Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Your mission

As an applied member of a biostatistics methods research group, you will work on research projects in a wide range of applications. Your main tasks are to:

  • Aid in carrying out the applied projects that the research members of the group are involved with. This involves help in planning, design, and analysis of studies, as well as interpretation and presentation of results in scientific articles.
  • Aid in the programming of simulation studies in methods works.
  • Participate in teaching, subject to requirements, and interests.

This position can to some extent be adapted to your competence, experience, and interests. There are also possibilities for pursuing your own research in biostatistics as part of your employment. The position will be in the research group of Associate Professor Erin Gabriel. Her group’s work focuses on advancing statistical methods in causal inference, machine learning and clinical trial design and on applied work in infectious disease. This is an opportunity to become a valuable member of a group that is advancing statistical methods, learn on the job and advance your knowledge of biostatistics. Please visit for more information.

Your profile

You must have:

  • A master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics or mathematical statistics, and at least five years of experience in applied biostatistics or a Ph.D. in biostatistics.
  • Demonstrated outstanding expertise in R, including having coded a method from scratch.
  • Excellent communication skills and good command of spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated collaborative ability with non-statisticians

Additional merits:

  • Co-authorship of applied medical/epi or basic science publications
  • Demonstrated experience in HIV or other infectious disease research
  • Demonstrated experience with high dimensional biomarker research
  • Some experience in SAS and Stata

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna


Welcome to apply at the latest 18th of August.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-3250/2020
  • Erin Gabriel,
  • Sofia Anderberg, HR partner, sofia.anderberg@ki,se
Union representative
  • Gunnel Brolin, OFR,
  • Ann Almqvist, SACO,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
Published 21.Jul.2020
Last application date 31.Aug.2020 11:59 PM CEST

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