Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

The research group

The research group is led by Sandra Lindstedt, and do their research, at plan 10 at Skånes University Hospital.

Work assignments

The holder of this position within the research group will be working on and participating in research studies. The research aim is to explore biomarkers in exhaled breath particles in patients with lung cancer and lung transplanted patients. Alongside research the position also includes participation in obligatory courses as a part of the applicants PhD studies. Biomarker analysis will be performed using mass spectrometry and antibody-based omics analysis on samples from exhaled breath particles, BAL, lung tissue and blood.

The position will include participation in national and international conferences.

Qualification requirements

  • master’s degree in Medicine, Biomedical Sciences or equivalent
  • experience of working in a clinical environment
  • experience of working with research in lung pathology and pulmonary biomarkers.
  • good written and verbal communication skills, including high proficiency in Swedish and English.

We pay specially attention to the following personal skills: strongly motivated with a team-oriented mindset, independent and flexible.

Other merits:

  • studies within bioinformatics and biostatistics
  • completed a Doctorate of Medicine with experience in patient contact.
  • experience with particle collection using PExA with patients in outpatient and intensive care.
  • experience of research involving animal models, specifically porcine models preferred.
  • hands-on experience of handling and dissection of lung tissue from laboratory animals.
  • experience with three-dimensional cell culturing systems, experience with precision-cut lung slices (PCLS) is highly advantageous
  • documented experience of working in a team-environment.
  • experience in project management and documented experience in planning and organization.

Students with basic eligibility for third-cycle studies are those who- have completed a second-cycle
degree- have completed courses of at least 240 credits, of which at least 60 credits are from second-cycle courses, or- have acquired largely equivalent knowledge in some other way, in Sweden or abroad. The employment of doctoral students is regulated in the Swedish Code of Statues 1998: 80. Only those who are or have been admitted to PhD-studies may be appointed to doctoral studentships. When an appointment to a doctoral studentship is made, the ability of the student to benefit from PhD-studies shall primarily be taken into account. In addition to devoting themselves to their studies, those appointed to doctoral studentships may be required to work with educational tasks, research and administration, in accordance with specific regulations in the ordinance.

Type of employment
Limit of tenure, four years according to HF 5 kap 7§.

Instructions on how to apply
The application shall contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.). Applications shall also include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the research project corresponds to your interests and educational background.

Type of employment Temporary position
First day of employment 2021-06-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/1654
  • Richard Ingemansson, avdelningschef, 070-664 42 57
  • Emmy Heidenblad, personalsamordnare, 046-222 83 47
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 18.May.2021
Last application date 08.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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