Postdoc fellowship eHealth

Country: Sweden;

City: Växjö

Vacancy added: 04.07.2019

Employer: Linnaeus University

Resumes due: 01.09.2019


Welcome to Linnaeus University! A place for knowledge, ideas and development. For growth potential and a belief in the future. In Småland and in the world.

Welcome as a postdoc to the eHealth Institute and to the Department of Medicine and Optometry at Linnaeus University!

The eHealth Institute is an interdisciplinary knowledge environment conducting research, evaluation, collaboration, and education within e-Health. Our research focuses on medicine management, the introduction of digital techniques and Big Data. We also provide education in eHealth in the form of free-standing courses on all educational levels as well as a Master’s programme.

Field of subject for the position: eHealth informatics
Placement: Kalmar
Extent and period: 100 % for a maximum of two years, starting date after agreement.

Context of position
The post-doc fellowship is connected to the project ‘eHealth Arena’ in which the applicant is expected to participate. The overall purpose for the project is to form an arena for collaboration and communication between health care providers and suppliers of digital health solutions. The main role of the university and the eHealth Institute in the project is to contribute with evaluations, first in the form of a need analysis in the municipalities and the region and later in testbeds and other forms of product evaluations. The applicant is expected to contribute actively in those activities.

The applicant is also expected to actively participate in the department's environment and network both internally and externally. Twenty percent of the work can include teaching and tutoring at the undergraduate and graduate level.  

Qualification requirements
To be qualified for the position the applicant should hold a PhD in medicine, nursing, care, pharmacy, informatics, computer science or equivalent. The subject of the dissertation should be relevant for the eHealth area and the degree should be completed no more than three years before the application deadline.

Applicants must not have previously been employed as a postdoctoral fellow for more than a year in the same or related subject area at Linnaeus University.

To be eligible for this position the applicant should also have documented excellent ability to conduct research and teaching in English.

Assessment criteria

  • Experience of research in eHealth
  • Flexibility and ability to work in teams
  • Experience of and skills in collaborating actively with industry and health care organisations
  • Experience of and/or interest for multidisciplinary academic activities
  • Knowledge of Swedish in writing and speech is a merit

In its overall assessment of skills gives particular importance to an assessment of the applicant's potential for a successful career as a teacher and researcher

Further information
Research leader: Stefan Lagrosen,,  +46480497165

Head of department: Pauline Johansson,, +46480446315

Human Resources Consultant: Ulf Sernelin,, +46470708277

Please apply no later than September 1, 2019

Linnaeus University has the ambition to utilize the qualities that an even gender distribution and diversity brings to the organization.

Please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button at the bottom of the ad. Your application should be designed according to the Template for application which can be found in the Guide to Appointment procedures under important documents below the ad. The credentials you invoke must be verified with certification and they must be attached digitally in your application. Other documents, including various types of scientific works, must be submitted digitally along with the application. The application and other documents to be marked with the reference number. All documents cited must be received by the University no later than 24.00 (Local time in Sweden) on the closing day.

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