Researcher in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Uppsala University Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies


Published: 2020-05-14

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

IRES, the Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (, provides an academic platform for integrated multi-disciplinary research on recent developments in Russia, and in the post-Soviet space.

Duties: To lead WP 7 of EU Project JUSTNORTH. Duties include: tasks relevant to producing the outcomes and deliverables of WP7, including project communication, dissemination and stakeholder engagement. To prepare and maintain the project’s communication and dissemination plans and deliverables to EU standards and produce the project’s communication documents for stakeholder audiences. To work together with the project’s Scientific Coordinator to establish communication links and rapport with the project stakeholders and advisory boards and to liaise with these groups in achieving the project outcomes. To prepare necessary templates and manage communication activities across the project in collaboration with other work packages and researchers.

Requirements: PhD degree in geography or a foreign equivalent to a PhD in geography or related discipline.

Must be a midlevel to senior scholar with an established research profile that includes both Arctic and climate related issues with a publication record that includes environmental processes and their impacts and effects on local populations.

Should be able demonstrate capacity and/or experience to effectively lead a team and to produce high standard documentation and communication materials in English with native fluency. Should have experience of working with nationally or internationally funded research projects, or equivalent managerial position.

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 01-06-2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position ending 30-04-2022.

Scope of employment: 50%

For further information about the position please contact: Head of department Claes Levinsson,

Please submit your application by 27 May 2020, UFV-PA 2020/1507.

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Placement: Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 50

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/1507

Last application date: 2020-05-27

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