Researcher in Clinical Neuroscience
University of Gothenburg Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology


Ref PAR 2021/71


The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 49 000 students and 6 400 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.

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 specializing in retinopathy of prematurity at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience.The Department of Clinical Neuroscience conducts pediatric eye research with focus on the visual system development.  

Job assignments

The researcher will study and review prevention, prediction and treatment for retinopathy of prematurity


A requirement for employment is that the researcher holds a PhD in ophthalmology. It is also a requirement to be able to communicate well in English and Swedish, in writing. The applicant must have good knowledge and clinical experience in pediatric ophthalmology and especially clinical experience in the diagnosis of retinopathy of prematurity. Suitably is if the applicant has experience working both in healthcare and in academia. The applicant should be autonomous in her/his work, have good interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a research organization. We appreciate that you are accurate. Great emphasis will be placed in personal suitability.


The employment is limited (temporary) for 24 months, 25% of full-time and is placed at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Starting date; as soon as possible or as agreed. 

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 Ann Hellström, phone; 004631-343 4720, e-mail; 

Manager in charge is Professor/Assistant Head of Department, phone; 0046709 40 10 42, e-mail; 

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. The selection of candidates is made on the basis of the qualifications registered in the application.

Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Closing date: 2021-02-11.

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.

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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