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
To qualify, the applicant must hold or expect to receive a PhD degree in biostatistics, statistics or a related discipline with a strong competence in computational methods. The position would suit applicant who are interested in developing a career in the intersection of statistics, computing and biosciences. The successful applicant will join an interdisciplinary research team with collaboration with clinical research groups, particularly in genetic and molecular epidemiology. The applicant should be able to work closely with this interdisciplinary team and to acquire the necessary medical, biological and epidemiological knowledge as necessary to make meaningful contributions.

Entry requirements
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 Tijdelijk dienstverband langer dan 6 maanden
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4245/2017
Contact
  • Sofia Anderberg, HR-Officer , 08 524 870 02
  • Yudi Pawitan, Prof, Yudi.Pawitan@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 18.Sep.2017
Last application date 20.Oct.2017 11:59 PM CET

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