Job assignments

We welcome applicants with expertise in econometrics or applied econometrics. The job involves conducting, planning, and leading research and teaching. Teaching on econometrics courses at the PhD level will be required. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the Department?s research environment, and participate in the planning of research projects and in applications for research funding.


The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 § of the Higher Education Ordinance and the University of Gothenburg?s employment rules.


The applicant?s research record and future research potential are the primary evaluation criteria. Pedagogical and administrative abilities, and experience of interaction with the surrounding society, are also taken into account. In the assessment of pedagogical skills, special emphasis is put on teaching and supervision at the doctoral level and in econometrics. Experience of directing large research projects in economics is a merit. Personal characteristics and collaborative skills will also be considered.

Additional information

Application procedure

The application should contain:

  • CV, including: a list of publications; a record of the applicant’s teaching merits containing information about the extent and level of teaching and evaluations of its quality; a record of externally funded research projects led by the applicant with actual amounts raised stated explicitly; and a record of activities related to collaboration or interaction with the surrounding society.

  • Research statement, characterizing the applicant’s past research contributions and describing their current and future research agenda (maximum 6 pages).

  • Selection of (no more than 10) publications or working papers that best demonstrate the applicant’s research contributions. Please provide a brief statement motivating the choice of submitted papers.

  • Teaching statement (maximum 2 pages).

Other documents considered relevant by the applicant for the assessment may also be included in the application.

Personal circumstances (e.g. parental leave) will be taken into account in the assessment, and must be specified in the application.

The application should be written in English.

The application should be submitted online.

Selection process

The selection process will include assessments by external reviewers, interviews, guest lectures, and/or research seminars.

Related information

For further information please contact

Måns Söderbom, Professor and Deputy Head of Department
+46 31 786 4332


Labour union

OFR/S: Stefan Schedin
+46 31 786 1167

SACO: Mikael Johansson
+46 31 786 2749

SEKO: Lennart Olsson
+46 31 786 1173

Closing date


Appointment Procedure

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.

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