Postdoc Researcher Position in Karolinska Institutet Sweden

Postdoctoral Researcher Job in experimental psychology at Karolinska Institute, Sweden 2022

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Postdoctoral Researcher Job in experimental psychology is available for doctoral degree candidates in experimental psychology, neurosciences, mental health research at the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: , ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Dep. of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics

Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden

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Qualification Details

Qualified to be employed as a postdoc is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. It is considered as an advantage if you have completed your doctoral degree within the last three years, if there are special reasons, your degree may have been completed earlier. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent.

We are looking for you who have:

  • A doctorate in areas relevant to the projects, such as experimental psychology, neurosciences, mental health research
  • Experience in the planning and executing of quantitative studies, including the collection and analysis of data
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical methods
  • Experience in coordinating and administering research projects
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English

It is an advantage if you have the following skills:

  • Excellent oral and written skills in Swedish
  • Experience in leading research projects
  • Experience in publishing scientific papers besides those included in your dissertation
  • Being able to work independently on quantitative research data

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) works in several strategic areas that are important for improving human health. We focus on research, development and education in medical education, ethics, informatics, medical management, statistics and prevention. It is an exciting work environment where research and education are in focus.

We are now looking for one postdoctoral researcher to work on the following projects:

  1. “Extended-Personal Reality: augmented recording and transmission of virtual senses through artificial-IntelligENCE" (EXPERIENCE) which has received funding from the EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020. EXPERIENCE’s aim is to create a new Extended-Personal Reality, allowing users to create their own virtual reality (VR) environments, embedded with virtual simulations that elicit unique psychological, cognitive, neurophysiological and behavioural responses. Our role is to explore and evaluate the possibility of using Extended Personal Reality as a diagnostic and therapeutic tool for mental disorders.
  2. “Promoting social interaction through emOTIONal odours” (POTION) has received funding from the EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020 as well. The project’s aim is to better understand human social chemosignals and how these affect social interactions in terms of approach and avoidance behaviours. Our focus is to determine if and how chemosignals, when artificially synthesized, can be used as part of the diagnosis and treatment of social anxiety and depression, with the use of an innovative odour delivery system.

Your mission

You will be working at the National Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (NASP) as part of an international team that is focused on research in the field of mental health and suicide prevention. As a postdoc you will design the protocols of the studies required by these projects, supervise their implementation, analyse quantitative data and lead the preparation of manuscripts reporting the findings. You will also offer scientific support and collaborate in work related to these projects such as participation and presentations in the technical project meetings, writing reports on the progress of the ongoing projects to the research Consortium, as well as assisting in project and financial management.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: STÖD 2-1700/2022

Application Procedure

An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work A complete list of publications A summary of current work (no more than one page)

About the Department

Department of Learning, Informatics, Management and Ethics (LIME) works within some of the key areas important to fulfilling the motto of Karolinska Institutet ´to improve human health´. We focus on research, development and education in the following areas: medical and healthcare education, informatics, management, ethics, and suicide prevention. LIME has about 150 employees and is located in new premises in Solna Campus. ki.se/lime

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