Thursday, 28 April 2016

Uppsala University hereby declares the following position in Medical Humanities available at the Center for Gender Research.

A full time researcher/postdoc with focus on Medical Humanities at the Center for Gender Research for one year starting August 2016.

The Centre for Gender Research at Uppsala University is an interdisciplinary unit and has three main tasks:
- Teaching
- Research
- Research information

Duties: The duties include research, which should result in an application for external funding for a research project. The project will be located at the Center for Gender Research, and it should have a gender perspective with focus on the topic that the current employment concerns. The project could include researchers from different disciplines.

The position can also include certain research administrative tasks and teaching. The person that is appointed is expected to take active part in the Centre’s seminars and to contribute to the development of the Centre's research environment.

Eligibility: To be eligible for employment as a researcher/postdoc, the applicant must have a PhD or equivalent. We are looking for researchers from diverse disciplines, applying gender perspectives, and who have the personal characteristics required to meet the demands of the position well. The work requires the ability to work independently as well as the demonstrated capacity to interact with others both within academia and in the wider community. Particular emphasis will be placed on the intended research project.

The application should include a short CV, a project plan, and motivation for why the applicant wishes to pursue research at the Center for Gender Research during the current period, a list of publications and other documents that the applicant wishes to refer to.

Uppsala University appreciates the qualities that gender balance and diversity brings to the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.
In case of a disagreement between the English and Swedish version of this announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.
For additional information on the appointment, please contact:
Anita Hussénius, Head of Department of the Centre for Gender Research.
Phone +46 (0) 18-471 5795
We look forward to receiving your application no later than April 29 2016.

Placement: Centre for Gender Research
Type of employment: Full time, Temporary position longer than 6 months
Pay: Fixed pay
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
Town: Uppsala
County: Uppsala län
Country: Sweden
Number of reference: UFV-PA 2016/868

Last application date: 2016-04-29