Postdoc position in Digital Health

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Information about the research and the project:
This post doc position is is part of the development of a new research track related to digital health. The division of Signal Processing and Biomedical Engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, is recruiting a qualified candidate for a post doc position.

The project consists in investigating digital health, care pathways and their integation to the data and newest technologies e.g. including but not limited to the area of stroke triage, diagnostics, prevention, rehabilitation and emergency care. The scientific research is expected to contribute to the research related to the data intensive digital health and preventive & personalized healthcare in interdiciplinary research environment as well as company and hospital ecosystems. You are therefore expected to communicate with companies,  clinical experts and patients.

In this role you will join a research group that provides a stimulating, pleasant and flexible work environment for developing research and teaching, and you will participate supervising PhD students. At the Department of Electrical Engineering we value all our co-workers and we know that a variety of personalities and experiences makes the most creative workplaces. We therefore encourage applicants with any genders, backgrounds and abilities.

Our overall ambition is to contribute to a sustainable future and co-create meaningful technologies that helps to decrease costs of society and to decrease mortality as well as improve quality of life of patients.  The department is a dynamic and international work environment with about 200 employees from more than 20 countries. We collaborate closely with both national and international academia, industry and medical researchers.

The work of post doc will contribute to the development and coordination of international projects of high quality, such as projects on the Horizon Europe, ITEA, and Swedish national projects. The research work is focused on digital health (e.g. web/mobile based interventions/innovations and tele rehabilitation related but limited to neurology and other lifestyle diseases and their prevention).

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg. At Chalmers we seek to establish a good work/life balance. We want to provide you with themeans to pick the best path possible in your pursuit of making a difference. Our ambitions in this area are reflected in the generous annual leave agreement, but also in many other areas, such as Chalmers’ favourable arrangements for you as a parent. As an employer Chalmers actively strives towards providing equal opportunities for any gender.

Major responsibilities
Your major responsibilities as post doc is to pursue your own research in the area of digital health. You are expected to collaborate with ecosystems of interdiciplinary research networks, companies, clincial specialists and patients in order to develop your own scientific concepts and communicate the results of your research verbally and in writing, both in English (and Swedish). You must contribute to the applying research funding and project coordination

Position summary:
Full-time temporary employment. The position is limited to a maximum of two years (1+1).

To qualify as a post doctoral researcher, you must have a PhD degree in a relevant field: the degree should generally not be older than three years. You are expected to be somewhat accustomed to teaching, and to demonstrate good potential within research and education.The position requires sound verbal and written communication skills in English. If Swedish is not your native language, you are encouraged to learn it during your employement. Chalmers offers Swedish courses.

Chalmers continuously strives to be an attractive employer. Equality and diversity are substantial foundations in all activities at Chalmers.

Our offer to you:

Chalmers offers a cultivating and inspiring working environment in the dynamic city of Gothenburg
Read more about working at Chalmers and our benefits for employees.

Application procedure:
The application should be marked with Ref 20200606 and written in English. The application should be sent electronically and be attached as pdf-files, as below:

CV: (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including:
• CV, include complete list of publications
• Previous teaching and pedagogical experiences
• Two references that we can contact.

Personal letter: (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number)
1-3 pages where you:• Introduce yourself• Describe your previous research fields and main research results• Describe your future goals and future research focus

Other documents:
• Attested copies of completed education, grades and other certificates.

Please use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form. The files may be compressed (zipped).

Application deadline: 31 January, 2021

For questions, please contact:
Minna Pikkarainen, Sabine Reinfeldt,


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