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Postdoctoral Researcher in Political Science at Stockholm University

September 21, 2022

The Department of Political Science of the Stockholm University is searching for a postdoctoral researcher in political science. Apply before 1 October!

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This job opportunity is posted by Stockholm University.

The Department of Political Science is searching for a postdoctoral researcher in political science with an orientation towards global environmental politics and sustainable development. The postdocoral position will be part of a 4-year research program Transformative partnerships for sustainable development: Assessing synergies, effectiveness and legitimacy of UN multi-stakeholder across SDGs to achieve the 2030 Agenda, funded by the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (Formas). A postdoctoral position within the same research program is also vacant at the Department of Political Science at Lund University.


1 October 2022.

Main responsibilities

The main responsibility for the postdoctoral fellow is to conduct research within the research program in collaboration with other projects participants. Research will focus on the effectivness of multi-stakeholder partnerships task will involve data collection, analysis,interviews, field work and dissemination of results through scholarly journals and conferences as well as project coordination. The position involves 20 percent teaching.


The position involves full-time employment for a minimum of two years and a maximum of three years, with the possibility of extension under special circumstances. Start date earliest November 2022 or as per agreement.

About the Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is a dynamic and strong education- and research department at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Stockholm University. The Department aims to be nationally leading and internationally prominent within its field of research and education. Environmental Politics and International Politics are central research topics at the Department. Environmental Research in the Human Science is cross-faculty research initiative in the academic area of human science.