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

The Swedish Twin Registry (STR) has a history since more than 50 years at Karolinska Institutet. The mission is to provide a world-class longitudinal research resource for epidemiological and molecular studies of twins. It is presently run as a core facility and receives funding from Karolinska Institutet and the Swedish Research Council as a research infrastructure of national interest.

We seek a Project Manager for the coordination of research related administrative and strategic activities within the STR. The appointee will report directly to the director and the steering committee. The work tasks will be closely linked to research and include 1) administrative interactions with researchers who use the STR (handling of applications, contracts, ethical permits, financial management, documentation) 2) preparation of reports to the financers of STR. 3) participation in the management with personnel decisions, scientific strategy and prioritization.

Entry requirements
PhD in appropriate scientific discipline is no demand but meritorious. Documented experience of program management/direction, operations and outreach preferably in biomedical studies with human participants.

Extra merit to applicants with knowledge about molecular as well as traditional epidemiological studies; professional experience with modern project management, and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage team efforts. We are looking for a person who is detail-oriented, responsible, highly focused, and enthusiastic about working in a world-class science infrastructural context. The work tasks are highly varying and demand flexibility, good communication skills in Swedish and English and a willingness to give a long-term commitment. 

Application procedure
Applications should be made through the recruitment system Varbi.

For permanent positions at Karolinska Institutet a 6 month trial period is applied. 

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.
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Type of employment 永久职位
Contract type Full time
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4470/2018
  • Sara Tiste / HR Officer, sara.tiste@ki.se
  • Patrik Magnusson / Senior researcher, patrik.magnusson@ki.se
Union representative
  • Ulrika Zagai, SACO, 08--524 871 84, ulrika.zagai@ki.se
  • Ann Almqvist, OFR, ann.almqvist@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 31.Aug.2018
Last application date 28.Sep.2018 11:59 PM CET