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Reference number LiU-2024-03289

We have the power of over 40,000 students and co-workers. Students who provide hope for the future. Co-workers who contribute to Linköping University meeting the challenges of the day. Our fundamental values rest on credibility, trust and security. By having the courage to think freely and innovate, our actions together, large and small, contribute to a better world. We look forward to receiving your application!
Work assignments

This postdoc position is focused on bullying among children and adolescents. The postdoctoral researcher is expected to develop and conduct quantitative research on school bullying, including collecting and statistically analyzing data, in collaboration with other researchers at the department.

As postdoc, you will principally carry out research. A certain amount of teaching may be part of your duties, up to a maximum of 20% of working hours.

To be qualified to take employment as postdoc, you must... have been awarded a doctoral degree or have a foreign degree that is deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree. This degree must have been awarded at the latest by the point at which LiU makes its decision to employ you.

It is considered advantageous if your doctoral degree is no older than three years at application deadline for this job. If there are special reasons for having an older doctoral degree - such as taking statutory leave - then these may be taken into consideration.

We are looking for someone with doctoral degree within any of these disciplines or scientific fields: Education, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health Science, Social Work, Educational Work (or Pedagogic Practices) or another related discipline or field.

We also think you should have documented knowledge and experience in conducting research on school bullying among children and adolescents or on adjacent phenomena such as cyberbullying, school violence, peer aggression, peer victimization, harassment or sexual harassment in school or among children and adolescents.

Proficiency in the English language is mandatory for the position.
The workplace

The actual position is formally based at the Division of Education, Teaching and Learning within the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning and associated with the research group on school bullying, which is involved in national and international networks and collaborations. Read more about our research group here .
The employment

This employment is a temporary contract of two years with the possibility of extension up to a total maximum of three years. The employment is full-time.

Starting date by agreement. Salary and employment benefits

The university applies individual salaries.

More information about employee benefits is available here .
Union representatives

Information about union representatives, see Help for applicants .
Application procedure

Apply for the position by clicking the "Apply" button. Your application must be received no later than August, 23rd.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

Please attach your selected research publications electronically, in pdf or word format, in the application template. Research publications, e.g. monographs, which cannot be sent electronically should be sent in three sets by mail to the University Registrar at Linköping University, University Registrar, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden. The publications must be received by Linköping University no later than the deadline for application.

Please note that printed publications will not be returned. They will be archived at Linköping University.

In the event of a discrepancy between the English translation of the job announcement and the Swedish original, the Swedish version shall take precedent.

We welcome applicants with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - diversity enriches our work and helps us grow. Preserving everybody’s equal value, rights and opportunities is a natural part of who we are. Read more about our work with: Equal opportunities .

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Contact persons

Robert Thornberg


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robert.thornberg @ liu.se

Henrik Lindqvist

Senior Associate Professor, Head of Department

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henrik.lindqvist @ liu.se

Gesine Ensle

HR coordinator

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gesine.ensle @ liu.se

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