Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Physiology
University of Gothenburg Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

Senior lecturer in Physiology specialising in cardiovascular physiology

Diary id:PAR 2020/729

Employment level:Open ended

Location:Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology

Apply by:2020-08-31

Subject area

Physiology specialising in cardiovascular physiology

Subject area description

Physiology is the science of organ function, and cardiovascular physiology is the part that deals with the function of the heart and blood vessels. It comprises the study of the organs themselves, their function on the cellular level, and their function together with other parts of the body, primarily under normal conditions, but also as a background to understanding the pathogenesis of disease.

Job assignments

The duties of a senior lecturer in cardiovascular physiology comprise teaching and supervision on first-, second- and third-cycle study programmes, and research within the field. Teaching obligations include course leadership, course administration, and supervision of students on all levels. The job also entails participation in departmental duties such as administrative tasks, as well as staying updated on current developments in the field. Research obligations include actively pursuing external funding.


The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg's own employment agreement.

Entry requirements are a doctoral degree and demonstrated pedagogical skills, and the ability to teach in Swedish and English.


Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3-4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the University of Gothenburg's own employment agreement.

The basis of assessment is scientific expertise and pedagogic expertise alike. Administrative skills provide a useful qualification. Also the ability to collaborate will be weighed into the assessment.

The assessment of scientific expertise is primarily based on qualifications within the area of cardiovascular physiology. Importance is placed on e.g. publications within the subject area. Also the ability to obtain competitive research grants is significant.

In the assessment of pedagogical expertise emphasis is placed on demonstrated teaching skills, particularly within the subject area (preferably documented by e.g. excerpts from student questionnaires), as well as the ability to function as course coordinator and supervisor.


The employment is a full time permanent postion and is located at The Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology.

For further information:

Holger Nilsson, Biträdande sektionschef, +46 31-7863518,
Lars -Gunnar Pettersson, sektionschef +46 31-7863507,


Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:

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. Applications must follow the layout of the recommendations for the Sahlgrenska Academy for applications for teaching positions:

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the jobadvertisement, 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 note in particular that the following documents must accompany the application:
- PhD degree (in Swedish or English)
- A maximum of 10 selected scientific publications that the applicant want to refer to (in full text)
- Other certificates / degrees / diplomas proving the qualifications

Any documents that are not available in electronic format should be mailed in three copies to:
University of Gothenburg
The Sahlgrenska Academy
Box 400
405 30 Göteborg

The reference number of the application, PAR 2020/729, should be clearly stated when mailing complementary documents.

The application is to be written in English.

Closing date: 2020-08-31

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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