Postdoctor in Neurochemistry


University of Gothenburg


Gothenburg, Sweden

Principal Investigator

Johan Gobom



The position is focused on the development and validation of novel biofluid-based biomarkers for neurodegenerative diseases through mass spectrometric and immunochemical analysis, with specific focus on standardization of measurement of neurofilament light polypeptide (NfL). The successful applicant will also supervise master's and Ph.D. students, participate in conferences, apply for research grants, teach in Ph.D. student courses, and similar activities. We are looking for a colleague who is highly motivated, scientifically independent, and creative, as well as capable of and interested in contributing to an interdisciplinary team environment.


The eligibility criteria for employing teaching staff are set out in Chapter 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance and in the Appointment Procedure for Teaching Posts at the University of Gothenburg.

To be eligible for appointment as a postdoc, the applicant is required to have a doctoral degree, a doctoral degree in art, or a foreign degree that is deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree. This eligibility requirement must be met before the employment decision is made.

In the first instance, those who have completed their degree no more than three years prior to the end of the application period shall be considered.

Those who have completed their degree more than three years prior to the end of the application period may also be considered in the first instance if special grounds exist. Special grounds relate to leave of absence due to illness, parental leave, commissions of trust within union organisations, service within the defense services.

The applicant should hold a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, neuroscience, medical research, biomedical technology or similar.