at the Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs. Closing date: 29 May 2017.

The Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs is a research institute within Stockholm University.

Project description
The researcher will work within a project concerning long term consequences from early life exposure to alcohol.

Main responsibilities
The work involves epidemiological analyses and writing of scientific reports. The project will be conducted in close cooperation vid researchers at Karolinska Institutet (Anna-Karin Danielsson).

Qualification requirements
Researchers are appointed primarily for purposes of research and must hold a Swedish doctoral degree or an equivalent degree from another country.

Assessment criteria
We are looking for a person with a degree in public health, epidemiology or in a similar discipline. The person should have documented analytical skills, with a focus on quantitative methods, and be familiar with at least one of the most common data programs for statistical analyses used in epidemiological research (SAS, SPSS, or STATA). The applicant should be familiar with register based analyses and work with large data bases. 

In the appointment process, special attention will be given to research skills based on primarily research with epidemiological methods.

Terms of employment
The position involves full-time employment for a maximum of one year. Start date 2017-08-01 or as per agreement.

Stockholm University strives to be a workplace free from discrimination and with equal opportunities for all.

Further information about the position can be obtained from Professor Tomas Hemmingsson, telephone: +46 73 513 55 32,

Union representatives
Anqi Lindblom-Ahlm (Saco-S) and Lisbeth Häggberg (Fackförbundet ST and Lärarförbundet), telephone: +46 8 16 20 00 (operator), and (SEKO).

Apply for the position at Stockholm University's recruitment system by clicking the "Apply" button. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is complete in accordance with the instructions in the job advertisement, and that it is submitted before the deadline.

Please include the following information with your application

  • Your contact details and personal data
  • Your highest degree
  • Your language skills
  • Contact details for 2–3 references

and, in addition, please include the following documents

  • Cover letter
  • CV – degrees and other completed courses, work experience and a list of publications
  • Research proposal (no more than 3 pages) describing:
    – why you are interested in the field/project described in the advertisement
    – why and how you wish to complete the project
    – what makes you suitable for the project in question
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Letters of recommendation (no more than 3 files)
  • Publications in support of your application (no more than 3 files).

The instructions for applicants are available at: Instructions – Applicants.

You are welcome to apply!

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Closing date: 29/05/2017