Research Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The main goal of the research at the Unit of Integrative Epidemiology is to improve the understanding of the causes and consequences of ill health and disease, with a focus on neurodegenerative diseases, psychiatric disorders, and cancer. We strive for multidisciplinary approaches in epidemiologic research and integrate different scientific tools when addressing specific research questions. The Unit seeks an enthusiastic research assistant for one year.

Your mission

The successful candidate will participate in several research projects. The main tasks are project management, data cleaning and data management of the collected data, performing statistical analyses and report the obtained results. The ability to work in a highly interdisciplinary and international environment, and to engage in continuous professional development is a must.

Your profile

The successful applicant is expected to have:

  • Advanced data management skills using statistical software (preferably SAS, R and/or STATA)
  • Experience and interest in statistical analysis and reporting of results
  • Interest in working in an international research group, preferably with experience of international collaborations
  • Excellence in written and verbal communication in English
  • Motivation, attention to detail, problem solving ability and social skills are highly valuable
  • Documented skills in summarizing existing literature in the field, and in formulating research questions based on existing evidence

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna


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

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