Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Would you like to contribute to improve health for women and their infants? If so, join our research group in reproductive epidemiology which consists of researchers, postdocs and PhD-students conducting studies related to pregnancy, delivery and the neonatal period using national population-based health and quality registers. We are an expanding and exciting group with clinical researchers who will provide you with a welcoming workplace with inspiring epidemiological assignments for improvement of maternal and infant health

Your mission

The successful applicant is expected to take part both in scientific and more practical activities such as literature review, and assisting with ethic committee applications, which are related to conductance of the projects within reproductive epidemiology. In particular, the applicant is expected to be involved in the ongoing studies on maternal chronic illness during pregnancy and offspring outcome.

Your profile

Education:  The successful applicant should have a MSc in epidemiology. A background in the medical sciences is essential.

Skills: The applicant should have

  • Extensive knowledge in statistical programming to perform data management and statistical analysis using SAS, STATA, R or equivalent software (essential).
  • Experience with systematic review in the medical field (essential).
  • Knowledge of reproductive, maternal and perinatal health (desirable).
  • Strong presentation skills (desirable).

Language skills: Expert knowledge in both written and spoken scientific English is essential   

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 position is located within the Department of Medicine, Solna. The department consists of twelve divisions and each division consists of several research groups. The position is located within the research group of reproductive epidemiology which is a young and rapidly growing group at the Clinical Epidemiology Division and includes 30 professionals, including researchers, postdocs and PhD-students. Our research focuses on risk factors and interventions during pregnancy, childbirth and the neonatal period as well as outcomes for mother and infant. We have a strong collaboration with clinical departments, including paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology and other national and international research groups as well as other organizations like the World Health Organisation (WHO). The group has extensive experience in research in perinatal outcomes using advanced methods in biostatistics and clinical epidemiology. Please see the research group’s homepage at Karolinska Institutet for more information on our research (

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The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

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
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2809/2021
  • Neda Razaz ,
Union representative
  • Bruna Gigante, SACO,
  • Afsar Rahbar OFR,
  • Louisa Cheung, SACO,
Published 08.Jun.2021
Last application date 22.Jun.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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