Tenured position as Associate Professor in Medical Radiation Physics at Stockholm University


Institution: Department of Physics, Medical Radiation Physics Division

Location: Stockholm University

Application closes at: Aug 11th, 2020 23:59

URL: https://www.su.se/english/about/working-at-su/jobs?rmpage=job&rmjob=12732&rmlang=UK

Subject/subject description
Medical Radiation Physics

Main responsibilities
The position involves teaching, research, supervision and administration of education.

Qualification requirements
In order to qualify for the position as associate professor, the applicant must have demonstrated good teaching skills and have a doctoral degree, or equivalent research expertise, of relevance to the subject area and the main responsibilities of the position.

For the employment a degree in Medical Radiation Physics or professional qualification as hospital physicist or similar is required.

All teaching positions at Stockholm University require the ability to collaborate and the general ability and suitability to perform one’s duties.

Assessment criteria
In the appointment process, special and equal attention will be given to teaching and research skills. The assessment of research skills will focus primarily on merits within the subject area of the position.

The following will also be considered:

Teaching and learning in higher education
Completed training in teaching and learning in higher education, or equivalent knowledge, is an advantage. An applicant who has not completed at least 15 credits of teaching and learning in higher education and is not considered to have otherwise acquired equivalent knowledge should undergo such training within the first two years of employment.

Additional information
Female applicants are particularly welcome, as most associate professors at the department are men. Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

* Swedish “universitetslektor”; tenured position approximately equivalent to Senior Lecturer (UK) or Associate Professor (US).

Proficiency in Swedish is not a requirement at the time of appointment, but the candidate should be able to carry out teaching and administrative duties that require good command of Swedish within a couple of years of employment.

The main areas of research at the division of Medical Radiation Physics are: individualised radiation therapy based on functional imaging, novel modalities for delivering radiation therapy, proton therapy and radiation protection aspects. They involve extensive use of functional imaging and integrate radiobiological findings of translational character through radiobiological modelling of tumour physiology and response to radiation.