Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The main goal of the research at the Unit of Integrative Epidemiology is to improve the understanding of the causes and consequences of ill health and disease, with a focus on neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric disorders, and cancer. We strive for multidisciplinary approaches in epidemiologic research and integrate different scientific tools when addressing specific research questions. The Unit seeks an enthusiastic research assistant to a one year temporary position. 

Your mission

The successful candidate will support and participate in research projects conducted within the unit, with a focus on research into Covid-19 and mental health. The main tasks will involve data management/data cleaning, statistical analyses, in addition to research-related administrative tasks. We are looking for someone who feels comfortable in a supporting role.

The ability to work in a highly interdisciplinary and international environment, and to engage in continuous professional development is a must.

Your profile

The successful applicant is expected to have:

  • Formal training in epidemiology or public health
  • Advanced data management skills using STATA or R
  • Experience and interest in statistical analysis and reporting of research findings
  • Experience of undertaking literature searches and scoping reviews
  • Interest in working in an international research group
  • Excellence in written and verbal communication in English (C2 level)
  • Previous experience as a research assistant is preferred
  • Good organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills are highly valuable 

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



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. 

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 Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-3522/2022
  • Fang Fang, professor ,
Union representative
  • Anne Boström, SEKO , 08-52487579,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR , 08-52487419,
  • Anda Gliga Saco-S,
Published 09.Sep.2022
Last application date 23.Sep.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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