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Research assistant decision-making and managerial behavior

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  • Anställning

    Deltid, 3 månader – upp till 6 månader

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  • Publicerad

    8 november

  • Sök jobbet senast

    1 december

Om jobbet

The Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU) announces a vacancy as a research assistant in the research group for decision-making and managerial behavior. The position is linked to an externally funded research project. The project is about financial instruments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from both consumption and production of food. The task is to collect data for a behavioral experiment and to prepare the analysis of this data. SLU is a world-leading university in the life and environmental sciences, with a vision to play a key role in the development of sustainable life, based on science and education. In this context, the department of economics constitutes an important platform for research and education in business and national economics.

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The Research Group for Decision Making and Managerial Behavior currently consists of six people with a common interest in developing knowledge that integrates economics and behavioral science, using experimental and statistical methods. Our research strives to be relevant and innovative for society as well as business within the green industries. 

Work duties and qualifications

Applicants should have a background in economics at university level, preferably master's level and with a specialization in behavioral economics. For the position, we are looking for a person who is willing to collect data in a store in Stockholm. You must therefore speak Swedish fluently. For the positions, it is also good if you have previous experience of working with econometrics, preferably in programs such as Stata or R. For the position, you need to be thorough and structured in your way of working. You also need to have a strong drive and be able to work independently. Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Place of work:


Form of employment:

Temporary employment 4 months



Starting date

1 januari 2023.


Apply by December 1 at the latest.
Attach to the application (1) your CV and (2) a personal letter in which you justify your interest in the position.

Union representatives:

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is a world-class international university with research, education and environmental assessment within the sciences for sustainable life. Its principal sites are in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, but activities are also conducted at research stations, experimental parks and educational establishments throughout Sweden. We bring together people who have different perspectives, but they all have one and the same goal: to create the best conditions for a sustainable, thriving and better world.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses.


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