Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik

The Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (MEB) is among the largest departments of epidemiology in Europe with special focus on increasing our knowledge of the aetiology of different diseases. Our department consists of researchers, doctoral students, biostatisticians, data collectors and database administrators as well as administrative personnel, in total some 250 staff. The department is situated at campus Solna. Further information can be found at ki.se/meb

One of the major focuses of the research group is on epidemiology and etiology of upper gastrointestinal cancers. The group has several finished and ongoing epidemiological studies in which questionnaire data and biosamples were/are collected. The group has also a molecular epidemiology laboratory with a focus on microbiome and health, as well as tumor mutation profiling.

The postdoctoral researcher will be mainly involved in a project supported by European Research Council Consolidator Grant, with a focus on stomach cancer etiology and prevention. The postdoctoral researcher will be responsible for bioinformatic and biostatistical data analyses, report of results, and drafting of manuscript. It is also expected from the candidate to interact closely with other members in the group, as well as to help on supervision of students.

Entry requirements
The successful candidate is expected to have a PhD degree on biomedicine, with experiences in data analysis in microbe whole genome and metagenome.

A person is eligible for a position as Postdoctoral Researcher if he or she has obtained a PhD no more than seven years before the last date of employment as postdoc. The term can be extended under special circumstances.

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

  1. A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  2. A complete list of publications
  3. A summary of current work (no more than one page)
  4. Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances

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

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 2-4652/2017
  • Lina Werner, HR-officer, Email: lina.werner@ki.se
  • Weimin Ye, Professor, Email: weimin.ye@ki.se
Union representative
  • Ann Almqvist, OFR, 08-524 861 99
  • Ulrika Zagai, SACO, 08--524 871 84, ulrika.zagai@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 17.Oct.2017
Last application date 14.Nov.2017 11:59 PM CET

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