Göteborg University
December 18, 2023
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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 researchers 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 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. The available employment is focused on detecting Alzheimer's disease brain changes in individuals with Down syndrome.


The research project is aimed at the development of improved biomarkers for tau, amyloid and other neurodegenerative pathologies in the brain. Improved diagnostic tools to detect Alzheimer's disease brain changes in individuals with Down's syndrome is a particular focus. Immunochemical and mass spectrometric methods will be used. We are looking for a colleague, that is highly motivated, scientifically independent and creative, as well as capable of 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 background of the applicant includes analytical chemistry, biochemistry, neurochemistry, or similar disciplines. Deep theoretical and practical knowledge of immunochemical and mass spectrometric measurement techniques is needed. The applicant should also have documented experience in publications of biomarker research in Down syndrome. 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.

Contact information for the post

If you have questions regarding the employment please contact Manager in charge Professor/Head of Department Henrik Zetterberg, phone: +46 768 672 647, e-mail: [email protected]

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


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Please enclose PhD certificate with the application.

Applications must be received by: 2023-12-18

Information for International Applicants

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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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