Associate Professor of Medical Radiation Physics
Stockholm University Department of Physics

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Medical Radiation Physics Stockholm

Ref. No. SU FV-1743-20


at the Department of Physics. Closing date: 12 August 2020.

The Department of Physics is one of the bigger departments at the Faculty of Science with broad basic research activities, both experimental and theoretical. The department has about 250 employeees, of which about 95 are doctoral students, and it has an international character. The Department of Physics is responsible for the training of medical physicists. 

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:

  • experience of teaching in non clinical medical radiation physics
  • skills in administration of education

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.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence.


Further information about the position can be obtained from the Head of the Department, Professor Jan Conrad, telephone: +46 8 553 787 69,

For questions regarding the application process, please contact administrator Ulrika Kaby, telephone: +46 8 16 22 69,

Union representatives

Ingrid Lander (Saco-S), telephone: +46 708 16 26 64,, Alejandra Pizarro Carrasco (Fackförbundet ST/Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 34 89,, and (SEKO).


Apply for the position at Stockholm University´s recruitment system by clicking the “Apply” button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

We would appreciate if your application is written in English. Since it will be examined by international experts, English is the working language.

The University´s rules of employment and instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.

The specific criteria for assessment of research and teaching skills within the Faculty of Science are available at: Guidelines – Employment.

You are welcome to apply!

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Closing date: 12/08/2020


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