Do you want to contribute to better health for all?
The Department of Global Public Health is an interdisciplinary institution
that aims to advance knowledge on how to improve population health at local,
national and global level. Research at the department aims to identify the
determinants of health, develop and evaluate individual and structural
interventions, and provide evidence for guidelines and policy documents. Many
of the department's researchers are scientific advisors to authorities and
other decision-makers at regional, national and international level. The
department has 9 research groups, about 85 research students and about 140
The candidate will be working in a team at the department of Global Public
Health. They will be involved in a research project exploring the coordination
between health and social services for people with Tuberculosis (TB) in
Mozambique. The chosen candidate will support the qualitative analysis of
patient, provider, and policymaker interviews, and quantitative analysis. The
candidate will also support coordination of the project in Mozambique. The
candidate will specifically support in developing the data analysis plan,
participate in report writing, and participate in relevant publications
related to the projects. In addition, the chosen candidate will be expected to
support/assist in the development of new research proposals by contributing to
grant writing applications. Other additional tasks may apply, including but
not limited to, reporting on the research project status, assisting with a
systematic review on social protection and assisting in teaching activities
that may take place within the scope of the department.
The chosen applicant must have a master's degree in social sciences,
preferably with relevance to global health/ public health and/or health
economics/ health policy. Previous experience related to research in social
protection is an advantage. A proven interest in global health and previous
work experience in low- and middle-income settings is required. Critical
analysis skills of data with reference to global health, with previous
experience working with qualitative data is required. The candidate must show
previous experience in research or project management, have experience in
quantitative and qualitative data analysis, systematic reviews and excellent
command of English. The participant should be fluent in Portuguese. The
candidate should also have good communication skills and be able to work
effectively in an international and interdisciplinary team.
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.
Read more about the Department of Global Public Health (GPH)
Read more about the SIM research group
Welcome to apply at the latest December 1st, 2021.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In
this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter.
Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job
in the application form.
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|Type of employment
||Temporary position longer than 6 months
|First day of employment
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|Last application date
||01.Dec.2021 11:59 PM CET