Do you want to contribute to better health for all?
You will have the opportunity to work within the Global and Sexual Health (GloSH) research group at the department of Global Public Health, KI. GloSH research group is dedicated to increasing awareness on global health development. Our research focus is on sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV, preventing behaviours, emerging infections, non-communicable diseases, migrant health, health economics and eHealth. The group consists of interdisciplinary researchers with extensive experience of study design and project implementation in weak health system.
The applicant will support research implementation tasks for the project “Improving Sexual and Mental Health among Young Male Migrants in Stockholm “. The tasks will involve the following (but are not restricted to):
Conducting qualitative in-depth interviews with migrant Syrian young men living in Sweden.
Transcribing qualitative in-depth interviews with migrant Syrian young men in Arabic.
Analysing qualitative data (in-depth interviews in Arabic).
Write and submit a manuscript for a peer-reviewed journal.
Other administrative tasks related to the project.
The applicant must be able to communicate fluently, both orally and in writing, in Arabic and in English. This competency will be tested.
The applicant should have a master in Public Health, Global Health or in other related fields.
The applicant must have experience collecting qualitative data with young migrant men.
The applicant must have experience analysing qualitative data using ATLAS Ti software.
The applicant must have the ability to work collaboratively in a multi- disciplinary research group, but also to work independently to assure that the project products are delivered in time.
The applicant must interface well with other staff, collaborators and partners working with the project.
Previous knowledge on gender, sexual health and masculinities is desirable.
What do we offer?
A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. 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 a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.
Read more about the Department of Global Public Health (GPH) (https: // ki.se/en/gph/department-of-global-public-health).
Read more about Global and Sexual Health research group (https: // ki.se/en/gph/global-and-sexual-health-glosh).
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Welcome to apply at the latest 17/5 2020.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.
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Type of employmentTemporary position 3-6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employment1/9 2020
Number of positions1
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