Uppsala University, Department of Women's and Children's Health

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

SWEDESD – Sustainabiliy Learning and Research Centre, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, hereby announces a 100% position as center coordinator. SWEDESD is a transdisciplinary center that focuses on transformative learning and implementation research with a focus on global health and sustainability. You can read more about our research and education at https://swedesd.uu.se/. Now we are looking for you who want to join and develop our center through networking, research and education.

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The position includes, in close collaboration with the director, having a coordinating role for the day-to-day operations within the center, such as group meetings, seminars, network administration, as well as internal and external communication. In 2023, SWEDESD will be evaluated, and a special administrative coordination responsibility for this evaluation will be part of the work description. The tasks also include supporting researchers active within SWEDESD by being helpful with research applications, ethics permit applications and reports, as well as answering simple research administrative questions. You will also have special responsibility for coordinating and developing the SIHI Sweden network. Additional/changed tasks may be added depending on the development of SWEDESD. The position is located at the Department of Women's and Children's Health, MTC-huset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, Uppsala.

You must have an advanced university education in global health or sustainable development, and have documented experience in administrative work. Ability and experience in planning, initiating, leading, executing and developing project coordination are meritorious for the position. Very good oral and written communication skills in English are required. Good knowledge of Swedish is meritorious. You must be comfortable working with Microsoft Powerpoint, Word and Excel. Experience in communication work, website development and administration of social media is also advantageous.

Strong emphasis is placed on personal qualities such as analytical ability, flexibility, sense of service and organizational skills. Furthermore, you should be self-motivated, like to be helpful, have good cooperation skills and actively participate in team work both as a leader and a member, as well as be able to carry out your tasks independently.

Additional qualifications
We would like for you to have experience in writing scientific or other reports in English and Swedish. Furthermore, experience in research and a doctorate are meritorious.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, 12 months. Scope of employment 100%. Starting date 2023-02-01 or as agreed. Placement: Uppsala

For further information about the position, please contact: Professor Mats Målqvist, e-mail mats.malqvist@kbh.uu.se.

Please submit your application by 9 January 2023, UFV-PA 2022/4542.

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Type of employment Temporary position (shorter than 10 days)
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2022/4542
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 12.Dec.2022
Last application date 09.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

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