Umeå University, Medicinska fakulteten

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The Faculty of Medicine, which consists of 13 departments, is responsible for biomedical research and courses in the field of nursing and health care and has an extensive research and graduate education in more than 80 subjects.


The applicant will work in an interdisciplinary research project on the health effects of weather types in Sweden.

Main tasks include statistical analyses on weather impacts on hospitalization and projections on future health impacts in the context of climatic and demographic changes. Epidemiological support in other projects with special focus on spatial analysis. Some teaching and supervision at basic and advanced levels may be included.


PhD degree in Epidemiology or Public health or related discipline. Expertise in environmental epidemiology, in particular in working with time series analyses using the R software will be required for this appointment.

Experience with the Linnaeus database at Umeå University is an advantage.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Umeå
County Västerbottens län
Country Sweden
Reference number AN 2.2.1-218-20
  • Anna-Karin Hurtig, 090-785 68 12
Union representative
  • ST, 090-786 54 31
  • SACO, 090-786 53 65
  • SEKO, 090-786 52 96
Published 14.Feb.2020
Last application date 01.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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