Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 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 Clinical Sciences, Malmö is one of the six departments at the Faculty of Medicine, Lund University. We have a strong focus on clinical and epidemiological research and also conduct an extensive preclinical laboratory research.

Work duties:

Research at the Clinical Memory Research Unit to evaluate and validate new imaging methods for understanding the early functional and structural changes in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using ultra high field MRI. We will use imaging techniques to better understand the pathogenesis of these disorders as well as the relationships between imaging biomarkers and clinical symptoms. The successful applicant will be involved in projects investigating MRI methods, as well as PET imaging of tau and beta-amyloid.

Qualification requirements:

The position requires PhD and or post doc with focus on functional MRI in AD. Applicants must have a strong publication record and documented experience in research on MRI in AD. Broad knowledge of statistical data analysis is an advantage, also experience with 7 Tesla MRI.
Applicants with experience in working at the interface between clinical applications and methods development are especially encouraged to apply.
Excellence in written and spoken English and ability to work independently are required and previous experience in working in multiple research centers is a plus.
Personal suitability will also be considered.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2019-02-01
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/4510
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 20.Dec.2018
Last application date 07.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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