Karolinska Institutet

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.


The Unit of Biostatistics aims to contribute toward solving health problems and disseminating knowledge and culture of biostatistics at Karolinska Institutet and worldwide. Research supervision, teaching, and presentations to statistical and non-statistical audiences are an essential part of its mission.



The new hire is expected to develop a theme in biostatistical research and participate in the teaching activities at the Unit of Biostatistics.


Entry requirements

The person we are looking for has been awarded a doctoral degree or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, and is able to demonstrate skills and experience in the fields of statistics/biostatistics.


The base for assessment will be the scientific expertise and teaching experience in the field of biostatistics. In particular, demonstrated achievements in research areas related to inference on conditional quantile functions is a merit.


The application for the positions must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

1. Detailed curriculum vitae, including achieved education degrees with dates, current employment position, previous positions, teaching experience, service work, honors and awards, and a complete list of publications and documented research activities

2. A summary of current work (no more than one page)

3. A statement of purpose (no more than one page)

4. Contact information to at least two references

The application must be made through the Varbi recruitment system.

The biostatistician position is a 2 year fixed-term position. 

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5029/2018
  • Matteo Bottai, Professor, Matteo.bottai@ki.se
Union representative
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, Niklas.andersson@ki.se, 08-524 874 19
  • Anne Boström, SEKO , Anne.bostrom@ki.se, 08-524 875 79
Published 19.Sep.2018
Last application date 09.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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