Current job opportunities at Nordregio

Senior Research Fellow within Regional Development and Innovation

Nordregio is offering a position as Senior Research Fellow within Regional Development and Innovation. The main tasks will be to work with issues of competitive regions and facilitating economic development through topics such as regional development and innovation, green transition, and smart specialization in the Nordic countries as well as in Europe more generally.

A Senior Research Fellow is expected to hold a PhD or have similar qualifications, in addition to a number of years of relevant work experience. We expect you to be experienced in fund raising, project development and project management. As a Senior Research Fellow, you will have the responsibility to initiate, attract and lead externally funded research and development projects.

Your professional background could be in economics, business studies, political science, sociology or an associated discipline. You should have an extensive network of research contacts and a good knowledge of policy and policy-making at regional, national and EU level. Concerning the former we expect you to have an in-depth knowledge of at least one of the Nordic countries.

How to apply: Upload your application including a CV and references here. The position is full time. Apply no later than 17 September, 2018. We will be holding the first round of interviews between 1-5 October, 2018.

Find out more about the position here


Nordregio has great experience in collaborating with students and universities. Internship applications are always welcome. As an intern you need to be affiliated to a university/university programme during the time of the internship, i.e. the internship should preferably be part of your studies.

Please send your application and any questions to We receive a lot of inquiries, but we appreciate all applications.