Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Strategic Research Programme in Cancer at KI, Cancer Research KI constitutes an overall umbrella organization with the task of representing cancer research at KI, which is a broad and geographically dispersed research area with research groups at most KI institutions

Your mission

Your role in the Cancer Research KI organisation is to aid in the missions of the programme by helping with a variety of tasks of the administration with a focus on communication, working closely with the research coordinator of Cancer Research KI.

The position offers a varied spectrum of tasks, including communication (web page, newsletters, social media, etc.), organizing and conducting events (meetings, workshops, conferences), assisting with administrative tasks as needed. You will be based at BioClinicum, but attend meetings at several sites around KI if needed.

Your profile

We are looking for an early career stage researcher at KI, perhaps in your first years after Ph.D., who would like to gain some valuable administrative and communication experience by working part-time 50%, (i.e., two and a half-day/ week at the office) for Cancer Research KI. You will work closely with the Cancer Research KI research coordinator, taking part in running the daily operations of the organization.

The research administrator would preferably have a Ph.D. in the biomedical field. It is also an advantage if he/she has work experience from academia and/or industry with similar tasks. Organizational and communication skills are highly important as well as an active attitude with an interest to engage in work to develop the communication for the program. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities such as communication and social skills and the ability to cooperate. Good written English skills are required and knowledge of Swedish (spoken/written) is needed.

What do we offer?

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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

The Strategic Research Programme in Cancer at KI, Cancer Research KI (https://ki.se/en/stratcan/cancer-research-ki ), active at the Department of Oncology and Pathology, constitutes an overall umbrella organization with the task of representing cancer research at KI, which is a broad and geographically dispersed research area with research groups at most KI institutions. Cancer Research KI is an initiative funded by the Swedish Research Council to strengthen and expand the already strong cancer research at Karolinska Institutet. Cancer Research KI works to increase contacts between cancer researchers from different disciplines, from basic tumour biology to clinical oncology. In addition, to increase cooperation with external actors such as other Universities (nationally and internationally), health care and industrial collaborators.

The position is a temporary employment for one year with possibility for extension.

Location: Solna

Cancer Research KI

Application

Welcome to apply at the latest 4th of March.

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

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-794/2021
Contact
  • Johanna Furuhjelm, 076 583 2992, johanna.furuhjelm@ki.se
Union representative
  • Helen Eriksson, OFR, 08-524 823 38
  • Andreas Lundqvist, SACO, 08-517 768 84
Published 12.Feb.2021
Last application date 04.Mar.2021 11:59 PM CET

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