Associate researcher

Associate researcher

Arbetsbeskrivning

The University of Gothenburg tackles society’s challenges with diverse knowledge. 49 000 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.

The Institute of Clinical Sciences is one of six Institutes within Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of
Gothenburg. We conduct research and education that puts people's health and quality of life in focus. We represent 16 disciplines. Through a fruitful collaboration with the healthcare and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, we have developed joint projects and meeting places that benefits both health care and research.

The Center for Bionics and Pain Research is formed as an interdisciplinary collaboration between the University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and Chalmers University of Technology, aimed at developing and clinically implement novel technologies to restore sensorimotor function and relieve pain due to sensorimotor impairment. This position will be hosted at the University of Gothenburg, Department of Orthopaedics, a part of this new center.

Job assignments
The position contains experimental design and implementation. The assignment includes analysis, publication of experimental results, technology development, verification, and implementation. The position is a multi-disciplinary collaboration with national and international collaborators in engineering and medicine.

Qualifications
To qualify as an associate researcher the applicant should hold a bachelor's degree in a subject relevant to the project. Furthermore, hands on experience with gait analysis of normal population and lower limb amputees (plus analysis of kinematic and kinetic gait data) is required. It would be advantageous to have experience in human clinical trials in this field and working knowledge of osseointegrated (bone anchored) implants. Multidisciplined applicants will be favored; experience with clinical teams as well as engineering and manufacturing will be considered a bonus. It is understood that the applicant has good general communication skills in English (both orally and in writing).

Employment
The employment is limited (temporary) for 12 months, 100 % of full-time and is placed at the Department of Orthopaedics at Institute of Clinical Sciences. Starting date; 2021-01-15 

For further information regarding the position
If you have questions regarding the position please contact associate professor Max Ortiz Catalan; phone; +46 (0)70846106 or e-mail; maxo@chalmers.se or Professor/Department Chair Ola Rolfson; e-mail: ola.rolfson@gu.se, phone; +46 705 226386

Unions
Union representatives at the University of Gothenburg:
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Information for International Applicants
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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. The applicant is asked to provide a cover letter describing why the position has been applied for, future research plans and qualifications in relation to the advertised position, a detailed CV. 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: 2020-12-21

 

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.

 


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.

Sammanfattning

  • Arbetsplats: Göteborgs universitet
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 9 december 2020
  • Ansök senast: 21 december 2020

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