Researcher position in U-CARE, Uppsala University
Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.
About the project
U-CARE is an interdisciplinary research program at Uppsala University where e.g. psychologists, physicians, nurses, economists, and programmers collaborate in an inclusive research environment, using multiple methods and data gathered from clinical trials as well as from national quality registers. The overall aim of U-CARE is to investigate psychological and economic consequences of bodily disease and prevent and reduce psychosocial distress in connection with bodily disease. See www.u-care.uu.se for a presentation of U-CARE.
The overall work concerns research on psychological consequences of somatic disease for patients, significant others, and informal carers with a focus on developing, testing, and evaluating online psychological interventions. The work also includes to apply for funding within the area of U-CARE’s research.
Education: A PhD degree in Psychology or a related field.
Experience and knowledge: We are looking for a person with: a) a genuine interest in intervention research for people living with long-term health conditions b) experience of working with low intensity psychological therapies c) extensive knowledge in design issues, statistical and qualitative analysis using different types of data, d) excellent scientific writing skills in the English language, e) demonstrated capacity to run clinical trials, receive funding for research, and drive first author publications, and f) good ability to work within a team context with people with different backgrounds and knowledge.
Application The application shall consist of: a CV including listings of publications, awards, and relevant field and computer/modeling skills; a statement of interest discussing your key qualifications, research interest and motivations for this position, and contact information and names of two persons that can be used as reference.
Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds.
Pay: Individual salary
Starting: As soon as possible or as otherwise agreed.
Type of employment: Temporary position, 12 months with a possibility of extension.
Working hours: 100 %
For further information about the position please contact
Louise von Essen, professor. Tel. +46 18 471 3484, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2017-04-26, UFV-PA 2017/838.
Are you considering moving to Sweden to work at Uppsala University? If so, you will find much information about working and living in Sweden at www.uu.se/joinus. You are also welcome to contact the International Faculty and Staff Services at email@example.com.
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Placement: Department of Women's and Children's Health
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Marie Ols, TCO/ST
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Stefan Djurström, Seko 018-471 3315
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/838
Last application date: 2017-04-26