Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Aging Research Center (ARC)is one of the divisions at the Department of NVS. ARC conducts research in psychology, sociology, and various branches of medicine (e.g., neurology, epidemiology, psychiatry, and geriatrics). Senior researchers, postdocs, doctoral students, and guest researchers are all represented at ARC. Unique resources ‒ such as several large prospective studies, nationwide research registries, record linkage capabilities, and access to clinical and biological data ‒ are available at the center.

Your mission

We are looking for you who are interested in studying the complexity of aging and age-related disorders, including dementia. In this position as research assistant you will be assisting researchers at the Aging Research Center (ARC) and will be part of the data collection activities in the Swedish National study of aging and care in Kungsholmen (SNAC-K). We are looking for a highly motivated research assistant  that will be working under the main supervision of Professor Laura Fratiglioni within the research area of geriatric epidemiology, with special focus on clinical aspects.
The successful candidate is expected to play a critical role in the data collection and data cleaning. The candidate will be also involved in basic scientific activities such data analysis and data report.

Your profile

The successful candidate is expected (1) to have a medical degree with clinical experience in Geriatrics; (2) to have good communication skills and ability to interact effectively and productively with other researchers in the team; (3) to demonstrate the proficiency in English language; (4) to demonstrate proficiency in Swedish language.

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. The position is designed for 6 months, with possibility of extension.

Location: Solna


Welcome to apply at the latest February 21, 2020.
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 Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours Full time
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-577/2020
  • Laura Fratiglioni, professor,
  • Maria Axelsson, HR officer,
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Taher Darreh- Shori, SACO, 08-52483529
Published 31.Jan.2020
Last application date 21.Feb.2020 11:59 PM CET

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