Lund University, Faculty of Medicine,

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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.

Departmental placement will be determined in connection with the appointment.


The work duties mainly include teaching in the Faculty’s various undergraduate and Master’s programmes. Teaching duties include special responsibility for courses and course administration within the medical degree programme. The appointed applicant will be expected to conduct his or her own qualified research in the field of surgery. In addition, the successful applicant will also be expected to hold internal and external elected office.


Pursuant to Chapter 4 Section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance, a candidate qualified for appointment as a senior lecturer is a person who has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has the corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve. Pursuant to Lund University’s Appointment Rules, the applicant must have undergone at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education, or have acquired equivalent knowledge in some other way, in order to be qualified. In case of exceptional circumstances, an applicant who has not undergone at least five weeks’ training in teaching and learning in higher education may still be considered qualified.

Basis for assessment

The applicant must have demonstrated research and teaching expertise of value to the subject area. The assessment will pay particular attention to the applicant’s teaching expertise. The applicant must have demonstrated expertise in both teaching and supervision in undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral education. The assessment will primarily consider teaching quality. Volume, as well as breadth and depth, will also be significant in the assessment. Furthermore, the applicant’s ability to plan, initiate, lead and develop education and teaching will be taken into account. The ability to link teaching to research will also be considered significant.

In the assessment of research expertise, research quality is of primary significance. The scope and breadth of the applicant’s research expertise will also be assessed. Research includes the supervision of doctoral students, publications and research programmes. The applicant is to have demonstrated the ability to initiate and maintain national and international collaborations with other researchers. Importance will also be ascribed to the applicant’s independent ability to obtain major research grants.

The applicant’s ability for leadership and interaction with wider society will also be considered significant. A good capacity for teamwork is deemed to be a prerequisite for appointment.

To meet general eligibility requirements for teaching staff at Lund University, a candidate must be suitable for the position and possess the general abilities required to perform the duties of the post well.

In addition to what is prescribed by the Higher Education Ordinance, Rules and Regulations for Academic Appointments at Lund University and General requirements profile and assessment criteria for appointment as Senior Lecturer for Medical Faculty also apply, see: Lund University strives for equal opportunities and diversity within the organisation. The appointment will be made after preparation in the Academic Appointments Board. For further information about the position, please contact:

Dean Erik Renström, tel: +46 46 222 80 84 e-mail:

prefect (IKVM) Patrik Midlöv, tel: +4640391363,

prefect (IKVL) Bo Baldetorp, tel: +46 46 177570,

Information on application formalities may be obtained from Mrs. Aldiana Sikiric, tel: + 46 46-222 7196, e-mail:


The application is applied for through the link presented in the vacancy notice no later than the April 3rd 2018. The application should be formulated according to the Faculty of Medicines instruction for applicants, see: (list of qualifications for lecturers and create a CV). Please note that the application should be written in English. The applicant’s name may be listed on the Faculty’s homepage unless the applicant has disagreed to this. The application should be written in English as international evaluators may be consulted.

As the position of senior lecturer is combined with employment as a specialist physician/consultant, the applicant is required to possess the knowledge of Swedish necessary for practicing medicine.

We welcome your application!

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund/Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2017/3576
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 05.Mar.2018
Last application date 03.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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