Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

Within our research group, EPICCS, you will find a unique opportunity to work closely together with experts in psychiatric diseases, alcohol and drugs, investigation of the effects of preventive measures, and analyses of disease burden. We offer an engaging and international research environment where you may contribute to research that is mainly based on national registers and databases.

Your mission

We are looking for you who want to work with data collection of policy documents and analysis of large registers for comparative studies on inequality in public health and evaluation of policy. The work takes place mainly within the framework of the Global Burden of Disease study (GBD).

The tasks include:

  • Compile and analyze data on inequality in disease burden and risk factors according to model from the GBD study
  • Collect and compile policy data over time
  • Contact international authorities, organizations and researchers for data collection and analysis of disease burden, risk factors and policy changes.

Your profile

The applicant must have a master's degree in public health science or equivalent. The applicant must have documented experience of policy analysis from an international context as well as very good experience of analyzing and compiling large amounts of data. Merit is experience of collaboration with international actors in global health, work with SDG indicators, and analyzes within the GBD study.

The person we are looking for should be strongly engaged in global public health, must have good collaboration and communication skills, very good ability to express themselves in speech and writing in English, and a documented habit of handling statistics programs (SAS, STATA or Python).

What do we offer?

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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna

Read more about the Department of Global Public Health (GPH)

Read more about EPICSS research group


Welcome to apply at the latest 2020-11-06.

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 3-6 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-4530/2020
  • Emilie Agardh,
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Saco styrelse,
Published 23.Oct.2020
Last application date 06.Nov.2020 11:59 PM CET

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