Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Division of Biostatistics seeks a biostatistician for a new permanent position. The Division was established in 2010 at the Institute of Environmental Medicine and is responsible for the Biostatistics Core Facility at Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm County Council. The Division conducts cutting edge research within the areas of theoretical and methodological statistics, epidemiology, medicine, public health, among others. Institute of Environmental Medicine is a department at Karolinska Institutet and an interdisciplinary research institution within the broad field of environmental medicine. It also serves as a scientific advisor to public authorities within the area of environmental medicine.

Description of the position 

The Division of Biostatistics can offer an ideal environment for a new biostatistician to develop and grow professionally and personally. The new biostatistician will collaborate with researchers in the areas of epidemiology, toxicology, and clinical, molecular and genetic research, in

  • planning and designing of research studies
  • statistical analyses and programming
  • interpretation and dissemination of scientific results
  • teaching and seminars
  • data management in collaboration with database developers

In addition, the new biostatistician will have the opportunity to attend courses, participate in conferences and workshops, and be involved in the activities of the Division of Biostatistics.

Your profile

A degree in biostatistics, statistics, applied mathematics, or related field is expected. Knowledge of some statistical software (e.g., Stata, R, SAS) is required. Communication skills are important, as the positions will involve collaborating with non-statistical researchers. Ability to work on multiple tasks is necessary. Interest in professional development in biostatistics is strongly appreciated. Previous experience in research or consulting in some public-health-related area is desirable but not required.

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: Institute of environmental medicine, 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. 

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
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2124/2024
  • Matteo Bottai,
Union representative
  • Anne Boström, SEKO , 08-52487579,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR , 08-52487419,
  • Anda Gliga, Nanna Fyhrquist, Saco-S,,
Published 22.May.2024
Last application date 12.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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