Vacancy: Research assistants


We are currently looking for 1-2 research assistants with a Bachelor’s, or Master’s Degree to help us advance a range of new research initiatives.

The work will be distributed across the activities of GEDB in particular those focusing on finance and global health in the context of global environmental change so applicants should be prepared to combine multiple tasks of possibly varying nature. Candidates with strong analytical skills (quantitative or qualitative) are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be EU residents to be eligible for the position.


The assistants will work closely with our team of interdisciplinary researchers to compile literature (scientific and “grey” literature), identify, amass, and analyse relevant data and summarize important work related to the specific topic in focus. The assistants may also be required to help organize, and participate in, international workshops.


100% for 6 months (with possible extension), starting from December 1st 2019 (start date is negotiable)


According to agreement.


Last application date: 2019-11-15

Position starts as soon as possible, or January 6, 2020

Applications should include:

  • CV
  • Any relevant publications (if you have)
  • A description of your skills and experience as they relate to those called for in the job description
  • Contact details to at least two references

Please note: Send your application as one file (pdf) and do not send any other documents as these will not be considered at the initial stage.

Applications should be e-mailed to Sofia Kokinelis, at the Global Economic Dynamics and the Biosphere, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. 

Send your application as soon as possible as we will be conducting interviews on a regular basis until mid Nov.

Union representatives

At the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – Sila Özguven (SACO),  08-673 95 08.