Lund, Sweden – Associate Researcher job in Occupational, Environmental Medicine

Lund University


The Department of Laboratory Medicine ,  Faculty of Medicine invites applications for an Associate Researcher position in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, at Sweden – Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Associate Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Nov 01, 2021
Contract Period: 1 Year
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Medicine
Dept of Laboratory Medicine
Lund University

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Qualification Details

The position requires:

  • PhD degree in a subject relevant for the project with a focus on epidemiological studies
  • Good knowledge of statistics
  • Good knowledge of epidemiology
  • Basic knowledge in medicine
  • Documented experience of conducting statistical analyzes
  • Documented experience of compiling results
  • Documented experience of writing scientific articles

Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. The successful applicant is at the beginning of his/her research career and is ready to take on the challenges of our ongoing research projects and develop together with us. You must have a good ability to work independently and have good structural skills. You must also have excellent communication and collaboration skills as you the position require you work in two different research groups who both work closely together.

The following are merits for the position:

  • Knowledge of environmental medicine
  • Previous experience in working with register and biobank based data
  • Knowledge within SAS, SPSS, R or Stata

Responsibilities/Job Description

The associate researcher will be employed by the research group for Environment, Society and Health, but will be part of research projects that are conducted by the research group for Environmental Epidemiology. The employment primarily involves working in register and biobank-based epidemiological projects, where the connection between air pollution and fertility is studied, as well as the connection between noise and breast cancer and the connection between chemical environmental toxins and fetal growth. The position involves studying the current research area, statistical processing of existing data and writing both scientific and popular science articles.

How to Apply?

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Reference Number: PA2021/3056
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Documents Required

The application must contain a personal letter describing how you fulfill the desired qualifications, a CV and diploma.

About the Project/Department

The two research groups "Environment, Society and Health", led by Associate Professor Anna Oudin, and "Environmental Epidemiology", led by Professor Lars Rylander, are now looking for an assistant researcher together. Both research groups are located at the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, which study the importance of the environmental health. The operations are located at Medicon Village and the Tornblad Institute in Lund. Read more about our exciting research on the Research Portal:About the research group for "Environment, Society and Health"About the research group for "Environmental Epidemiology"

We safeguard a workplace that is perceived as developing and stimulating for all employees. We see our different backgrounds as a strength that makes us better equipped to solve tomorrow's research challenges together.

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.

About the Employer: Lund University

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Contact details

  • Anna Oudin, recruiting manager, +46462221637
  • Lars Rylander, project leader, 046-2220000
  • Emelie Falck, HR coordinator, 046-2220000

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