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Postdoc position in Digital Health – Health Technology, Chalmers, Sweden

Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)


The division of Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering is recruiting a qualified candidate for a Postdoc position in Digital Health – Chalmers University, Sweden, Oct 2021

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General Info

Position: Postdoc
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: 2 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Division of Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering
Department of Electrical Engineering
Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

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Qualification Details

To qualify for the position of postdoc, you must have a doctoral degree in a relevant field; the degree should generally not be older than three years. You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education. Meritorious qualifications are experiences in Digital Health and health technologies, in interdisciplinary collaboration, and preferably also in funding applications. You are interested in and motivated by working in a triple or quadruple helix environment. The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. If Swedish is not your native language, you are encouraged to learn it during your employment. Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Your major responsibilities as postdoc is to pursue your own research in the area of digital health. You are expected to collaborate with ecosystems of interdiciplinary research networks, companies, clincial specialists and patients in order to develop your own scientific concepts and communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing, both in English (and/or Swedish). You will contribute to applying for research funding and project coordination. The position also includes teaching on Chalmers' undergraduate level or performing other duties corresponding to 20 per cent of working hours.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -20210412
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application should be marked with Ref 20210412 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:• CV, include complete list of publications• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself• Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

About the Project

The project consists in investigating digital health, health care service delivery and their integation to the data and newest technologies e.g. including but not limited to the area of stroke diagnostics, prevention, rehabilitation and emergency care. The scientific research is expected to contribute to the research related to the data intensive digital health and preventive & personalized healthcare in interdiciplinary research environment as well as company and hospital ecosystems.  You are therefore expected to communicate with companies, clinical experts and patients.Furthermore, the position will be aligned with the recently launched Chalmers initiative "When care moves home" ("När vården flyttar hem"). Here three Chalmers departments with various expertise will cooperate with care stakeholders, industry, patient organizations and academic research from various diciplines to adress the big societal challenge now starting up where more care will provided at home and in primary care ( the Department of Electrical Engineering, we value all our co-workers and we know that variety of personalities and experiences makes the most creative workplaces. We therefore encourage applicants with any genders, backgrounds and abilities. Our overall ambition is to contribute to a sustainable future and co-create meaningfull technologies that helps to decrease costs of society and to decrease mortality as well as improve quality of life of patients.  The department is a dynamic and international work environment with about 200 employees from more than 20 countries. We collaborate closely with both national and international academia, industry and medical researchers.The work of postdoc will contribute to the development and coordination of international projects of high quality, such as projects on the Horizon Europe, ITEA, and Swedish national projects. The research work is focused on the research of digital health (e.g. web/mobile based interventions/innovations and tele rehabilitation related but not limited to neurology and other lifestyle diseases and their prevention).

About the Employer: Chalmers University of Technology (CUT)

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Contact details

For questions, please contact:Professor Minna Pikkarainen, Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering division (SPBME),, +46 70-147 8841Associate Professor, Stefan Candefjord,, +46 73-382 1537Professor of the practice, Bengt Arne Sjöqvist,, +46 70-787 7797Associate Professor and Head of Unit Biomedical Signals and Systems, Sabine Reinfeldt, SPBME, +46 31 772 8063

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