Uppsala University, Faculty of Medicine

Uppsala University hereby announces a postdoctoral fellowship in cancer research at the Faculty of Medicine.

The position is being funded by Sonja Engströms stiftelse för medicinsk forskning (91048), fröken Lisa Erikssons minnesstiftelse (91054) and Henning och Gösta Ankarstrands stiftelse (91106). The position will be placed at one of the departments of the Faculty of Medicine.

Own research.

Those qualified for appointment as a postdoctoral fellow have been awarded a Degree of Doctor or an equivalent qualification awarded by a foreign higher education institution. The degree should have been awarded no more than three years before the deadline for applications. If special grounds exist, consideration may be given to applicants who were awarded a Degree of Doctor earlier. Special grounds may be parental leave, sick leave, elected office in a trade union, leave of absence to serve in the Swedish defence forces or similar circumstances, or a clinical position or other service/assignments of relevance to the position.

The successful candidate shall not have been previously employed as a postdoctoral fellow at Uppsala University for more than one year within the same or an adjacent subject area.

Additional qualifications
Particular importance will be attached to expertise in cancer research, primarily with a focus on preventive care. Personal suitability is also important.

After an initial overall assessment of competence and skills, applicants will be chosen who are deemed to have the best conditions for performing and developing the duties in question and contributing to the development of the organisation.

Applications should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Up-to-date CV
  • List of the applicant’s publications
  • List of research grants obtained
  • Evidence of the award of a Degree of Doctor
  • Description of the applicant’s research project
  • Implementation plan
  • Certification that the head of the relevant department of the Faculty of Medicine is prepared to accept the applicant.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, two years. Scope of employment 100%. Starting date normally within six months. Placement: Uppsala

Further information about the position is available from the dean, Professor Karin Forsberg Nilsson, on +46 (0)18 471 4158 or Martin Wahlén, deputy administrative director, on +46 (0)18 471 1881.

We look forward to receiving your written application no later than 16 October 2023. UFV-PA 2023/2992.

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Within six months
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2023/2992
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 04.Sep.2023
Last application date 16.Oct.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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