Senior Research Fellow in Orthopaedic Epidemiology

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Huddinge, Sweden
04 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Karolinska Institutet

The Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology (CLINTEC) operates mainly at The Flemingsberg Campus in connection to Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge. The Department also operates at Karolinska University Hospital in Solna and Solna Campus. There are 14 Divisions and 1 Section at CLINTEC. The activities include clinical research, education and development.

We work in an international and multicultural environment with undergraduates, graduate students, exchange students in the ERASMUS program, postdoctoral researchers, educators and scientists at Karolinska Institutet and organizations with a common vision of excellence in research, education and development. CLINTEC has about 180 employees, about 200 graduate students and 400 affiliated scientists and educators.


Division of Orthopaedics and Biotechnology, CLINTEC. The division performs broad research with special focus on bone and joint injuries and diseases.


Research in bone and joint diseases and injuries in national and binational population based register studies. The duties include handling of databases and statistics, statistical calculations, manuscript writing and participation in supervision.

Entry requirements

A person is eligible to be appointed Senior Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after publicly defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor. 

For the position, documented experience and skills regarding population based register studies of bone and joint diseases in several countries is required. Clinical competence and specialisation in relevant speciality is a merit.

Bases of assessment

We stress research expertise when assessing applicants. Good knowledge in English is required. Flexibility and the ability to lead projects is of merit for the position

Application process

An application must contain the following documents in English: Curriculum vitae, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio ( 

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. Selection and interviews during the announcement period will be applied. This employment is limited to 6 months with the possibility of extension.

At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published.

Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone.

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5021/2018

  • Li Felländer Tsai, 08-58582102

Union representative

  • Emilie Hultin, SACO, 08-52483286,
  • Monika Armuand, 0760-50 23 42
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,

Published 03.Oct.2018
Last application date 24.Oct.2018 11:59 PM CET