Ref PAR 2022/1532

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 scientists and students from around the world. With new knowledge and new perspectives, the University contributes to a better future.

The Institute of Health and Care Sciences’ position as a national and international leader in person-centred care influences the education, research and innovation throughout the organisation. The Institute is organised into sections corresponding to academic environments consisting of multidisciplinary profile areas: Care in long-term conditions; The Life context and Health Promotion; Diagnostics, Acute and Critical Care and Learning and Leadership for Health Care Professionals.  The administrative team is organised in a separate administrative unit. Professional education and training for nurses, radiology nurses, midwives and specialist nurses is offered at the Institute. The Institute also hosts a Centre for research and expertise – The Gothenburg University Centre for Person Centred Care (GPCC).

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The Institute is currently in need of a researcher for a permanent position, part time 80%.


As a researcher, you will work within the project 'Proton beam radiotherapy of rectal and anal cancer: A way of decreasing toxicity and improving quality of life?'

Tasks included are work with delimited issues based on patient-reported and medical data, design of studies, data collection where both qualitative and quantitative methods will be used, analysis of data and completion of scientific scripts.


A doctoral degree of relevance for the position is a requirement.

Documented participation in national and international research networks is meritorious.

Communication at both the Institute and with partners is conducted both in writing and orally in Swedish and English, whereby we require the successful candidate to have very good ability of speaking and writing in both languages.

In order to succeed in this role, you need to be independent in your way of working, having good collaboration skills and appreciate working in a research organization. We value that you are meticulous and have a good communicative, administrative and strategic ability.

As the work involves contact and collaboration with other people and organizations, special emphasis will be placed on personal suitability. In this recruitment process, we will be making an overall evaluation of the applicant’s competence and expertise in order to employ the applicant with the best qualifications for performing and developing the tasks and contributing to a positive development of the activities.


The position is a permanent position, part time 80% with placement at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences. Start date to be agreed. 


Contact information for the post 

Please contact the Head of Institute and Leader of the research group, Karin Ahlberg, if you have any queries regarding the position:

Email: / Phone: +4631-786 6090



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Applications must be received by: 221207

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.