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JOB: Postdoctoral researcher at Karolinska Institutet
jueves, 06 septiembre 2018

A postdoctoral researcher position is available at Karolinska Institutet for graduates in biostatistics or statistics with an interest in novel epidemiological designs and strong competence in the use of statistical software to develop software tools (Stata, R) for epidemiologists.
Link to the announcement where the online recruitment systems application can be found. https://ki.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:223517/

Postdoctoral Researcher in biostatistics
Karolinska Institutet, MEB
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

Division
The position is in the biostatistics group. The primary activities of the biostatistics group include (i) own research in design and analysis of population-based studies, genetic epidemiology and molecular epidemiology, (ii) collaboration with medical researchers, and (iii) biostatistics teaching both at undergraduate and graduate levels.

Duties
The position would suit applicants interested in developing a career in the intersection of biostatistics and epidemiology, in particular those with a commitment to promoting the adoption of new/improved statistical methods by the epidemiology research community.
The methodological work will be conducted in parallel with various applications in disease epidemiology, using real world data from national registers and publicly-available datasets.

Entry requirements
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate in biostatistics or statistics no more than three years before the last date of application, the term can be extended under special circumstances. The candidate must have interest in developing novel designs for epidemiological/clinical studies and a strong competence in the use of statistical software and the development of software tools for epidemiologists in Stata and R.
The applicant should be able to work closely with researchers from different disciplines, be willing to acquire the necessary medical, biological and epidemiological knowledge, and have good communication and writing skills.

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

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country's broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine. Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published.
Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone.
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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Fall 2018
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours Full time
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4526/2018
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Published 30.Aug.2018
Last application date 08.Sep.2018 11:59 PM CET

On behalf of the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Marie Jansson | Research administrator & Registrar at MEB
MEB | Karolinska Institutet
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