Senior Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology

Lund University Faculty of Medicine


Senior Lecturer in Stem Cell Biology

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.


Appointment until further notice as a senior lecturer in stem cell biology, based at the Department of Laboratory Medicine.


The Department of Laboratory Medicine has a strong research environment for stem cell biology focused on stem cell regulation, the development of stem cells into mature cells and clinical applications for stem cells in cell and gene therapy. To further strengthen and develop this research environment, we intend to appoint a senior lecturer in stem cell biology who can conduct cutting-edge research in the field and act as an expert knowledge resource for the department. The principal duty of the position is research and the successful candidate will be expected to conduct their own qualified research within the field, as well as to actively seek external and internal research grants. The position also includes teaching at first, second and third cycle, supervision at third cycle and postdoctoral level, administrative tasks, internal and external elected office and collaboration with society at large.

If the successful candidate lacks five weeks’ training in teaching and learning in higher education at thetime of appointment, their work duties will include completing this training within the first two years ofemployment. Other duties may also arise as part of the position.


According to chapter 4, section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance a person qualified for appointmentas a senior lecturer is to have demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or acquired the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of thesubject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve.According to Lund University’s Appointment Rules, the applicant must have completed at least fiveweeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education or acquired the corresponding knowledgein some other way in order to be qualified.

Assessment criteria

The applicant shall have demonstrated scientific and teaching expertise of relevance to the subject. In assessing qualifications, particular importance will be attached to scientific expertise. The applicant shall have demonstrated a high level of research expertise of value to the subject area. The applicant shall have demonstrated scientific ability by maintaining a high national and international standard as a researcher built on a solid foundation of scientific competence. Particular weight will be given to publications at the highest international level of which the applicant is the first author, as well as other qualifications in the form of, for example, grants awarded in international competition. Particular consideration will be given to the applicant’s potential for scientific development. The applicant must have demonstrated a high level of teaching competence of value to the subject area. Significance will also be attached to first and second-cycle teaching expertise and to the ability to supervise doctoral students. Documented administrative skills will also be taken into account. Consideration will also be given to demonstrated academic leadership ability, collaborative ability and a dependable ability to interact with society at large.

More information

For more information, please contact dean Kristina Åkesson, tel: +46 46 222 80 84, email: or head of department Anna Rignell Hydbom, tel. + 46 46 222 16 30,
Information on the application procedure will be provided by the recruitment administrator Helene Berggren, tel. +46 46 222 71 11,
The position will be filled following aproposal from the Faculty of Medicine’s Academic Appointments Board.

Application procedure

Applications are to be submitted electronically via the Lund University application portal no later than 23 June 2021. The application is to be made according to the Faculty of Medicine’s instructions forapplicants for teaching staff appointments (see https://www. under the heading List ofqualifications and CV).
The University applies individual salary setting.You are welcome to submit a salary proposal in your application.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

To apply, please click the button "Login and apply"

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/1596
Union representative
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 10.May.2021
Last application date 23.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CET

In your application, please refer to


amsterdam uni

antwerp uni

cambridge uni

florida uni

hamburg uni

harvard uni

hiroshima uni

oslo uni

purdue uni

ryerson uni

shanghai jiao tong uni

stockholm uni