Karolinska Institutet, Dep. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) works within some of the key areas important to fulfilling the motto of Karolinska Institutet ´to improve human health´. We focus on research, development and education in the following areas: medical and healthcare education, informatics, management, ethics, and suicide prevention. LIME has about 150 employees and is located in new premises in Solna Campus. ki.se/lime

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

The department LIME is mainly focused on contributing to an in-depth knowledge formation in our main areas of pedagogy, informatics, management, ethics and statistics through research, postgraduate education and teaching.

The Unit of Medical Statistics (MedStat) is responsible for course activities in postgraduate education and for statistical consultation to researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Region Stockholm or other external actors. What characterizes our current and future employees is curiosity, high independence, and a good communicative ability. The unit has weekly statistician meetings where there is room for support and professional development.

Your mission

The position as a statistician at MedStat is divided between teaching and consulting assignments. In teaching, you collaborate with the other statisticians to lead, plan and develop the course content.The scope of the consultation period varies from advice/supervision to performing the statistical calculations and writing method part to scientific publication. As a consultant, you are included as the sole statistician in projects, which requires that you can independently solve problems and communicate with the researchers.

Your profile

We are looking for you with a master's degree in statistics or mathematical statistics, preferably with an applied focus, and have some work experience as a statistician.

You should have good knowledge of one, preferably several, statistical software (e.g. R, Statistica, SPSS, STATA and/or SAS). The position requires high communicative and pedagogical skills, as well as good knowledge of English as well as Swedish in both speech and writing.

  • Previous work experience of teaching at university level as well as previous work in statistical consulting are meritorious.
  • We would like you to have an interest in issues in medical science.
  • Doctoral degree (PhD) is meritorious.

To thrive as a statistician here at MedStat, we believe that you are accurate, flexible, independent and have good analytical skills. In addition, you should be communicative, have a good sense of service and enjoy working in team. When recruiting, we will give importance to your previous experiences as well as your personal qualities.

Are you interested in teaching and supervision in a varied and international work environment, where you get the opportunity to develop, try new pedagogical and statistical methods and to some extent get your own time for research? Then MedStat is the right place.

It is based on a combined overall assessment of the applicants' merits and skills that Karolinska Institutet assesses which of the applicants has the best conditions to contribute to a positive development of the business.


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

Read more about LIME.

Read more about MedStat.



Welcome to apply at the latest September 27th 2023.

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. 

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

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

Type of employment Permanent position – (starting with a temporary contract)
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-3415/2023
  • Senior forskare, Tanja Tomson, 08-52480173,tanja.tomson@ki.se
Union representative
  • Jayne Alfredsson, SACO, jayne.alfredsson@ki.se
  • Shahla Rostami, OFR, shahla.rostami@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 14.Sep.2023
Last application date 27.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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