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Senior Lecturer in Experimental Hematology at Lund University

Applications are invited for a lecturer position in hematology to join Lund University, Sweden. Applicants should apply before October 10, 2018.

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 Malm. 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 Malm, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine is one of six departments at Lund University's Faculty of Medicine. We conduct leading research, both broad and specialised, within the field of laboratory medicine, focusing on the onset of disease and how we can improve diagnostics and treatment for patients. Some of our strongest areas with world-class research deal with cancer, genetics and blood.

Premises, other infrastructure and resources for positions are financed in accordance with the usual model used by the Faculty. The positions are not so-called combined positions, but for appointees who are actively engaged in clinical work, the University takes a positive attitude to the position being combined with clinical work.

Duties

The Department of Laboratory Medicine has established a strong research environment in experimental hematology that focuses on hematopoietic stem cells and their development to mature blood cells. To further strengthen and develop the research environment, we seek a holder of senior lecturer position in experimental hematology to peform top-notch research regarding the regulation of hematopoiesis and blood cell development, and to further support the environment as an expert and resource within the field.

The duties include independent research and development work, teaching and administration. The Senior Lecturer shall participate in teaching and supervision in basic courses, advanced courses, and postgraduate education. Other duties may also be added.

Eligibility

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.

Basis for assessment

In ranking qualified applicants, particular importance shall be attached to scientific skills within the field of blood cells and blood cell development. The applicant shall have demonstrated scientific skill through maintaining a high national and international standard as a researcher and shall possess well substantiated scientific competence. The applicant is expected to have published papers as senior author in high-impact journals in the field and to have received substantial renewable project grants. Importance shall also be attached to teaching skills, the ability to supervise doctoral students, and administrative skills.

Teaching skills shall be demonstrated in both teaching and supervision, in both basic courses, advanced courses and postgraduate education. Proven ability in academic leadership, ability to co-operate, and proven ability to integrate with the surrounding community will also be taken into consideration. The general qualification requirements for academic staff are being suited to and having the general ability required tom complete the duties of the post well.

Scientific development potential will be especially emphasised. In addition to what is prescribed by the Higher Education Ordinance, Rules and Regulations for Academic Appointments at Lund University and General requirements profile and assessment criteria for appointment as Senior Lecturer for Medical Faculty also apply, see: www.med.lu.se/Academic_Appointments

Lund University strives for equal opportunities and diversity within the organization. The appointment will be made after preparation in the Academic Appointments Board. For further information about the position, please contact:

Information on application formalities may be obtained from Mrs. Aldiana Sikiric, tel: + 46 46-222 7196, e-mail: Aldiana.Sikiric@med.lu.se

Application

The application is applied for through the link presented in the vacancy notice no later than the October 10 2018. The application should be formulated according to the Faculty of Medicine’s instruction for applicants, see: www.med.lu.se/recruitment_process (list of qualifications for lecturers and create a CV). Please note that the application should be written in English, as international evaluators may be consulted.


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