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Postdoctoral Position in Cardiovascular Diseases, Sweden

Publish Date: Jul 06, 2016

Deadline: Sep 09, 2016

About the university

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.

Two year employment - 100 %.

Description: The position is funded from Lindmans fond, Sonja Engströms fond, Ländells fond, Ankarstrands fond, Åkerhams fond, Lundbergs fond and Sjöströms fond. The position will be placed at one of the departments within the faculty of medicine.


Research on cardiac and vascular diseases. 


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.


Special emphasis will be placed on academic proficiency within cardiac and vascular diseases. 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.


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 a certificate from the department head that the department can host the applicant.

Information regarding the position will be given by the dean, professor Eva Tiensuu Janson, +46 18 611 4289, or administrative officer Martin Wahlén, +46 18 471 18 81.

You are welcome to submit your application by 9 September 2016, UFV-PA 2016/1870

We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.

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