Karolinska Institutet, Institutet för miljömedicin

The Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) is a department at Karolinska Institutet and an interdisciplinary research institution within the broad field of environmental medicine. IMM conducts cutting edge research within the areas of environmental and occupational medicine, toxicology, physiology, epidemiology, and biostatistics with the aim to clarify how environmental and lifestyle factors affect our health and which role genes have. IMM also serves as a scientific advisor to public authorities within the area of environmental medicine and IMM scientists participate in national and international expert groups.

Unit
The Unit of Biostatistics aims to contribute toward solving health problems and disseminating knowledge and culture of biostatistics at Karolinska Institutet and worldwide. Research, teaching, and collaboration with other researchers are essential parts of its mission. The Unit was established in 2010 at IMM and currently comprises about 20 affiliated researchers, including 1 Professor, 3 Assistant Professors, biostatisticians, post-docs and doctoral students. The Unit is also responsible for the Biostatistics Core Facility at KI and Stockholm County Council. The Unit seeks one or two new postdoctoral researchers. The positions are for one year with the possibility of extensions.

Tasks
The new postdoc will carry out research and develop as a researcher in statistics/biostatistics. The topic of the research is open. Topics in areas of interest to other members at the Unit of Biostatistics are preferred. The Unit of Biostatistics and Karolinska Instituet can provide excellent support and an ideal environment for the new postdoc to thrive. The new postdoc will be offered the opportunity to be involved in other activities of the Unit of Biostatistics and of the Biostatistics Core Facility.

Entry requirements
A person is eligible to be appointed if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, and is able to demonstrate skills and experience in the fields of statistics/biostatistics.

The persons appointed should primarily be the ones who have been granted a Degree of Doctor or have reached the corresponding competence no more than seven years before the end of the application period.

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 Varbi recruitment system.

For more information
www.ki.se
www.ki.se/imm
www.imm.ki.se/biostatistics
www.biostatcore.ki.se

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1788/2018
Contact
  • Matteo Bottai, Professor , Matteo.bottai@ki.se
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se, 08-524 840 80
  • Malahat Mousavi, Saco-S , Malahat.mousavi@ki.se, 08-524 875 24
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR , Niklas.andersson@ki.se, 08-524 874 19
Published 29.Mar.2018
Last application date 30.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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