Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine combined with a position as a specialist/senior physician Lund University, Faculty of Medicine Sweden

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Medicine combined with a position as a specialist/senior physician

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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.

The position is based at the Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, combined with a position as a specialist/senior physician at the National Board of Forensic Medicine in Lund.


Work duties

The duties primarily involve teaching but also research and clinical activities as well as management assignments within the Faculty of Medicine. Teaching takes place in the first, second and third cycle, requiring good knowledge of the subject area. The position also includes research.


The holder of the post will be expected to perform other duties as well, usually associated with an appointment as senior lecturer, such as administrative duties, internal and external duties as an elected representative, and is to represent the subject nationally and internationally. Additional work duties may occur.



Chapter 4, Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance states that a person shall be qualified for appointment as Senior Lecturer if he or she has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has corresponding research competence.


To be qualified the individual shall have completed at least five weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning or acquired equivalent knowledge by other means, unless there are valid reasons.


The applicant must have specialist expertise in the field of forensic medicine. Pursuant to Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare regulations, the person must have the knowledge in Swedish, Danish or Norwegian required to be registered for professional practice as a doctor in Sweden.


Assessment criteria

Special emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s teaching expertise. Such expertise must be demonstrated through both education and supervision in all three cycles of study.


Emphasis will also be placed on research expertise, the ability to supervise doctoral students, and administrative skills. Furthermore, the ability to attract national and/or international funding is considered a qualification. The applicant must have demonstrated research expertise by having a good national and international standing as a researcher. Ongoing national and international research cooperation will be considered significant.


Attention will also be paid to the applicant’s demonstrated leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with wider society. Furthermore, the ability to lead and develop administrative skills are considered additional qualifications.


The general qualification requirements for academic staff are being suited to and having the general ability required to complete the duties of the post well.


In addition to the requirements stated in the Higher Education Ordinance, the regulations that apply to the appointment of teaching staff are the Lund University Appointment Rules and the Faculty of Medicine’s general qualification requirements and assessment criteria for appointments to Senior Lecturer:


The Faculty of Medicine’s general requirements and assessment criteria for appointment to Senior Lecturer provide more details about the type of documentation that can be used to support the applicant’s qualifications with regard to research expertise, teaching expertise, academic leadership, ability to interact with wider society, and implementation.


For more information, please contact Dean Erik Renström, tel +46 46 222 80 84,
email: or


Head of Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Patrik Midlöv
tel +46 40 39 13 63, email:


Information about the application procedure will be provided by the Head of Human Resources at the Faculty of Medicine, Kajsa Johnsson, tel +46 46 222 08 22,


The position is applied for through the link presented in the vacancy notice no later than the 18 of June 2018.


The application should be formulated accordning to the Faculty of Medicines instructions for applicants, see: (list of qualifications for lecturers and create a CV).


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.


Type of employment Permanent position

Contract type Full time

First day of employment urgently

Salary Monthly Salary

Number of positions 1

Working hours 100

City Lund

County Skåne County

Country Sweden

Reference number PA2017/970

Published 09.May.2018

Last application date 18.Jun.2018 11:59 PM CET

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