Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

The Department of Women’s and Children’s Health is divided in ten units with different scientific profiles, and is also strongly involved in education, including several different programs. The Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet (KIND) is a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and Region Stockholm ( KIND is a competence center for research, development and education, focusing primarily on neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism Spectrum Conditions and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Your mission

We are seeking a highly motivated person for a part-time position as a research assistant in order to help with research projects on perception in autism and synesthesia in twins. The main duty is helping with data acquisition, including both behavioral testing and MR data acquisition (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). The position further includes helping with recruitment, bookings, data entry and storage and research documentation. We offer possibilities for development, including conducting analyses on research data acquired within the projects.

The position is part time, at least 30%, with possibilities to increase up to 60% based on an agreement between employee and line manager. The working hours can occasionally exceed 17.00 on the days of data acquisition.

Your profile

We are looking for a highly responsible research assistant with enthusiasm for research in neurodevelopmental disorders and a strong motivation for interacting with participants. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, ideally in either neuroscience, psychology, psychiatry, cognitive sciences or linguistics. Either good English or good Swedish skills and enthusiasm for the research topic are requirements.

Having a master’s degree within one the above mentioned areas, being fluent in both English and Swedish and previous research experience are highly meriting. Further, good knowledge of regression analyses, statistics software (ideally R), use of brain imaging software, experience in working with study participants, and previous research experience in the areas of autism, synesthesia, twin design or perception research are also highly meriting.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. 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 also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

Location: Solna

Learn more about KIND here

Learn more about the the department of Women’s and Children’s Health here



Welcome to apply. 

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

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Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment August 2022
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 30-60%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2395/2022
  • Janina Neufeldt, Team leader,
  • Johanna Ahlström, HR-Partner, 08-52482397
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • John Inge Johnsen , SACO,
  • Shahla Rostami, OFR, 0790792477
Published 07.Jun.2022
Last application date 26.Jun.2022 11:59 PM CEST
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