Vacancies in the Nordics, criminology and related sciences

Below you find current vacancies of relevance for Nordic criminology and related sciences.

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* University of Oslo, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law

For two projects researching the intersection of digital technologies, DNA, evidence and bodies, the university will hire a doctoral and two post-doctoral candidates to build a research team for the coming 3-4 years. The candidate will work closely together with project leader Mareile Kaufmann at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law.

Post-doctoral fellow in criminology

Post-doctoral fellow in the field of digital criminology

Doctoral research fellow in the field of digital criminology

Application DL: June 15th.


* University of Southern Denmark, Department of Political Science and Public Management, Odense: Postdoctoral fellowship in comparative public policy for research project “The Politics of Insecurity” (POINS).

POINS investigates how citizens’ rising subjective insecurity – broadly understood – is reflected in social welfare and criminal justice policymaking. The postdoctoral position will focus on policy change, especially in the Nordic countries.

Application DL: June 23rd.


* Kontoret Forebyggelse og Medborgerskab i Styrelsen for International Rekruttering og Integration (SIRI):  One-year post.doc to project re honor-related conflicts in Denmark.

Application DL: August 2nd at 12.00 CET.


* Umeå University, Department of Sociology: University Lecturer in Criminology.
Application DL: August 9th.


* University of Stavanger, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Media and Social Sciences: Postdoctoral position in populism and sustainable development.
Application DL: August 15th.


* Stockholm University, Department of Criminology: Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Criminology
Application DL: August 20th.