Senior Advisor at Swedish Research Council
Dr. Carl Jacobsson is Senior Advisor at Swedish Research Council, working mainly with gender equality studies and other statistical studies, and with gender main-streaming and the ERA-Net Co-Fund cooperation GENDER-Net Plus. He worked also with the Research Career Inquiry, an inquiry commissioned by the Swedish Government, in 2015-2016.
Between 2001 and 2014 he was Director of the department of Research Policy Analysis at Swedish Research Council which carried out analyses of research funding, research personnel and research output, (e.g. bibliometric analyses) as well as research evaluations, analyses of research policy and of gender equality questions. He was a member of the EU Expert Group on Gender and Excellence (2008) and of the EU Expert Group on Women in Science Decision Making (2007).
He was Ombudsman at the Swedish Association of University Teachers 1998-2001, and Special Adviser at the Swedish Ministry of Science and Education, 1995-1997. His background is in mathematics; he was Associate professor at Stockholm University 1983-1995.