Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

We welcome applications for a post doc position in the research group headed by Dr. Terje Falck-Ytter, Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Karolinska Institutet. This position is tied to the BABYTWINS study. 

Your mission

The successful candidate will be responsible for preprocessing eye tracking data from the study and conducting analyses (including behavioural genetics analyses) for publication in peer reviewed journals, in collaboration with the project team.

Your profile

Applicants are required to have a PHD and a strong quantitative research background. The candidate must have experience with research in developmental psychology and must have strong computational programming skills. The candidate must have high competence in eye tracking data analysis and handling of large data sets of various types (preprocessing, analysis). Formal training in behavioural genetics is a requirement. Excellent oral and written English language skills are also required. Publications in high quality scientific journals is a strong merit.

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)

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 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1505/2020
  • Johanna Ahlström, HR-officer, 08-524 823 97
  • Terje Falck-Ytter, Research group leader, +46 (0)704581475
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Bodil Moberg , OFR, 08-524 836 01
Published 23.Mar.2020
Last application date 02.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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