Postdoctoral Researcher in Environmental Epidemiology

  • Contract
  • Sweden
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Karolinska Institutet

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On the Institute for Environmental Medication (IMM), analysis is performed in toxicology, physiology, epidemiology, environmental and occupational drugs. IMM additionally acts as a scientific advisor to authorities within the subject of environmental drugs, and IMM researchers take part in nationwide and worldwide knowledgeable teams that conduct danger assessments or develop pointers.

The analysis at IMM’s Metals and Well being unit in Maria Kippler’s analysis group revolves round environmental pollution, particularly poisonous metals, and associated well being results. We primarily give attention to exposures early in life as a result of they will have an effect on each youngsters’s well being and improvement in addition to the danger of ailments later in life. For extra data, go to: . We at the moment are searching for a postdoctoral fellow with competence in environmental epidemiology. The employment is momentary for 2 years. 

Your mission

We’re in search of a inventive and goal-oriented candidate to conduct analysis inside a big EU venture referred to as Re-MEND that focuses on 4 vital life phases through which modifications in endocrine signaling, together with intercourse hormones, affect a person’s susceptibility to psychological sickness: formative years, the peripartum interval, puberty, and transition into previous age. The analysis will probably be performed in shut collaboration with a number of different universities in Sweden and all through Europe. This a part of the venture will probably be carried out in a longitudinal cohort in Bangladesh. We’ll study the affect of environmental elements (i.e., environmental pollution, diet and weight-reduction plan, bodily exercise, cardiometabolic danger indicators, social and financial elements, and behavioral patterns) earlier than and round puberty on psychological well being in early maturity. Relationships between totally different environmental pollution and psychological well being outcomes will probably be evaluated utilizing superior statistical strategies, particularly for evaluations of mixtures of environmental pollution. The place can even embrace participation in instructing and supervision of bachelor’s and grasp’s college students.

Your profile

To be eligible for employment as a postdoctor a doctoral diploma or a international diploma deemed to be equal to a doctoral diploma is required. This eligibility requirement should be fulfilled on the newest on the time of the employment determination. It’s thought of as a bonus when you have accomplished your doctoral diploma throughout the final three years, if there are particular causes, your diploma could have been accomplished earlier.

To be eligible, the candidate will need to have:

  • background in epidemiology or equal
  • documented expertise of epidemiological research, ideally of working with knowledge on weight-reduction plan and or bodily exercise.
  • glorious writing and communication expertise (particularly in English) and revel in collaborating and networking.
  • capability to work in a structured and impartial method.

It’s advantageous if the candidate has:

  • expertise with numerous statistical applications (particularly R and STATA) and fashions meant for the investigation of associations between totally different early-life exposures and later life well being outcomes.
  • expertise of working with well being outcomes in youngsters and/or adolescents.
  • capability to obviously visualize and current scientific outcomes.

What do we provide?

A inventive and provoking setting with wide-ranging experience and pursuits. Karolinska Institutet is likely one of the world’s main medical universities. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct profitable medical analysis and maintain the most important vary of medical schooling in Sweden. At KI, you get to fulfill researchers working with a variety of specialisms and strategies, providing you with ample alternative to trade data and expertise with the varied scientific fields inside drugs and well being. It’s the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to the place it’s right now, on the forefront of worldwide analysis. A number of of the folks you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A detailed relationship with the well being care suppliers is necessary for creating groundbreaking high quality schooling and analysis. Karolinska Institutet can be a state college, which entitles you to a number of advantages by way of our collective settlement.



An employment utility should include the next paperwork in English or Swedish:

  • A whole resumé, together with date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, earlier tutorial positions, tutorial title, present place, tutorial distinctions, and committee work
  • A whole listing of publications
  • A abstract of present work (no a couple of web page)

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