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Work at University of Gävle

University of Gävle is a higher education institution that strives to take an active part in the development of society and in shaping our common future. In collaborations with the surrounding society, we focus on solutions to societal challenges in our education and research. We want to be the first choice for students, for members of staff as well as for our partners.

The University offers circa 60 study programmes and 370 freestanding courses in the fields of the humanities, health care and medicine, social and natural sciences and technology. University of Gävle is one of the most popular university colleges in Sweden (applicants per place). Around 17 000 students study here.

Around 750 people work with us. We have an academic staff of 500, while 200 people work in the administration.

Whatever our work tasks, we are united in our two-fold ambition to support and guide our students during their study times and in our effort to ensure that the University’s research benefits society.

We are proud of our workplace, as we have the privilege to make a difference. Maybe University of Gävle is the workplace for you?

Current vacancies

Here, current vacancies are announced. Some of our position announcements are available in English, see below. All position announcements are published on the Swedish website.

Information and support for applicants

A probationary period may be applied.

Description of enclosed file (associate senior lecturer, senior lecturer and professor)


If you have general questions regarding employment at University of Gävle, please contact department of HR: hr-specialister@hig.se

Questions regarding a specific position

If you have questions regarding a specific position, see contact details in the position announcement.

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2023-06-12
Högskolan i Gävle
Box 801 76 GÄVLE
026-64 85 00 (växel)