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Published: : 2017-09-22

Uppsala University is an international research university focused on the development of science and education. Our most important assets are all the individuals who with their curiosity and their dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting work places. Uppsala University has 40,000 students, 7,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6,5 billion.

We are searching for a highly motivated individual with a great interest in coordinating and developing work at the Uppsala Antibiotic Center (UAC) at Uppsala University.

UAC is financed by Uppsala University with 40 million SEK over 4 years. Prof. Dan Andersson is the director and together with three project leaders they lead the work at UAC. UAC was started in 2017 with the recruitment of 14 PhD students that will be part of a cross-disciplinary research school. Three associate lecturers will also be recruited, one per disciplinary area. In addition to the research environment created by the PhD students, their supervisors and the research school, UAC will also arrange workshops, seminars and collaboration platforms to build a successful cross-disciplinary environment and strengthen education in this area at Uppsala University.

Responsibilities: We are searching for a project administrator/coordinator that will participate in developing the activities of the center. Responsibilities include coordinating daily work, support PhD students and researchers associated with the center and handle some budgetary issues. An important duty involves communication within UAC, between UAC and the University and external communication via our home page and social media. Furthermore, the work involves planning, administration and participation in courses, seminars and symposia, general UAC administration coordination of applications and some teaching. Depending on the development of UAC other responsibilities might be added.

Qualifications: We are searching for a person with a Masters or PhD in medicine, biomedicine, microbiology or other relevant subjects. You should have documented experience of administrative work, good organizational and computer skills, structured work habits and an interest in continuously developing your own work. Very good knowledge of English is needed and good knowledge of Swedish is a merit. Previous organization of seminars and conferences is a merit.

We want you to have a central role at UAC and an interest and skills in communicating and interacting with different people is important. Thus, to be successful in this position you must be able to take initiatives, independent and complete your tasks. We want you to create networks and give presentations with UAC relevance. Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability for the position, where skills in communication, collaboration, ability to work independently and problem solving are important.

Uppsala University finds that gender balance and diversity brings a higher quality to the organization. We therefore welcome applicants of any gender and with different birth background, functionality and life experience.

Pay: Individual salary

Starting: The position is available as soon as possible for a period of two years.

Type of employment: Temporary position.

Working hours: 100 %

Information about the position is provided by
Professor Dan Andersson,, phone: 018-471 4175

You are welcome to submit your application no later than November 6, 2017, UFV-PA 2017/3298.

We decline offers of recruitment and advertising help. We only accept the application the way described in the advertisement.

Placement: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology

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

Union representative: Per Sundman, Saco-rådet
Suzanne Borén Andersson, TCO/ST
Ellena Papaioannou, Seko

Number of reference: UFV-PA 2017/3298

Last application date: 2017-11-06

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