Specialist Doctor in Pathological Anatomy

Live your Nordic dream!

Would you like to work in a world-class hospital  as a Pathologist?  Sahlgrenska University Hospital is one of Sweden’s largest hospitals, improving healthcare through the application of strong innovation and clinic research in close and broad cooperation with academia, industry and patients.

Join a team of doctors at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, with your base placement in Borås at Southern Älvsborg Hospital (SÄS). In Borås, you'll experience quick decision-making processes, a high level of expertise, and the opportunity to combine a wide range of diagnostic skills in pathology with potential subspecialization. As a pathologist, you'll be part of a team of over 60 colleagues in the region. Currently, in Borås, there are 5 specialized senior pathologists, two doctors in specialty training, and a section chief who is also a pathologist.

The position focuses on general pathology. However, if you already have a subspecialization or are interested in acquiring one, the hospital will find suitable arrangements. The employer's aim is to build upon the high-quality diagnostics conducted in collaboration with a well-functioning laboratory in Borås and other colleagues in the region, giving you significant opportunities to influence the operations here.

The hospital forms one of the leading pathology organizations in Sweden. The team consists of highly knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated professionals. Within the organization, they cover general pathology and all subspecialties, including cutting-edge molecular pathology. They are committed to providing excellent opportunities for continuous professional development.

This is a close-knit team eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome you as a colleague in Sweden! 

Positions are open for Pathologists with:

-Specialist competence in clinical pathology

The Offer:

  • Language training with financial support before you relocate.

  • A permanent position with 40 hours per week working time

  • A monthly salary, with the basic monthly salary starting from 73 000 SEK (approx. 6 300€) gross. The final salary level will be determined individually based on your skills and work experience and granted once you have a license to work as a doctor in your area of specialty.

  • Compensation for inconvenient working hours (evenings, weekends, nights, holidays & overtime) which are paid on top of the basic monthly salary

  • Education and development possibilities through an individual competence development plan, e.g. subspecialization, research, management
    Induction to your new tasks and responsibilities when you start working

  • Home finding & relocation assistance

  • Social activities through the year

  • Wellness benefits

  • Free primary care

... and more

To work at the hospital means:

  • Continuous development and improvement is an important objective in order to ensure the highest standards of quality.  As one of Sweden’s largest university hospitals, it means that the hospital is in close proximity to all areas of education and research at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

  •  you have highly skilled multidisciplinary team of professionals as colleagues. 

  •  you will have an opportunity to see the healthcare of the future through world-class cutting edge research.

We expect you to have:

A license to practice your profession within the field of medicine as a specialized doctor, and this license to be granted to you by European Union country officials.

You to commit to the free-of-charge language training provided in your home country with a goal to reach a minimum of B2 level of the target language (Swedish) at the end of the training. You will continue to reach the language level C1 after your arrived into Sweden.


Moving to a new country is a big step and we are committed to making sure that your journey is as simple and smooth as possible. We will support you from the very beginning until you have settled into your new home, country and job.

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