Göteborg University
April 16, 2024
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The University of Gothenburg tackles society's challenges with diverse knowledge. 56 000 students and 6 600 employees make the university a large and inspiring place to work and study. Strong research and attractive study programmes attract researchers and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

At the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, at the Sahlgrenska Academy, we conduct research and education covering a wide range of knowledge areas. The institute comprises five different departments: Clinical neuroscience, Health and rehabilitation, Pharmacology, Physiology as well as Psychiatry and neurochemistry.

The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology invites applications for a researcher position at the Department of Clinical neuroscience.

The Department of Clinical Neuroscience conducts pediatric eye research with focus on the Mitochondrial function in relation to preterm birth, sex and neonatal morbidities.


The researcher will study mitochondrial function in platelets and placenta.


A requirement for employment is that researchers hold a PhD degree in Pediatrics. It is also a requirement to be proficient in written communication in Swedish and English. Applicants should have experience with oxygraph methodology, protein and microscopy analysis techniques as well as statistical processing with programs such as R. It is desirable that applicants have experience from work in both healthcare and academia. Applicants should be independent in their work approach, have good collaborative skills, and appreciate working in a research organization. We value attention to detail, and we place great importance on personal suitability.


The employment is limited (temporary) for 11 månader, 100% of full-time, and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date: as soon as possible or as agreed.

Contact information for the post

If you have questions regarding the employment please contact Professor Ann Hellström, phone: +46 76 897 91 96, e-mail: [email protected]

Manager in charge is Professor/Assistant Head of Department Asgeir Jakola, phone: +46 31 342 97 41, e-mail: [email protected]

Application documents are not to be submitted through the contact persons.


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To apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to create an account in our recruitment system. Submit your application via the University of Gothenburg's recruitment portal by clicking the “Apply” button. It is your responsibility to ensure that the application is complete as per the vacancy notice, and that the University receives it by the final application deadline.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Applications must be received by: 2024-04-16

Information for International Applicants

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The University works actively to achieve a working environment with equal conditions, and values the qualities that diversity brings to its operations.

Salaries are set individually at the University.

In accordance with the National Archives of Sweden's regulations, the University must archive application documents for two years after the appointment is filled. If you request that your documents are returned, they will be returned to you once the two years have passed. Otherwise, they will be destroyed.

In connection to this recruitment, we have already decided which recruitment channels we should use. We therefore decline further contact with vendors, recruitment and staffing companies.

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