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Become one of us at Sahlgrenska Academy

Are you looking for a position as a PhD student or as a postdoc that will advance your research skills, broaden your network, and enhance your career prospects? If so, you should consider applying at Sahlgrenska Academy, the medical faculty at the University of Gothenburg.

Sahlgrenska Academy is one of the leading medical faculties in Sweden and Europe, with cutting-edge research and education in medicine, dentistry, and health sciences.

At Sahlgrenska Academy you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Conduct high-quality research in a stimulating and supportive environment, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. 

  • Collaborate with internationally renowned researchers and healthcare professionals who are experts in their fields and passionate about their work. 

  • Participate in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research projects involving partners from academia, the biotech industry, health care, and society. 

  • Develop professional and personal skills through tailored training programs, mentoring schemes, and career guidance. 

  • Enjoy the benefits of living and working in Gothenburg, one of the greenest cities in Europe. Also, it is a vibrant city that offers a rich cultural and social life.

Sahlgrenska Academy welcomes applications from talented and motivated doctoral students and postdocs worldwide who share our vision of making a difference in people’s health. If you are interested in joining us, please contact us to learn more about our current position opportunities and how to apply. 

Follow our researchers

See what Miriam and Pol say about different aspects of living in Sweden and Gothenburg as a young researcher at Sahlgrenska Academy.

Navigate to video: Miriam wanted a challenge and chose Sahlgrenska Academy
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Miriam wanted a challenge and chose Sahlgrenska Academy
Navigate to video: Pol can combine family life with outstanding research
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Pol can combine family life with outstanding research

Insight into Sahlgrenska Academy's activities

Take a look at Sahlgrenska Academy's online staff news, Or follow us on LinkedIn where we share research news and open post-doctoral positions.