Postdoc vacancy at Lund University: gerontology, specializing in epidemiology in ageing and health

The position is primarily for research but may include some teaching. The postdoc’s main task will be research in gerontology in an explicitly interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate is expected to develop and conduct his/her research primarily within the project “Home, Health and Disability along the Process of Ageing,” which is funded by the Swedish Research Council. Co-workers from several research groups (active and healthy ageing, epidemiology, rehabilitation medicine) are involved in the project, which will provide many opportunities for collaboration. There may also be opportunities to participate in other research projects in the research group, at CASE and the Department of Health Sciences. The postdoc is expected to be actively involved in the preparation of project proposals and grant applications to external funders.

Teaching will primarily be at the doctoral level, including supervision, but some teaching at basic and advanced levels may occur. Research and supervision of doctoral students will primarily be within the research group and CASE but may also include collaboration with other research groups at Lund University and externally. Particularly important collaborators are the strategic research environment MultiPark ( and the National Graduate School for Competitive Science on Ageing and Health ( External collaboration and user-oriented research are important elements of the activities and require special attention and commitment. The postdoc is expected to actively participate in the research group and CASE, which means that additional tasks may be required.

Terms of employment: Temporary employment for 2 years. 

Application deadline: 15 May, 2016

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