Research Coordinator
Uppsala University Department of Economics

Research Coordinator for Uppsala Immigration Lab

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

Uppsala Immigration Lab (UIL) is a research initiative supported by the Chancellor of Uppsala University, the Faculty of Social Sciences, and the Department of Economics. We study central social issues linked to migration and integration. The research has a quantitative emphasis and uses rich data and state-of-the-art methods to create new knowledge. Our projects are run in collaboration with leading scholars in Sweden and abroad. As research leader you will be an important part of developing and running activities within the initiative.

Duties: As a research leader at Uppsala Immigration Lab, you are responsible for initiating and running research projects, including supervision of research assistants. You will also contribute to the general development of UIL activities, work environment, and research communication.

Requirements: PhD in Economics or equivalent. Another requirement is a solid record of quantitative research related to migration and society.

Additional qualifications: Experience from working with extensive register data, project coordination, and supervision are merits. Emphasis will be placed on personal skills. In this case, we place particular weight on the ability to work as part of a team. The applicant will be responsible for larger projects, and the ability to work independently and to take responsibility will be required.

A complete application will include:

  • CV
  • Copy of PhD degree
  • A personal letter that clearly states the candidate’s qualifications and relevant experience (max 2 pages)
  • A publication list
  • Contact information for three professional references

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 01-09-2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: 2-year temporary position

Scope of employment: 25 %

For further information about the position please contact: Olof Åslund, phone +46 70 595 70 89, e-mail:

Please submit your application by 2 June 2020, UFV-PA 2020/1647.

Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find a lot of information about working and living in Sweden at You are also welcome to contact International Faculty and Staff Services at

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University´s recruitment system.

Placement: Department of Economics

Type of employment: Part-time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed pay

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 25

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/1647

Last application date: 2020-06-02

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