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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 and Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.

The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, invites applications for a Researcher position at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry.

Research groups at the Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry conduct world-leading research in the broad field of psychiatric diseases throughout life. The research spans epidemiological and clinical studies, as well as experimental studies. The Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre is a centre of excellence within the department and gathers prominent clinical researchers from the fields of neuropsychiatry and neurodevelopment.


Research and supervision on autism spectrum disorders and related conditions.


The successful applicant must be at the associate professor (docent) level or above in the field of autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. The successful applicant should have extensive research experience documented in scientific publications and must also have a clinical specialist degree of relevance to the project, as well as external research grants. Great importance will be placed on personal suitability.


The employment is limited (temporary) for 6 months, 20% 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 Research Administrator Ingrid Vinsa, phone: +46 31 342 59 70, e-mail: [email protected]

Manager in charge is Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone: +46 768 672 647, 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: 2024-02-26

Information for International Applicants

Choosing a career in a foreign country is a big step. Thus, to give you a general idea of what we and Gothenburg have to offer in terms of benefits and life in general for you and your family/spouse/partner please visit:

https: // www. gu.se/en/about-the-university/welcome-services https: // www. movetogothenburg.com/

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.

Job details




Göteborg University




February 06, 2024

Application deadline

February 26, 2024

Job type

Postdoc,Associate Professor/Professor


Biology,Medicine,Social Science

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