Post-Doctoral Fellow at GLD and the Department of Political Science, Gothenburg University

As post-doctoral fellow you are expected to conduct research with a focus on one or several of the main questions of the research program in collaboration with Professor Ellen Lust, as well as with other members of the GLD research team. The work may partly take place in the Middle East and/or Africa. As a post-doctoral fellow you will mainly conduct research but may be asked to teach in the department.

You should have a PhD in political science, sociology, economics or related field. We are looking for researchers with prior research experience as closely connected as possible to the above described project research area. You need to have high competence on local governance, and, in particular, the Middle East, North Africa or Sub-Saharan Africa. Extensive knowledge of quantitative methodologies and analysis as well as skills in data processing, demonstrated knowledge of programs such as Stata and/or R is required. Experience in programming surveys is an asset.

Apply by January 10, 2019. Read more about eligibility, job assignments and how to apply here.

Researcher at GLD and the Department of Political Science, Gothenburg University 

As a researcher you are expected to conduct research with a focus on one or several of the main questions of the research program in collaboration with Professor Ellen Lust, as well as with other members of the GLD research team. The work may partly take place in the Middle East and/or North Africa or Sub-Saharan Africa.

You should have a PhD in political science or related field. Given the short introduction and time of employment, we are looking for someone with prior research experience as closely connected as possible to the above described project research area. You need to have high competence on local governance, and, in particular, the Middle East. Furthermore extensive knowledge of quantitative methodologies and analysis as well as skills in data processing, demonstrated knowledge of programs such as Stata and/or R is required. You should be able to independently produce scientific articles of high quality.

Apply by January 10, 2019. Read more about eligibility, job assignments and how to apply here.

About the Department The Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg has an open climate which encourages involvement in broader societal debates. Research areas of specialization include elections, democracy, corruption, governance, globalization, environmental politics as well as European studies. The department houses research programs such as QoG institute, Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem), Governance and Local Development (GLD) and The Swedish Election Studies Program. The department offers education on all levels; undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate, carried out in both English and Swedish. We have a total of 1,400 students enrolled in our courses, and 140 people are employed at the Department. The Department is centrally located in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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