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Candidates for Academic Full Time Research Position in Economics

IFN is a private and independent research institute devoted to pursuing highly relevant research for Swedish trade and industry. We focus on four research programs: The Economics of Entrepreneurship, Firm Competitiveness, Sustainable Energy Transition, and Institutions, Markets and Enterprise.

Currently, about 30 researchers with doctoral degrees in economics are working at IFN, of which 8 are Professors and 14 Associate Professors. In addition, 4 research assistants and 7 Ph.D. students are affiliated with the institute. See About IFN for further information.

The Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) seeks candidates for one to two senior/tenure-track academic research positions in economics starting in 2023. We are looking for candidates with a keen interest in issues of relevance to the business sector and policy. We welcome applications from junior as well as senior researchers. Fluency in Swedish is a merit. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of employment. The application deadline is November 14, 2022. We offer an excellent international research environment with high potential for individual development, a full-time research position with no required teaching, access to research assistance, extensive employer-employee data sets, and a generous travel budget.

Submit your application via The application should include a cover letter describing how your research plans fit with the stated objectives of IFN curriculum vitae, examples of scientific work such as your job market paper, and a research statement describing the research topics/papers you would like to pursue if hired by IFN. Junior applications should include at least two letters of recommendation. For more information, contact