Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

The position is located within the Faculty of Medicine. Departmental placement will be determined at the time of appointment. Premises, other infrastructure and resources for the position are financed in accordance with the standard model used by the Faculty.

The position is not a so-called combined position, but for appointees who are actively engaged in clinical work, the University takes a positive attitude to the position being combined with clinical work.

Work duties
The duties mainly include independent research and development work, supervision of M.Sc. and PhD students, but also teaching in first- and second cycle education, leadership and administration. Additional work duties may also be included.

Chapter 4, section 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance states that a person shall be qualified for appointment as Senior Lecturer if he or she has demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a PhD or has corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is of value in view of the subject matter of the post and the duties that it will involve.

The successful applicant is to have completed at least five weeks of training in teaching and learning in higher education or have acquired corresponding skills, unless there are valid reasons.

Basis for assessment
The applicant is to have demonstrated research and teaching expertise of significance for the subject. In ranking qualified applicants, particular weight will be attached to scientific skills.

The applicant shall have demonstrated scientific skill through maintaining a high national and international standard as a researcher and should possess well substantiated scientific competence. The applicant is to hold a PhD in a subject area of relevance to the position.

The applicant’s scientific skills are proven by independently performed research, for example by having received research funding as the principal applicant in national or international competition, experience of post-doc position in an environment other than where the applicant received her/his PhD, and publications in journals with a peer review system.

Importance shall also be attached to teaching skills and the ability to supervise M.Sc. and PhD students. The applicant is to have demonstrated expertise in teaching and supervision in first, second- and third-cycle education.

Skills in administration, leadership, ability to co-operate and ability to integrate with the surrounding community will also be taken into consideration.

Scientific development potential will be especially emphasized.

For teaching staff at Lund University, there is a general qualification requirement to be suitable for the position and in other respects possess the ability to perform the duties well.

In addition to the Higher Education Ordinance, the following apply to the appointment: Lund University Appointment Rules and the Faculty of Medicine’s general requirements profile and assessment criteria for the appointment of a Senior Lecturer (dated 2022-03-30) see: 

The appointment is made after preparation in the Faculty of Medicine’s Academic Appointments Board.

Further information is available from: Dean, Kristina Åkesson tel: +46 46-222 80 84 
email: or

Vice Dean, David Gisselsson Nord tel: +46 733 914036, email:

Information about the application formalities may be obtained from
Head of the recruitment, salary and HR support offices
Kajsa Johnsson tel: +46 46 222 08 22, email:

Instructions on how to apply
Applications are to be made electronically via Lund University’s applications portal no later than the 5th of September 2022.

Applications are to be submitted in accordance with the Faculty of Medicine’s guidelines for academic appointments (see under the heading List of qualifications for lecturers and Create a CV)

The Faculty of Medicine is a part of Lund University, and is responsible for education and research within medicine and healthcare. Our academic programs are closely linked with the healthcare system and are firmly anchored in the faculty’s strong research tradition. Our research spans a broad field within experimental preclinical research, near-patient clinical research and health sciences research. The Faculty of Medicine, with its 1,800 employees and 2,700 students in Lund and Malmö, is a knowledge-intensive meeting place for students, teachers and researchers from all over the world.

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Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
Number of positions1
Working hours100
CountySkåne län
Reference numberPA2022/1687
Last application date05.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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