We’re hiring a part-time programmer

SwedenBIO is looking for a part-time programmer to support the construction of a survey data base during September–December 2022.

SwedenBIO is the Swedish life science industry organization with over 300 member companies in biotech, pharma and medtech. An important activity for SwedenBIO is to provide up-to-date statistics and overviews of the life science sector. We do this through questionnaires and surveys, as well as through other available data sets. We now plan to increase our analytical power by standardizing our workflow and organize our existing data sets. We are looking for a supporting team member to organize our database of survey responses.

For this temporary part-time position, we are looking for someone who is skilled in data handling and digital organization, who is communicative and flexible. We are looking for a pragmatic solution of organizing data objects in a way that allows for both automated and manual analyses. You will work closely with SwedenBIOs Science Relations Manager and analyst Maja Neiman. We foresee a solution based on R-scripts and Excel-objects, but you may very well suggest better solutions.

We encourage students with programming skills and an interest in the life science field to apply.

Specific task: Organization of data objects (currently Excel work sheets) into a format accessible for enquiries and cross-object analyses. Performing of such analyses under supervision.

Extent: Part time, approximately 20-25% (30-40 hours per month) during September to December 2022. The workload may be adjusted after planning and progress.

Location: The main work may be conducted from home. Regular meetings on a bi-weekly basis will take place at Wallingatan 24, Stockholm.


  • Education in a relevant field (programming, computer science, data handling) and/or corresponding documented experience (work, projects, competitions, hackathons, etc)
  • Practical skills: Programming/data handling.
  • Additional skills: Written and oral communication skills, service mindset, take responsibility to ask questions, deliver on time, pragmatic, solution driven.
  • Fluent in English and/or Swedish

About SwedenBIO

SwedenBIO is the national non-profit association for the life science industry in Sweden, with more than 300 members. Sweden has an innovative life science industry, strong academia, and world-leading infrastructure for research. SwedenBIO’s members are companies within pharma, biotech, diagnostics and medtech, and comprise the entire range from small start-ups to large enterprises. Many are engaged in research and development. Other members are experts in fields such as intellectual property, law, finance, product development, communication and business development. SwedenBIO works to create the optimal conditions for these actors to succeed. Learn more at: swedenbio.se.

About this recruitment

Terms of employment
“Allmän visstidsanställning”: Collective agreement, temporary part-time position. We estimate a total workload of approximate 160 hours during September to December 2022 (approximately 30-40 hours per month). The workload may be adjusted after planning and progress.

Applicants must have the legal right to work in Sweden as we are not able to sponsor a work visa for this position.

Selection process
The selection process will start immediately, and suitable candidates may be called to an interview before the closing of the job ad.

Welcome to send your application letter and CV to maja.neiman@swedenbio.se. Please write “Application” in the subject line.

For questions, please contact:
Maja Neiman, Science Relations Manager