Professor of Medicine Combined with A Position As Specialist/consultant

Lund University, Sweden is offering professor position in human resources. Eligible candidates should submit the applications before November 01, 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 post is based at the Department of Clinical Sciences in Malm. It is combined with a position as specialist/consultant at Skne University Hospital.


The duties comprise research and teaching on the faculty's Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programmes. Other duties that are normally associated with the post as a professor include a certain amount of administration, and internal and external assignments in national and international contexts.

The position as specialist/consultant entails independent clinical work.

Other duties can arise.


A person who has demonstrated both research and teaching expertise shall be qualified for employment as a professor, in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4 Section 3.

The applicant must have attained a specialisation in medicine or a closely related clinical specialisation.

Because the position of professor is combined with a post as a medical specialist/consultant, the applicant is required, at the start of employment, to be proficient in Swedish to the degree necessary for the medical profession (in accordance with the definition of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare, which also approves the corresponding knowledge of Norwegian or Danish).

Assessment criteria

The applicant must have demonstrated significant research and teaching expertise of value to the subject area. The assessment will particularly take into account the applicant's research expertise.

The research expertise must be demonstrated by a high national and international standing as a researcher. The successful applicant should preferably be the main recipient of research funding awarded in national and international competition. Importance will also be attached to the applicant's experience of translational and clinically implementable research.

The applicant must have demonstrated teaching expertise and ability to supervise students at all levels of higher education.

Consideration will also be given to the applicant's documented leadership skills and ability to interact with wider society.

Documented clinical independence and experience of leading clinical work will be considered added qualifications.

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 professor:

The Faculty of Medicine's general requirements and assessment criteria for appointment to professor 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 further information about the position please contact Dean Erik Renstrm,

tel: +46 46 222 80 84, email:, or

Head of Department Patrik Midlv, tel +46 40 39 13 63 or

Information on application formalities can be obtained from Head of Human Resources Kajsa Johnsson, tel: + 46 46 222 08 22, email:


The position will be filled following a proposal from the Academic Appointments Board at the Faculty of Medicine. Applications are to be submitted electronically via the Lund University e-recruitment system no later than1November 2018.

The application must include the information required in accordance with the Faculty of Medicine's instructions for applications (see the document 'Create a CV for an application' under the heading 'Instructions for applicants' at

Please note that the application must be written in English; however, grade transcripts and certificates of employment, etc., do not require translation.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We are looking forward to your application. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts on account of government procurement regulations.


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