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OPEN POSITIONS Senior Lecturer in Pulmonary medicine associated with position as specialist/consultant in Respiratory medicine at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

The COPD center was founded in 2015 and became clinically operative in the spring of 2016, with the purpose to strengthen the COPD care and related research within Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Region Västra Götaland. The department which provide specialist open care to patient with severe COPD has already been acknowledged nationally and internationally for its systematic and person centered inter-professional approach with integrated care plans.

Subject area

Pulmonary Medicine, with special focus on COPD care and clinical COPD with research   

Subject area description

Pulmonary Medicine, with special focus on COPD and COPD with comorbidities 

Job assignments

The position is a leading role in the department research and PhD education with focus on clinical research regarding COPD and COPD with comorbidities. The position includes teaching students and supplementary teaching of physicians and other health care professionals in Region Västra Götaland. Clinical service is included as well as administrative and management assignments. 


The qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 - 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.

PhD degree, demonstrated pedagogical skills and qualification as licensed physician, with special competence in Internal and Pulmonary Medicine.


First assessment criterion is scientific skills combined with clinical competence. Second assessment criterion is pedagogic and administrative skills. Leaderships potential is a desired and good ability to collaborate is important. International experience is a merit.


The employment is a full time, permanent employment and is located at The Institute of Medicine, Department of internal medicin and clinical nutrition.

First day of employment is by agreement.

For further information:

Hans Carlsten, Professor/chief physician, Head of Department
Phone: +4631-342 40 17, +46733-82 16 01

Regarding the clinical position please contact:                           
Anders Ullman, Head of COPD center
Phone: +46725- 57 56 56
E-mail: anders.ullman@vgregion.se


Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg: http://www.gu.se/english/about_the_university/job-opportunities/union-representatives

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 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 note in particular that the follosing documents must accompany the application:

- PhD degree (in Swedish or English)
- Qualification as licensed physician
- Qualification as specialist
- 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 2017/1531, should be clearly stated when mailing complementary documents.

The application is to be written in English.

Closing date: 2018-01-08


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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