Open position at Environment for Development as Research Officer

Open position at Environment for Development as Research Officer

Research assistant to Environment for Development

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 56 000 students and 6 600 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg

With about 8000 students, 500 employees, more than 160 international partner universities and the main areas are business administration, economics and law, the School has a unique broadness. The School is also characterized by its close relation between research and education, internationalization, overall embeddedness of sustainability and its close engagement with business and society. The School is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA - "Triple Crown". For further information please see School of Business, Economics and Law´s web page; School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg (

Environment for Development

The Environment for Development (EfD) is a unit at the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg. EfD is a global network of environmental economics research centers primarily based in the Global South. The overall objective of EfD is to support poverty alleviation and sustainable development by building environmental economics’ capacity for policy-making processes. EfD has centers hosted by academic institutions in Central America, Chile, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Vietnam. More information about EfD can be found on the EfD website:

EfD was launched in 2007 by the Environmental Economics Unit at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. EfD continues to work in close partnership with the Department of Economics, which has around 100 employees and 800 students. The collaboration is particularly strong with the research groups in environmental, behavioral and development economics.

Job Description:

You will work closely with the coordinator of EfD’s collaborative programs (Alejandro Lopez-Feldman) and the EfD research manager (Franklin Amuakwa-Mensah), as well as with other researchers at the Global Hub, to support the management and development of the programs and to assist on research projects and grant applications. This position is for 11 months


Deadline to apply is August 27


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