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hereby advertises a position as

Professor of Paediatrics
formally based at Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences

associated with employment as Consultant/Specialist at the County Council of Östergötland


Description of the subject area
The subject area of paediatrics includes studies on the development and diseases in children and adolescents.

The duties assigned to teaching staff may comprise educational responsibilities or research, and administrative tasks. Teachers are also responsible for monitoring developments within their subject areas and developments in the wider community that are significant to their role as a teacher at a higher education institution. The holder of the appointment will participate in teaching at undergraduate, advanced and research levels.
The pedagogic approach of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences stresses learner-driven education.

The position is placed at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), the Division of Children’s and Women's Health (BKH), and associated with employment at the Department of Paediatrics, County Council of Östergötland to conduct clinical research. The position is funded in collaboration with the Joanna Cocozza Foundation. The foundation aims to support paediatric research at Linköping University. Paediatric research should be interpreted with a broad focus, including, for example, neonatology, paediatric cancer, childhood diabetes, paediatric neurology, paediatric orthopaedics, and child psychiatry.

The applicant of an associated employment should fulfill the requirements as a researcher as well as a physician.

The holder of the position is expected to lead and develop paediatric research within his/her speciality and is also expected to establish a clinical research structure that can stimulate other paediatric research at Linköping University. We are therefore looking for an internationally renowned researcher, with a well-established research group and good collaboration skills, who is methodologically strong and primarily focused on patient-centred clinical and/or clinical-experimental research.

Clinical efforts are expected to, above all, establish patient-centred clinical research.

During a two-year initial phase, the focus will be on establishing the research group. Thereafter, teaching within the medical programme as well as administration will be included in the tasks. Teaching is conducted in both Swedish and English.

As grounds for assessment when appointing a professor, the level of proficiency required to qualify for the appointment shall apply.

Grounds for assessment
Applicant assessment will be based on the level of proficiency that is required for the appointment as professor.

As much attention shall be given to the assessment of teaching proficiency as to the assessment of scientific proficiency.

For this position special weight is given to scholarly proficiency, followed by teaching proficiency, in turn followed by remaining proficiencies which should be considered equally.

Scholarly proficiency must have been demonstrated through: original research resulting in publication, through planning and managing research and third-cycle courses and study programmes and through the ability to obtain research grants Scholarly proficiency can also be demonstrated through the ability to achieve results in research through collaboration with other teachers and through the ability to provide information about research.

Teaching proficiency is demonstrated through the ability to convey relevant knowledge and skills, to stimulate students such that they drive their own learning process, to create engagement and interest in the subject area, and the ability to structure and organise both the content and forms of work in relation to the goals of the subject area. In addition, the teaching proficiency must have been demonstrated through the ability to contribute to the development and renewal of education and the ability to reflect on their own attitude to education and the results of their work.

Clinical ability is demonstrated through experience, education and advanced education, together with development and leadership experience in the profession.

Administrative proficiency and leadership must have been demonstrated through the ability to plan, organise and develop activities and personnel.

The applicant must have demonstrated ability to teach in both in Swedish and in English.

Appointment procedure
The position is filled by the Vice - Chancellor following a proposal from the Faculty of Medicine's Employment Board. A letter of intent will be requested from the applicants who are primarily considered to be eligible for the employment.

Starting date
By agreement.

The University applies individual salary scales based on the experience of the employee and the labour market.

Union representatives
To get in contact with union representatives, see below.

Application procedure
Apply for the position by clicking the “Apply” button below. Your application must be received no later than May 25, 2021.

Applications and documents received after the date above will not be considered.

Please attach your selected research publications electronically, in pdf or word format, in the application template. Research publications, e.g., monographs, which cannot be sent electronically should be sent in three sets by mail to the University Registrar at Linköping University, University Registrar, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden. The publications must be received by Linköping University no later than the deadline for application.

Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

Equal Opportunities
Linköping University will continue to develop as an attractive and creative place of work, characterized by equal terms and actively works for equality and diversity.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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Linköpings Universitet
Navn: Peter Bang
Tittel: Professor
E-post: peter.bang@liu.se
Navn: Johan Söderholm
Tittel: Professor, , Chair of the Joanna Cocozza Foundation
Telefon: +46 13-28 23 11
E-post: johan.d.soderholm@liu.se
Navn: Christina Lundgren
Tittel: Secretary of the Appointments Board
Telefon: +46 13 28 21 49
E-post: christina.lundgren@liu.se
Navn: Anette Wiklund
Tittel: HR Manager
Telefon: +46 (0)13286841
E-post: anette.wiklund@liu.se
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