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Research assistant in Decision-making and Managerial Behavior

  • Yrkesroll


  • Anställning

    Deltid, 6 månader eller längre

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    19 september

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    4 oktober

Om jobbet

Department of Economics
SLU is a world-class international university within the sciences for sustainable life, 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 economics. 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.

The Department of Economics at the Swedish University of Agriculture (SLU) announces one to two vacancies as research assistant in the Research Group for Decision-making and Managerial Behavior. 

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The successful candidate will support the overall research taking place of the group and a project on recycling in particular. Key tasks are to help preparation of data and analysis of data with an emphasis on experimental and discrete choice data. Additional tasks include literature search, communication and outreach.


Ongoing Master studies in economics or business studies. Documented course credits in economics/business studies or quantitative methods. The applicant should have documented experience of applied statistics or econometrics and experience with working in Stata or R.  Good background knowledge of experimental economics (e.g., as demonstrated through participation in NA0185 with a good grade) is an additional merit. Experience with behavioral experiments is particularly valued.

For the position, you need to be thorough and structured in your way of working. Good skills in Excel and Word are also necessary. 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:

Fixed term employment until June 2024.



Starting date:

According to agreement but no later than Nov 1, 2023.


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

We welcome your application no later than 2023-10-04, please use the button below.

Academic union representatives:

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has a key role in the development for sustainable life, based on science and education. Through our focus on the interaction between humans, animals and ecosystems and the responsible use of natural resources, we contribute to sustainable societal development and good living conditions on our planet. Our main campuses are located in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, however, the university also operates at research stations, experimental forests and teaching sites throughout Sweden.

SLU has around 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and doctoral students and a turnover of over SEK 3 billion. We are investing in attractive environments on all of our campuses. We strive to provide a work environment characterised by inclusivity and gender equality, where different experiences generate conversations between people and pave the way for science, creativity and development. Therefore, we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.


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