The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department consists of several units that are separated into different research groups. The core activities of the department are research, doctoral education and undergraduate education for medical and biomedical students. The research has three main profiles: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases.

Division
This post is based in the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine. This work will be undertaken in collaboration with the Department of Clinical Neuroscience.

Duties
The post-holder will be responsible for undertaking analysis of epidemiological and genetic data to investigate precursors and outcomes of multiple sclerosis. The research uses a combination of cohort studies that included collection of biomarkers, as well as Swedish register data.  

Entry requirements
Experience of quantitative data analysis is essential, using packages such as Stata or SAS. Experience of analysing genetic data using appropriate software is highly desirable. Knowledge of research into chronic diseases such as multiple sclerosis and use of register data would also be of value. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant subject, but less qualified candidates may be considered if they can demonstrate the necessary skills.

The post-holder will be responsible for undertaking analysis of epidemiological and genetic data to investigate precursors and outcomes of multiple sclerosis. The research uses a combination of cohort studies that included collection of biomarkers, as well as Swedish register data.  

Application process
This position is full-time or part-time for one year in the first instance, but extension may be possible.

The application is to be submitted on the Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5722/2017
Contact
  • Scott Montgomery, 072-723 62 10 / scott.montgomery@ki.se
Union representative
  • Lars Ährlund-Richter, SACO, 08 - 5177 34 50, lars.ahrlund@ki.se
  • Nasrin Bavand, 08-517 723 64
Published 27.Dec.2017
Last application date 31.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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