PhD student in Explainable AI for Childhood Cancer Analysis

PhD student in Explainable AI for Childhood Cancer Analysis


PhD pupil in Explainable AI for Childhood Most cancers Evaluation

To be a doctoral pupil means to commit oneself to a analysis venture underneath supervision of skilled researchers and following a person examine plan. For a doctoral diploma, the equal of 4 years of full-time doctoral training is required.

The analysis group

The place is within the Uncommon Ailments analysis group. We examine genetic issues on a molecular stage to be able to perceive illness mechanisms and apply new data to genetic diagnostics. We work in a contemporary laboratory on the Bioclinicum constructing located throughout the grounds of the Karolinska College Hospital, Solna. A number of group members additionally work on the Division of Medical Genetics on the hospital, the most important medical genetic division in Sweden with 90 staff working with genetic analysis and counseling. We additionally work on evaluation primarily based on machine studying on the division of Pc Science and Engineering and the division of Mathematical Sciences at Chalmers College of Know-how.

The doctoral pupil venture and the duties of the doctoral pupil

This venture supplies a chance to take part in a big nationwide translational analysis venture
about Childhood Most cancers that may have direct medical affect. The chosen applicant will carry out epidemiological research and develop and use explainable machine studying strategies to research childhood most cancers and associations between congenital syndromes and childhood most cancers predisposition.

What do we provide?

A artistic and provoking surroundings full of experience and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is likely one of the world’s main medical universities. Our imaginative and prescient is to pursue the event of information about life and to advertise a greater well being for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct profitable medical analysis and maintain the most important vary of medical training in Sweden. As a doctoral pupil you might be provided a person analysis venture, a well-educated supervisor, an enormous vary of elective programs and the chance to work in a number one analysis group. Karolinska Institutet collaborates with outstanding universities from all all over the world, which ensures alternatives for worldwide exchanges. You’ll be employed on a doctoral studentship which implies that you obtain a contractual wage. Staff even have entry to our fashionable health club at no cost and obtain reimbursements for medical care.

Eligibility necessities for doctoral training

As a way to take part within the choice for a doctoral place, you need to meet the next basic (A) and particular (B) eligibility necessities at newest by the appliance deadline.

It’s your duty to certify eligibility by following the directions on the internet web page Entry necessities (eligibility) for doctoral training.

A) Common eligibility requirement

You meet the overall eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD training in case you:

  1. have been awarded a second-cycle/superior/grasp qualification (i.e. grasp diploma), or
  2. have glad the necessities for programs comprising no less than 240 credit of which no less than 60 credit have been awarded within the superior/second-cycle/grasp stage, or
  3. have acquired considerably equal data in another approach in Sweden or overseas.*

Observe the directions on the internet web page Entry necessities (eligibility) for doctoral training.

*When you declare equal data, comply with the directions on the internet web page Assessing equal data for basic eligibility for doctoral training.

B) Particular eligibility requirement

You meet the particular eligibility requirement for doctoral/third-cycle/PhD training in case you:

– Present proficiency in English equal to the course English B/English 6 at Swedish higher secondary college.

Observe the directions on the internet web page English language necessities for doctoral training.

Verification of your paperwork Karolinska Institutet checks the authenticity of your paperwork. Karolinska Institutet reserves the fitting to revoke admission if supporting paperwork are found to be fraudulent. Submission of false paperwork is a violation of Swedish legislation and is taken into account grounds for authorized motion.

(A) and (B) can solely be licensed by the documentation requirement for doctoral training.

Expertise and private qualities

We’re searching for a motivated particular person with a robust background in machine studying and statistics and an curiosity to work with registry-based research and machine studying. A Grasp’s diploma throughout the space of laptop science, biostatistics, or corresponding space is required. Earlier expertise of statistical evaluation of enormous nationwide registries from Statistics Sweden and the Swedish Nationwide Board of Well being and Welfare is a robust benefit. We’re searching for a brand new group member with a broad vary of pursuits and experience within the following key areas:
1) Superior data of machine studying strategies
2) Superior data of statistics
3) Good programing abilities in programming languages resembling Python, R, STATA, and SAS
4) Good writing abilities
5) Administrative abilities
6) Curiosity and willingness to review related medical domains

The applicant will likely be evaluated primarily based on training and former expertise, relevance for the venture, observe data, motivation, drawback fixing abilities, and cooperative skill. Private suitability can be an vital criterion.

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Phrases and circumstances

The doctoral pupil will likely be employed on a doctoral studentship most 4 years full-time.

Software course of

Submit your software and supporting paperwork by the Varbi recruitment system. Use the button within the prime proper nook and comply with the directions. We choose that your software is written in English, however you can too apply in Swedish.

Your software should comprise the next paperwork:

– A private letter and a curriculum vitae
– Diploma initiatives and former publications, if any
– Every other documentation exhibiting the fascinating abilities and private qualities described above
– Paperwork certifying your basic eligibility (see A above)
– Paperwork certifying your particular eligibility (see B above)


A range will likely be made amongst eligible candidates on the idea of the power to profit from doctoral training. The {qualifications} of the candidates will likely be evaluated on an general foundation.

Karolinska Institutet makes use of the next bases of evaluation:

– Documented topic data of relevance to the world of analysis
– Analytical talent
– Different documented data or expertise which may be related to doctoral research within the topic.

All candidates will likely be knowledgeable when the recruitment is accomplished.

Need to make a distinction? Be a part of us and contribute to raised well being for all

Sort of employment PhD placement
Contract sort Full time
Wage Månadslön
Variety of positions 1
Working hours 100
Metropolis Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Nation Sweden
Reference quantity STÖD 2-4195/2021
Contact Claes Strannegård,
Union consultant Virpi Töhönen, SACO, virpi.tohonen@ki.seTaher Darreh-Shori, SACO, 08-524 835 29Elisabeth Noren-Krog, OFR,
Revealed 22.Sep.2021
Final software date 24.Oct.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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