Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology

Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Sahlgrenska Academy,University of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden

The department of pharmacology is part of the institute of neuroscience and physiology. Approximately 40 individuals work at the department, seven of them holding full-time teaching positions. The department conducts teaching at a basic and advanced level within most educational programs at the Sahlgrenska academy. Teaching can be given in either Swedish or English. The research at the department encompasses several areas of research, all of which are in the close vicinity of pharmacology. For more information on the teaching and research carried out at the department please visit https://neurophys.gu.se/sektioner/farmakologi

Subject area

Pharmacology

Subject area description

The subject of pharmacology encompasses all knowledge of medically used drugs. This includes general and specific pharmacology, the usage of drugs in all medical fields, pharmacodynamic effects of drugs, pharmacotherapy, mechanisms of action of drugs and more.

Job assignments

The work tasks include to actively conduct research in the field of pharmacology or a field in the close vicinity. It is expected of the candidate to be able to obtain external grants.

The candidate of the position is expected to teach at a basic and advanced level at all educational programs within the Sahlgrenska academy in which pharmacology is taught. Further, it is also expected of the candidate to be able to teach PhD courses.

Additionally, the employment includes to teach PhD students by acting as a supervisor and to take part in administrative tasks that are mutually distributed within the department, such as acting as a course leader. Also to participate in administrative tasks that are mutually distributed within the institute and faculty. 

The candidate is expected to accept tasks that include leadership. These tasks can be either at the department, institute or faculty level.

Eligibility

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

PhD in relevant subject area, with demonstrated teaching skills.

Assessment

Regulations for the evaluation of qualifications for academic positions are given in Chapter 4, Section 3 – 4 of the Higher Education Ordinance.

For evaluation, teaching and research proficiency is considered first, both to the same extent. Second, administrative proficiency is considered. Third, assignments that are commissions of trust and/or which require leadership skills and/or shown ability to cooperate are considered.

Employment

The employment is a full time permanent position and is located at the Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology.

For further information:

Michael Winder, PhD. michael.winder@pharm.gu.se tel +46 (0)31 786 3477 
Elias Eriksson, professor. elias.eriksson@neuro.gu.se tel +46 (0)31 786 3430 

Unions

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 following documents must accompany the application:

- PhD degree (in Swedish or English)
- Demonstrated teaching skills

Any documents that are not available in electronic format should be mailed in three copies, with reference number 
PAR 2018/1739 to:

University of Gothenburg
The Sahlgrenska Academy
HR department 
Box 400
SE 405 30 Göteborg
SWEDEN

Closing date:

2019-02-28

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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