Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Are you interested in the genetic basic of musical skills? Please join our team to explore the genetic architecture of different music related traits and their relationships.

Your mission

You will join our lab as a part-time research assistant. You will handle large genetically informative data and conduct advanced structural equation and univariate and bivariate twin modelling using the OpenMX package in R. The proposed research will inform gene-finding approached about which music-related measures can best be combined across different cohorts.

Your profile

Required: Background in psychological or biological sciences with advanced statistical knowledge and excellent coding skills in R as well as experience in twin modelling and the OpenMx package in R.  Additional knowledge in the field of music genetics is desired.

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: Department of Neuroscience in Solna.
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Welcome to apply at the latest (2023-06-15).

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. 

The employment is a special fixed time based employment from 19th of June to 30th of September.

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

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment 2023-06-19
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 50%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2294/2023
  • Miriam Mosing,
Union representative
  • Magnus Anå, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
Published 31.May.2023
Last application date 14.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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