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OPEN POSITIONS Researcher - Person-centred care

The centre for person centred care (GPCC) is an interdisciplinary research centre, established in January 2010, with the support of the Swedish government's strategic investment in healthcare research. Around 40 research project are currently in process involving person-centeredness in several long-term conditions and the organisation of care.

In order to strengthen the development of methodology, GPCC is searching for a Researcher for the development of person-centred measurement tools and indicators. The project is part of an international collaboration. The centre is located at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences at Sahlgrenska Academy, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Gothenburg.


You will be participating in a research project for the development, translation and psychometric evaluation of measurement and evaluation tools in relation to person-centre care, through the application of modern psychometric methods and theories of measurement,  as well as being involved in the research centre's seminars and collaborative work. No more than 20% of the position will concern non-research related tasks such as teaching, supervision and pedagogical development work.


A doctoral degree (PhD) and research experience in a relevant knowledgre area is required.

Experience from person-centred care measurement research, psychometrics (e.g. item response theory) and measurement tools is especially meritorious.

Scientific expertise has the greatest significance for the position. The main basis for the level of scientific expertise will primarily be based on the doctoral thesis and any other publications mentioned.  

Good oral and written skills in Swedish and English is a requirement. Personal characteristics such as collaboration skills, flexibility and being able to work and complete work tasks independently are also meritorious. The applicant’s personal characteristics concerning his/her ability to collaborate both internally and externally in order to complete the described tasks will be taken into consideration when assessing the his/her suitability for the position.  


The position is based on a temporary contract at 50-100% of fulltime for 24 months. You will be placed at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences. The starting date for the position will be set as agreed.

Contact information

Should you have any queries regarding the position, please contact:

Joakim Öhlén, Centre Director GPCC, +46 31 786 6098,

Helen Elden, Department manager, +46 31 786 6112,


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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. 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.

Closing date: August 7, 2019.


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.



The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 47 500 students and 6 400 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.

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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