Researcher to research group International Maternal and Reproductive Health and Migration
Sort on published: 2018-12-05
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 Women's and Children's Health conducts research, postgraduate education and training in gynecology, obstetrics, perinatalmedicin, paediatrics, international health, women's medicine and clinical psychology in healthcare. The activity is integrated with the Women's clinic and Children's hospital at the University Hospital and National Centre for women's safety. Research is conducted within twelve research groups and we have the graduate program in medical science.
International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) is a leading research and education centre at Uppsala University that works for improved global health with special emphasis on women’s and children’s health and nutrition. The education and research programmes address the health challenges in low- and middle-income countries and in humanitarian crises. By developing and evaluating interventions and new strategies for tackling priority health problems, IMCH makes important contributions towards equitable global health.
To conduct research in the field of sexual and reproductive health from a global and migration-related perspective as well as teaching. The researcher will belong to a research group on international maternal and reproductive health and migration that studies sexual and reproductive health from a global and migration-related perspective, in addition to the relationship to social and cultural values. The research group conducts a number of projects in this field and collaborates with partners from several continents. All projects follow an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach that includes the use of both medical and social science research methods to examine the complexity of reproductive health problems.
We are looking for a person with a PhD in medicine in the field of sexual and reproductive health. The candidate must have documented experience of working on sexual and global reproductive health projects in low and middle-income countries. The candidate must have knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Proficiency in English and the ability to write academic text in English are necessary.
The following criteria will apply to the selection of applicants: meeting eligibility requirements, previous experience of work and/or research in the field and personal suitability.
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 negotiated
Start date: 1 January 2019 or otherwise agreed
Employment type: Temporary full time employment until 30 June 2019. The employment may possibly be extended.
For further information regarding the position please contact
Professor Birgitta Essén, firstname.lastname@example.org or Professor Mats Målqvist email@example.com.
You are welcome to submit your application by 18 december 2018, UFV-PA 2018/4079.
In the event of any disagreement between the English and the Swedish versions of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.
Placement: Department of Women's and Children's Health
Type of employment: Full time , Temporary position 3-6 months
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 2018/4079
Last application date: 2018-12-18