Ref PAR 2023/964

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 Clinical Sciences is one of six Institutes within Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg. We conduct research and education that puts people’s health and quality of life in focus. We represent 16 different research areas and are divided into four sections. Through a fruitful collaboration with the healthcare and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, we have developed joint projects and meeting places that benefits both health care and research. The Institute represents fifteen different research areas engaged in research and education at the University of Gothenburg. The employment is in the Department of Pediatrics, within the Institute of Clinical Sciences.


The main task is recruitment of research participants; MRI scanning of the brain and data analysis of fMRI data. 


Doctoral degree (PhD) in medical sciences. Good knowledge in neuroscience and data analysis of MRI data of the brain. Excellent knowledge in FreeSurfer, FSL and R. Knowledge in endocrinology and inborn errors of metabolism. 


The employment is limited (temporary) for 3 months, 100 % of full-time and is placed at Department of Pediatrics at Institute of Clinical Sciences. Starting date: October.  

Contact information for the post 

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Svetlana Lajic Näreskog; E-mail:


Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg can be found here:  


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. 

Applications must be received by: 2023-09-15

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.

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