Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 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 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.

The section of work- and environmental medicine are looking for a assistant researcher who will be an expert on GIS and population exposure to air pollution.

Work duties
Work in various research projects relating to the population exposure to air pollution related to public health. Knowledge of GIS in health studies is the core of the tasks. A large part of the work will involve contributing to GIS knowledge in various projects. Writing reports to the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency and scientific articles can also be central. Contribute knowledge and act as a link to a greater understanding of how GIS can be used in epidemiological air pollution studies.

Required education:

  • PhD within Occupational and Environmental Medicine preferably with focus on air pollution and exposure.

Required experiences and skills:

  • Good knowledge within GIS and GIS-models within areas concerning epidemiology and human exposure to environmental pollution with focus on air pollution.
  • Experience in running projects and writing articles and reports in both English and Swedish.
  • Good knowledge in Swedish and English.

Meritorious education:

  • A University degree with focus on geographical information systems.

Meritorious experiences and skills:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge about exposure to air pollution both outdoor and indoor.
  • Previous experience in exposure studies and running national projects for Swedish authorities.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good social skills.
  • Pedagogical skills.
Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/1403
  • Carita Håkansson, +46 46 222 16 33
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 07.May.2018
Last application date 20.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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