Karolinska Institutet, kvinnors och barns hälsa

The Department is organized in 10 divisions: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Surgery, Neuropediatrics, Pediatric Oncology, Neonatology, Reproductive Endocrinology, Neuropsychiatry (KIND), Reproductive and Perinatal Health. The divisions have separate scientific profiles and vary in size and have several research groups, dealing with both basic and clinical science.

Division
The areas of research in the Division of Obetstrics and Gynecology includes the research conducted by the research group at the WHO collaborating centre for Research and Research Training in Human Reproduction. One of the main areas for the group is the development of safe abortion methods, contraceptive methods and implementation of comprehensive abortion care in a Global Health perspective.

Duties 
The project relevant to this postdoctoral position aims to research and develop new models of care for safe abortion and contraception with a focus on women in low-resource settings and/or with restricted access to safe abortion. The applicant should be a certified obstetrician/gynaecologist or midwife. The applicant should have experience of independently performed research and policy work as well as development of research projects and applications for research grants, including study design and study procedures within the research field described above. The applicant should further have experience in clinical work and research in, or relevant to, low-resource settings. The applicant should have skills in epidemiological research and have computer programming skills in STATA, SAS and SPSS. The applicant should be independent but able to work well in a team. Language competency in Spanish, Portuguese or Swahili is an asset.

Entry requirements
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence.

Application process
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

  1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-2148/2019
Contact
  • Kristina Gemzell Danielsson / Professor, 0851779539
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Bodil Moberg, OFR, bodil.moberg@ki.se
  • John Inge Johnsen, SACO, 0851777515
Published 04.Apr.2019
Last application date 22.Apr.2019 11:59 PM CET

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