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Permanent position as Senior Lecturer in Tumour Virology at the Department of
Tumour virology as a subject
Tumour virology is the study of the link between virus and tumour development,
the cellular and molecular understanding of how viruses cause the development
of tumours and cancer, and its relationship to disease mechanisms.
The position aims to strengthen and bridge strategically important research in
the fields of medical tumour biology and virology, which have a strong
tradition at the Department of Translational Medicine. The holder of the
position will be located at the Faculty of Medicine's Malmö campus and is
expected to link up with the activities of the Virology Centre currently under
construction at Lund University.
The holder of the position is expected to develop and establish a new line of
research in the field of tumour virology with an experimental focus, which can
interact with existing research at the department and faculty in the following
areas: clinical virology, systems virology, microbiology with a focus on
virus-host interactions, infection immunology, and tumour biology.
The position will be an important bridge between basic research and clinical
translational research, the latter being of great importance in several areas,
including clinical microbiology, infection and oncology within Region Skåne.
The position is also intended to strengthen both preclinical and clinical
activities at first, second and third-cycle levels. The duties also include
management and administration. Other duties may also arise.
In accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance, Chapter 4 Section 4, a
person is eligible to be appointed as senior lecturer if they have
demonstrated teaching expertise and been awarded a doctoral degree or have the
corresponding research competence or some other professional expertise that is
of value in view of the subject matter of the position and the duties that it
For a position as senior lecturer, training in teaching and learning in higher
education of at least five weeks is required, or equivalent knowledge that has
been acquired in another way, unless there are special grounds (see Lund
University's Appointment Rules).
The applicant must have proven research and teaching expertise of significance
for the subject. During the assessment, particular weight will be accorded to
research expertise. Above all, the applicant must have documented experience
in tumour virology with an experimental focus on disease mechanisms. The
applicant is to demonstrate current research of high international standard,
including publications as the senior author. Furthermore, the applicant is to
have deep knowledge of the field of virology as a whole, at both the cellular
and molecular levels. The applicant should also have proven experience in
experimental tumour virology models, methods and issues.
The applicant must have the qualifications of an associate professor. Post-
doctoral experience at a university other than the one where the applicant
obtained their doctorate is desirable.
Funding applied for and received in national or international competition is
In the assessment of candidates, particular weight will be given to teaching
expertise within the fields of tumour virology and virology. Importance will
be given to the ability to supervise doctoral students, as well as teaching
expertise at first and second-cycle levels.
The applicant should also show proven leadership ability, capacity for
collaboration and demonstrated ability to interact with wider society.
Completed leadership/managerial training is desirable. Great importance is
placed on personal suitability.
Teaching staff at Lund University are required to be suitable for the
position, and have the general ability to perform their duties well.
When appointing teaching staff, in addition to the regulations laid out in the
Higher Education Ordinance, Lund University's Appointment Rules and the
Faculty of Medicine's General requirements profile and assessment criteria
(dated 30 March 2022) for employment as a senior lecturer apply. See the
Rules and Regulations.
For further information, please contact Dean Kristina Åkesson, tel. +46 40 39
11 57, email@example.com; and Head of Department Lars B. Dahlin, tel.
+ 46 33 17 24 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the application procedure can be provided by the recruitment
officer, Eva Nilsson, tel. +46 46 222 17 89, email@example.com.
The position will be filled following a proposal from the Faculty of
Medicine's Academic Appointments Board.
Applications are to be submitted electronically via the Lund University
application portal by 10 October 2022 at the latest. Applications should be
presented in accordance with the Faculty of Medicine's guidelines for
applicants to academic appointments (see https: // www. medicine.lu.se/about-
under the heading Instructions for Applicants).
The University applies individual salary setting.
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.
The Department of Translational Medicine is one of the six departments at the
Faculty of Medicine, Lund University. We conduct basic science in a laboratory
setting, point-of-care and clinical research as well as carry out
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Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Snarast
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
County Skåne län
Reference number PA2022/923
Eva Nilsson, 046-2221789
Last application date 10.Oct.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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