Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Research
Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine

One postdoctoral position in cancer research

Sort on published: 2019-05-21


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 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.


Two year employment, 100 %.

The position is funded from Ankarstrands Foundation, Sonja Engströms Foundation, Lisa Erikssons Foundation and Sundströms Foundation. 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: Cancer research.

Requirements: Eligible for employment as postdoctor are those who have a doctoral degree or a foreign degree found to be equivalent with a doctoral degree. The degree shall 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 Cancer 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.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.

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.

Starting date: As agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: The Dean of the Medical Faculty, professor Eva Tiensuu Janson, +46 18 611 4289, or administrative officer August Aronsson, +46 18 471 57 93.

Please submit your application by 18 June 2019, UFV-PA 2019/865.

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Placement: Faculty of Medicine

Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months

Pay: Fixed salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Saco-rådet 
Seko Universitetsklubben 

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2019/865

Last application date: 2019-06-18

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