Cochrane Sweden seeks Fellow - Lund, Sweden

Job title: Cochrane Sweden FellowSpecifications: Part Time (0.5 FTE)Reports to:director of Cochrane SwedenLocation:Lund, SwedenApplication Closing Date: 28th February 2018Purpose of the job:As member of the Cochrane Sweden team, the Fellow works closely with the director of the centre to support activities. A key function will be to provide support in training and education events.Background:Cochrane Sweden was launched in May 2017 with the support and guidance of the Nordic Cochrane Centre. It is funded by Sk åne University Hospital (mainly thanks to prof.Ingemar Petersson), Region Sk åne and Lund University. Cochrane Sweden's staff includes the director of the centre (0.5 FTE) and an administrative assistant (0.5 FTE). In its first months, Cochrane Sweden established a wide national network, took active part in numerous meetings and conferences, and established fruitful collaborations with regional and national institutions. A one-day workshop was held in September 2017, andmore events are planned.In addition, an application submitted by the director of Cochrane Sweden has been funded (50.000 SEK) to organize two one-week courses for PhD students and post-docs. Since February 2018, medical students at Lund University have used Cochrane Interactive Learning as part of their training and evaluation process. This will be complemented with traditional teaching including the involvement of the Cochrane Sweden team.Job specification: The main task is to take part...
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