Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?
Our unit offers a unique environment in which to work with innovative researchers and state-of-the-art facilities to perform pre-clinical and clinical research. We offer an engaging and international research environment where you will have the opportunity to contribute to high quality research at a leading international institution.
The role will primarily consist of independently coordinating and completing novel scientific research. This opening is particularly focused on microglia biology after exposure to ionizing radiation in vivo and in vitro. The ideal candidate is expected to take over, maintain, and develop an ongoing research program aimed at revealing basic mechanisms of neuroinflammation arising from treatment of childhood brain tumours.
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has the equivalent scientific competence. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent. The applicant should skilled in animal handling, immunohistochemistry, confocal microscopy, stereological quantification of cells in tissue sections, RNA sequencing (bulk and single cell), FACS and qPCR. Writing grant applications and drafting manuscripts is an integral part of the job.
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.
Location: BioClinicum, Karolinska University Hospital,Solna
An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:
A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
A complete list of publications
A summary of current work (no more than one page)
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.
Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all
Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to agreement
Number of positions1
ContactKlas Blomgren, Professor/senior physician, 070-3233353
Sabina Brinkley, HR officer, 08-524 823 80
Union representativeBodil Moberg , OFR, 08-524 836 01
Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
John Inge Johnsen , SACO, [email protected]
Last application date08.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET