Research assistant in Urology
Sort on published: 2018-10-02
Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 42,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.7 billion.
The Department of Surgical Sciences is a part of the Medical Faculty at Uppsala University. The department has just over 110 employees and about 170 registered and linked PhD-students. In addition there are several hundred associates, mainly clinically active doctors and nurses at Akademiska Sjukhuset and other hospitals. The department conducts research, postgraduate education and teaching. The research is both clinical and preclinical and brings together research groups from several surgical specialties and related areas. The teaching assignment covers several different programs and independent courses. The largest educational contribution is made within the medical programme, the specialist nursing programme and the radiography programme.
The Department of Surgical Sciences collaborates with Regional Cancer Centre Uppsala Örebro on clinical prostate cancer research by use of clinical cancer registers (see www.npcr.se). We are now looking for a research assistant to join us for one year.
As a part of our dedicated team your main task will be clinical prostate cancer research. By use of data in several large databases you will study pattern of care, rare adverse effects of cancer treatment and outcomes.
You have an MD and you should be interested in prostate cancer epidemiology and be able to plan and execute clinical cancer studies by use of register data. You are proficient in spoken and written Swedish and English and have good communication skills.
Expertise in clinical prostate cancer diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up is a merit as well as proficiency in basic epidemiology, statistics and proficiency in use of ’R’ and some experience of writing clinical cancer research papers.
Your application can be written in English or Swedish. The application should include a CV with information of education, previous and current employments and list of publications. It should also include a personal letter containing research experience and interests plus your motivation for joining our team.
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.
Salary: Individual salary
Starting date: 2018-11-01
Employment type: Temporary position untill 2019-10-31
Extent of employment: 100%
Please submit your application by 15 oct 2018, UFV-PA 2018/3306.
Please do not send offers of recruitment or advertising services. Applications must be submitted as described in this advertisement.
Placement: Department of Surgical Sciences
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
County: Uppsala län
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST 018-471 6251
Per Sundman, Saco-rådet 018-471 1485
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2018/3306
Last application date: 2018-10-15