Statistician to the unit of Biostatistics

Updated: 6 days ago

Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Unit of Biostatistics was established in 2010 at IMM and is responsible for the Biostatistics Core Facility at KI and Stockholm County Council. The Unit of Biostatistics seeks a qualified biostatistician for a new permanent position.

Your mission

The new biostatistician will provide statistical support to the researchers at IMM in the areas of epidemiology, toxicology, and clinical, molecular and genetic research. They will participate in

• planning and designing of research studies
• statistical analyses and programming
• interpretation and dissemination of scientific results
• teaching and seminars
• data management in collaboration with database developers

The Unit of Biostatistics can provide excellent support and an ideal environment for the new
biostatisticians to thrive as researchers and collaborators. The new biostatisticians will be offered the opportunity to attend courses, participate in conferences and workshops, and be involved in the activities of the Unit of Biostatistics. They will be introduced to all research groups at IMM. Although not required, it would be desirable if they wished to develop over time a preference for some specific research areas and specialize in them.

Your profile

A degree in biostatistics, statistics, applied mathematics, or related field is expected. Knowledge of some statistical software (e.g. SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, S-plus) is required. Communication skills are important, as the positions will involve collaborating with non-statistical researchers. Ability to work on multiple tasks at the same time is necessary. Interest in professional development in biostatistics is strongly appreciated. Previous experience in research or consulting in some public-health-related area is desirable but not

What do we offer?

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


Welcome to apply.

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

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

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