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The Center for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE) has about 30 affiliated researchers and doctoral students. CERE is hosted by the Department of Economics at Umeå University, and is a joint initiative between the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Umeå University. Inaugurated in 2009, CERE is now a well-established center with more than ten nationalities represented and a vigorous research exchange program. For more information about CERE and the host departments, visit the websites www.cere.se, www.econ.umu.se, http://www.slu.se/skogsekonomi.
This is a full time scholarship for a period of two years, beginning (tentatively) in autumn 2017 (or later, upon agreement). The postdoctoral researcher will conduct at least 80% research at the Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics (CERE), Umeå University and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The successful applicant is expected to conduct applied/empirical research in energy economics, particularly the economics of electricity.
Professor of Economics (Chair)
The subject area is economics, applied to forest-related problems in a wider sense.
A position as Professor of economics (Chair) is vacant at the Department of Forest Economics, Forest Faculty, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden. The incumbent will be expected to develop an internationally as well as nationally recognized research program, focused on applying economics to forest-related problems. Potential research areas could include, but are not limited to: economics of forestry and climate change policy, biodiversity; forest management and landscapes; ecosystem services; bio economy; understanding forest owners and their behavior; forest products and sector modelling, international trade and economics of forest management. The successful applicant will build upon current strength at the department and CERE (Centre of Environmental and Resource Economics), as well as existing collaborations with other research institutions around the world. The professor will actively teach and develop courses and teaching methods at bachelor, master and graduate levels. More specifically, SLU is responsible for the Master of Forestry (5 year) program at SLU, the only program in Sweden.