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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. 

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology conducts neurochemical research aimed at identifying and studying pathophysiology and pathologies in neurodegenerative diseases. The research group that is now recruiting is specialised in biofluid-based biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases.

Job assignments

The position is focused on the development of novel biofluid-based biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Parkinson’s disease, and frontotemporal dementia. The successful applicant will also supervise masters and PhD students, participate in conferences, apply for research grants, teach in PhD student courses, and similar activities. We are looking for a colleague who is highly motivated, scientifically independent and creative, as well as capable of and interested in contributing to an interdisciplinary team environment.


To qualify as a Researcher, the applicant must have completed a Swedish doctoral degree or must have a foreign degree corresponding to a Swedish doctoral degree. Relevant scientific backgrounds include analytical chemistry, biochemistry, neurochemistry, or similar disciplines. Deep theoretical and practical knowledge of immunochemical and mass spectrometric measurement techniques, documented in high impact publications is needed. The successful applicant should have a solid track record in terms of bringing in large grants as a principal investigator. Great importance will be placed on personal suitability. 


The employment is a permanent position, 100% of full-time, and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed. Probationary employment may be applied.

Appointment procedure

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system.

For further information

If you have questions regarding the employment please contact Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone; +46 768 672 647, e-mail; henrik.zetterberg@clinchem.gu.se and Senior Lecturer/Assistant Head of Department Silke Kern, phone; +46 762 365 332, e-mail; silke.kern@neuro.gu.se

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


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How to apply

In order to apply for a position at the University of Gothenburg, you have to register an account in our online recruitment system. 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.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Closing date: 2021-12-29

The University of Gothenburg promotes equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

Salary is determined on an individual basis.

Applications will be destroyed or returned (upon request) two years after the decision of employment has become final. Applications from the employed and from those who appeal the decision will not be returned.

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