Researcher for a research project on the implementation and evaluation of the activity based office (70 %)


Anslås 2018-08-29
Nedtas 2018-09-20Dnr GIH 2018/277


Rektor har den 28 augusti 2018 beslutat att anställa Björg Helgadottir på en allmän visstidsanställning som projektforskare från och med 2018-08-27 till och med 2019-09-01.

Hur man överklagar

Den som vill överklaga beslutet om anställning av projektforskare vid Gymnastik och idrottshögskolan skall göra det skriftligt.

Överklagandet skall inlämnas till Registrator, GIH, Box 5626, 114 86 Stockholm. I skrivelsen skall anges vilket beslut som överklagas, vilken ändring som begärs och skälet till detta.

Överklagandet skall ha inkommit till GIH senast den 19 september 2018, d v s tre veckor efter det att beslutet anslagits på GIH:s anslagstavla, annars kan överklagandet inte prövas.

GIH sänder efter beredning överklagandet vidare till Överklagandenämnden för prövning.

Stockholm den 29 augusti 2018

Kimmy Tran Ho


Delges de sökande via GIH:s hemsida.


The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, GIH, is the oldest sport university in the World. The school is located next to Stockholm Stadium and is Sweden's leading centre of knowledge for sport, physical activity and health. We educate teachers in sport and health, trainers, health pedagogs, sport managers, sport experts and researchers. GIH conducts sport science research, often in close collaboration with other universities and societal partners both nationally and internationally. Today GIH has 140 employees and about 1000 students.

The GIH announces the position of

Researcher for a research project on the implementation and evaluation of the activity based office (70 %)

Description of the project

GIH received a large research grant to investigate how the activity based office can be implemented as well as to study the effects of this office type on physical activity, individual and organizational well being as well as performace. This three year project aims to increase our understanding of the effects of this new office type.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties include conducting advanced research on the implemenation and effects of the activity based office. You are going to work with the design of scientific studies, including data collection, in addition to supervising a research assistant, who is responsible for the data collection and administraiton. You will work independently on the development of study ideas that are with the scope of the project, analyse data as well as write scientific articles and present them at scientific conferences. Duties also include a close collaboration and keeping in touch with the participating organzations. It will also be part of your responsibility to establish effective routines related to research documentation, conduct administrative work related to research as well as work with applications for ethical approval of the studies related to this project. Under periods of the project, you will lead the project under supervision of the project leader.

Qualification requirements

Potential candidates shall have:

  • A PhD exam within the social social sciences, psychology, public health or corresponding areas.

Assessment criteria

For this employment the following assessment criteria apply:

  • Very great importance is attached to the scientific skills within the research areas of psychology, evaluation, implemenation or correpsonding areas
  • Very great importance is attached to the experience with statistical analysis for example logitudional, multilevel or diary studies
  • Very great importance is attached to good collaboration skills and personal suitability for this employement for example to being service mindet, having good analytic skills as well as being concerned about quality
  • Great importance is attached to publications and ciations in international scientific journals indexed in Web of Science
  • Great importance is attached to documented experience in applying and receiving research grants
  • Great importance is attached to good knowledge on methods for data collection
  • Importance is attached to documented skills to present research within the scientific community as well as to practitioners
  • Importance is attached to experience in project management
  • Importance is attached to experience of qualitativ methods and analysis
  • Importance is attached to good knowledge in English in speech and writing

Duration/Time of employment

The position is a temporary position with a duration of 12 months correspondint to 70% of fulltime. The beginning date needs to be agreed upon, however latest 1st of august 2018.


Salary is set on an individual basis.


Information concerning the appointment can be provided by the head of GIH Suzanne Lundvall, tel. 070-772 89 01 or project leader Anne Richter, tel. 0732 603063.

Union representatives are Anna Ekenberg (SACO), tel. 08-120 53 802

Marjan Pontén (OFR/ST), tel. 08-120 53 817

Application process

The application shall include the following documents in electronic format, more specifically PDF format:

  • A short explanation of the applicant's motivation for applying for the position
  • A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, past and current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)
  • A complete list of publications

GIH actively works for diversity and equality within all employment categories. We therefore encourage applicants with different backgrounds and experiences.

The application, identified with Dnr: GIH 2018/277 shall be sent to and must be at GIH at the latest on the 2018-06-25. The application shall be converted to one pdf file. Please follow the instructions for the application.