Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The position will be situated in the predictive medicine group. Duties include activities in on-going projects in the area of cancer histopathology image data analysis. Duties will also cross ongoing Parkinson's disorder projects including register based studies of medication use and PD, risk of undesirable outcomes among PD patients. 

Your mission

  • Data handling, quality control, and file preparation.
  • Image analysis.
  • Register linkage.
  • Statistical analyses.
  • Preparing drafts of manuscripts. 

Your profile

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent.


  • Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computational biology, biology or similar subject.
  • Prior experience analyzing medical image data using deep-learning-based models is required.
  • Prior experience analyzing register based, health care data is highly desired.
  • Fluent English is required.

Good team player with interpersonal skills, considerate manner with colleagues, organized, efficient, flexible in dealing with unpredictability and changes. The position is for 6 months with possibility of extension.  

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. 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 a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna


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

  • A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

Welcome to apply at the latest 2019-12-06

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

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

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 2-5697/2019
  • Sara Tiste, 08-524 822 84
  • Mattias Rantalainen, 08-52480000
Union representative
  • Ulrika Zagai, SACO, 08--524 871 84,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
Published 15.Nov.2019
Last application date 06.Dec.2019 11:59 PM CET

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