Researcher in cardiovascular epidemiology

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Dec 2023

18 Nov 2023
Job Information

Lunds universitet

Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Malmö
Research Field

Medical sciences » Medicine
Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)

Application Deadline

1 Dec 2023 - 22:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Not Applicable
Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Description of the workplace
At the research group for Cardiovascular research - epidemiology, research is conducted in cardiovascular and lung diseases. The research has been at the forefront of the field for several years and is mainly based on well-researched population-based cohorts in Malmö. You can read more about the research here . The group is led by Professor Gunnar Engström and consists of researching staff. The business is located at CRC in Malmö.

We care about creating a positive, respectful, and stimulating environment. We value communication and collaboration and a workplace that promotes learning and development for all employees. We are also committed to building a safe and positive environment for all employees through mutual respect and tolerance.

We offer
Lund University is a governmental authority, which means you get special benefits, generous holidays and a favorable occupational pension. We also have a flexible time agreement that creates good conditions for a balance between work and leisure.

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Work duties
As a researcher, you are expected to independently develop and run a line of research in the field of electrocardiography, with a focus on long-term recording of ECG and determinants of atrial fibrillation and related diseases. Studies of clinical materials and population-based research databases with epidemiological methodology, statistical analyzes and programming of ECG databases are included in the tasks. Supervision of doctoral students is part of the duties, as are applications for research grants.


Requirements for the position are:

  • Docent qualification or equivalent
  • Specialised doctor in the field of cardiology/clinical physiology
  • Experience of supervising doctoral students
  • Significant research experience in the field of electrocardiography
  • Significant experience in epidemiologic analysis of population-based cohorts, statistical analysis and programming of ECG databases
  • Ability to communicate freely in English in speech and writing

Meritorious for the position are:

  • Own research grants as principal
  • Broad national and international network of contacts in the research area.

Terms of employment
The employment is a special fixed-term employment (SÄVA) of one year, with scope 100%. Desired start date is 2024-01-01, or as agreed.

How to apply
The position is sought via the university’s recruitment system. Applications must include a personal motivation letter, in which you describe how you meet the qualification requirements and why you are interested in the position. The application must also contain a CV, contact information of two references, a diploma (including a grade transcript) and other documents you wish to be considered (e.g. letters of recommendation and list of publications).

Research Field
Medical sciences
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Research Field
Medical sciences
Years of Research Experience
More than 10

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Lunds universitet

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