Post Doc in Medical Research

Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine


One Postdoctor in Medical Research

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.

Two year employment, full-time position.

The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine. A letter from the relevant Head of Department should be attached to the application, certifying that the department is prepared to receive the applicant.

Duties: Medical research.

Requirements: Eligible for employment as postdoctor are those who have a doctoral degree or a foreign degree found to be equivalent to a doctoral degree. The degree must have been obtained at most three years before the deadline for applications. If there are special reasons the degree may have been obtained earlier. Special reasons refers to absence due to illness, parental leave, commissions of trust within trade unions or other similar circumstances.

Asessment: Special emphasis will be placed on academic proficiency within research in the field of Medical research. Personal characteristics will be considered. Following the qualitative holistic assessment of competence and expertise, the applicants who are judged to have the best potential to carry out and develop the relevant duties and to help advance operations will be selected.

Application: The application should apart from your application letter and CV, contain a list of your publications, a brief description of your research project, a list of your external research funding and your doctoral diploma. The application should also contain an implementation plan, supported by a certificate from the department head that the department can host the applicant.

Salary: Individual salary.

Information about the position can be obtained from: the Dean of the Medical Faculty, professor Karin Forsberg Nilsson, 018-471 4158, or the assistant administrative director Martin Wahlén, 018-471 18 81.

Please submit your written application no later than 17 August 2020, UFV-PA 2020/1872. 

Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services.

Submit your application through Uppsala University's recruitment system.

Placement: Faculty of Medicine

Type of employment: Full time , Postdoctoral studies.

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2020/1872

Last application date: 2020-08-17

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