Umeå University, Medicinska fakulteten

Umeå University is one of Sweden’s largest institutions of higher education with over 35,000 students and 4,200 faculty and staff. We are characterised by world-leading research in several scientific fields and a multitude of educations ranked highly in international comparison. Umeå University is also the site of the pioneering discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors - a revolution in genetic engineering that has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

At Umeå University, everything is nearby. Our cohesive campus environment makes it easy to meet, collaborate and exchange knowledge, which promotes a dynamic and open culture where we rejoice in each other's successes.

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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.

Are you eager for new challenges in an exciting interdisciplinary department with transnational collaborations for better public health that makes a difference in society? Then you are the right person for us!

We are now looking for a project coordinator with focus on EU projects at the Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine.


Your role is to be a link between the university and Region Västerbotten's unit Livsmedicin, you will be responsible for coordinating the research group's EU project report together with financial coordinators at the university.

You will act as a support to Livsmedicin's activities in research and innovation issues, with a focus on international collaborations and EU projects. This means, among other things, that you will assist researchers in various aspects of research and innovation projects, communicating with national and international partners and communicating between companies and research linked to our test bed operations. You will work with documentation and follow-up of applications and drawing up agreements in consultation with the university lawyers. We are looking for someone with experience of working with follow-up and project management of EU projects.

The role involves broad contact areas both internally and externally with financiers, authorities and other higher education institutions nationally and internationally. Sensitivity, ability to collaborate, independence and willingness to take responsibility are important prerequisites.


You have a relevant university education or equivalent competence acquired through experience. You are used to independent administrative work in externally funded projects.

To succeed in the role, you need to have initiative, good planning skills and be able to collect and process information. You are accurate and have good communication skills, and the ability to express yourself in speech and writing in both Swedish and English.

Experience of working with government accounting, preferably from a university or college, is an advantage.

You have a service-oriented approach, are easy to work with and are a structured and thorough person. You want to inspire and be inspired by others, you are keen to be part of our future development and have an interest in diversity issues and an open work culture.


Great emphasis will be placed on personal suitability.

Probation period may be applied.


Does this sound interesting? The position involves varied work alongside a driven and pleasant team that all work in different ways to ensure that people can be healthy throughout their lives.

We welcome you with your application!

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 2.2.1-1144-22
Union representative
  • SACO, 090-7865365
  • SEKO, 090-7865296
  • ST, 090-7865431
Published 14.Jun.2022
Last application date 07.Aug.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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