Postdoc Researcher Position in Karolinska Institutet Sweden

Postdoctoral Researcher position on Epidemiology and Implementation Science at Karolinska, Sweden, March 2022.


Postdoctoral Fellow position in epidemiological analysis and theory-based process evaluations with strong epidemiological skills but also interested/experienced in qualitative research and implementation science is available for the applicants with a Ph.D. at the Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden-March 2022

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General Info

Position: Post Doctoral Fellow
No. of Positions: 1
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Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Global Public Health

Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden


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Qualification Details

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor 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.

  • A doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health or similar
  • A good track record of publications, particular as first author
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language is required, both in speaking and in writing.
  • The candidate should have strong team-working, intercultural communication and collaboration skills.

The following aspects are an asset:

  • Strong interest and experience maternal and perinatal health
  • Experience in teaching and supervising students at the master level
  • Knowledge in French, Spanish, Tai and Vietnamese
  • Experience in management of projects and interdisciplinary and multicultural collaboration

Responsibilities/Job Description

Your work will include a wide portfolio of research, teaching, and support to manage quality data collection within our ongoing research studies.

The main tasks will be to support epidemiological analysis and theory-based process evaluations and supporting our team research portfolio on improving intrapartum care and reducing unnecessary interventions during labour, with a view on safe and respectful care. You will lead and support paper writing. We also expect engagement and contributions to project management, in teaching in the field of epidemiology, supervising Masters and potentially PhD students as well as contributing to new grant applications.  Thus, we are looking for an independent researcher with strong epidemiological skills but also interested/experienced in qualitative research and implementation science.

The applicant should be willing to perform duty travels as required.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: STÖD 2-965/2022

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)

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

About the Department

At the Department of Global Public Health, we conduct research, teaching and applied work based on public health science and epidemiology. Our activities have a strong international perspective, and the Department's researchers are scientific advisers to authorities and other decision-makers on the regional, national and international level. The department includes the fields of global health, public health epidemiology and social medicine  including health economics, health systems research and implementation research with a total of 150 employees and around 80 PhD students. The position will be within the health system and policy (HSP) research group, Solna, Stockholm, and the sub-group IMPlementation And QualiTy IMPAQT led by Claudia Hanson. Your will find a unique opportunity to be part of large international consortia with members in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe and strong links to leading institutions within the field in Europe and beyond.

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