Researcher in Global Health

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 12 Jun 2023

Published: 2023-05-29

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our ultimate goal is to conduct education and research of the highest quality and relevance to make a long-term difference in 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 over 54,000 students, more than 7,500 employees and a turnover of around SEK 8 billion.

The Department of Women's and Children's Health conducts research, postgraduate education and training. Department activities are integrated with the Women and Children division at the University Hospital. More information is available on the website . Global Health and Migration is a profile area for the department.

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The position includes participation in a Bangladesh situated research project. The duties include independent performance of all activities needed for active participation in the project including reporting of research results, such as literature review, statistical analyses and writing.  The project focus on effects of nutrition and toxic exposure on health and nutrition including intergenerational effects. 

The applicants should have a PhD preferably in Global Health.  Very good knowledge in statistics is required where proficiency in using the statistical software R is a merit. The project is based in Bangladesh and appropriate social/cultural competence as well as language skills will be required. Excellent skill in scientific English writing is required. 

Assessment criteria
The ranking of eligible applicants will be based on research experience, social/cultural knowledge, language skills as well as personal aptitude.

About the employment
The employment is a temporary position, 5 months. Scope of employment 100 %. Starting date 1 September 2023 oras agreed. Placement: Uppsala

For further information about the position, please contact: Professor Eva-Charlotte Ekström,

Please submit your application by 12 june2023, UFV-PA 2023/2075.

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Placement: Department of Women's and Children's Health

Type of employment: Full time , Special fixed-term employment

Pay: Individual salary

Number of positions: 1

Working hours: 100%

Town: Uppsala

County: Uppsala län

Country: Sweden

Union representative: Seko Universitetsklubben

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2023/2075

Last application date: 2023-06-12

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