Postdoctoral Researcher in Multidisciplinary Oncology, Uppsala University, Sweden

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Multidisciplinary Oncology: The Department of Information Technology at Uppsala University, Sweden, invites applications for a postdoctoral researcher position in multidisciplinary mathematical oncology. This role focuses on improving communication and education within this field, supported by a stipend from the Wenner-Gren foundations. The position aims to foster international scientific exchange and requires collaboration across various scientific disciplines.

Postdoctoral Researcher in Multidisciplinary Mathematical Oncology

Job TitlePostdoctoral Researcher in Multidisciplinary Mathematical Oncology
LocationDepartment of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Research AreaMultidisciplinary communication and/or education in mathematical oncology
Eligibility/QualificationPhD in a relevant field, obtained after October 31, 2019, and before December 31, 2024
Stipend28,000 SEK per month (tax-free) for 24 months
Start DateBetween autumn 2024 – spring 2025, as agreed
Application DeadlineJuly 15th, 2024

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area: Multidisciplinary communication and/or education in mathematical oncology.

Location: Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University, Sweden.

Eligibility/Qualification: To be eligible for this position, applicants must:

  • Have a current or upcoming non-Swedish PhD Diploma.
  • Have been in Sweden for less than 9 months as of October 31, 2024.
  • Have obtained their PhD after October 31, 2019, and before December 31, 2024.

Job Description: The postdoctoral researcher will work on themes related to multidisciplinary communication and education in mathematical oncology. Possible themes include:

  1. Computational Tools: Develop and interrogate computational tools that aid multidisciplinary research and education.
  2. Communication Trends: Study and improve how mathematical oncology is communicated to various research communities.
  3. Education: Compile and analyze information on how mathematical oncology is taught at different educational levels.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with local and international experts in relevant fields.
  • Leading the writing of scientific manuscripts.
  • Presenting research at international conferences.
  • Joining the Artificial Intelligence and Mathematics for Oncology (AIMOn) group.

How to Apply: Applications should be submitted through the online application system at this link. The application must include:

  1. A CV.
  2. A publication list.
  3. Contact information for two references.
  4. PhD diploma (or expected date).
  5. A cover letter (max 1 page) outlining:
    • Interest in the position.
    • Preferred theme and reason.
    • Suitability for the project and theme.

The application process involves a discussion-based interview for selected candidates, followed by drafting a project plan with Sara Hamis. The plan will be submitted to the Wenner-Gren foundations for approval.

Last Date for Apply: July 15th, 2024.

Contact: For any questions about the position or the application process, please contact Sara Hamis at



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