Karolinska Institutet, CLINTEC

Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

The announced position is a six-month project (with the posibility to be prolonged) that is located in the chemicals and fertility laboratory. Our studies are focused on the effects of chemical exposures on fertility in women. In the current project, we will carry out histomorphometric analyses of hematoxylin-eosin stained human ovarian tissue samples.

The Division for Obstetrics and Gynecology

The Division for Obstetrics and Gynecology is responsible for education and research within this field. The unit has several experimental laboratories; IVF, stem cell biology and advanced ultrasound technique. Research and research education are focused on women’s health, pregnancy and pregnancy complications, fetal physiology, reproductive stem cell biology, infertility, fertility preservation, vascular physiology, fetal regenerative medicine, cervical cancer, and several other topics.

Your mission

The duties include histomorphometric measurements of serially sectioned, HE-stained human ovarian tissue samples. You will carry out the measurements and compile the data for statistical analyses.

Your profile

You must have documented experience of academic research work and associated documentation, handling of histological tissue samples and measurement of features in tissue sections, and statistical analysis. A suitable background education would be for example a MSc in the field of toxicology. Our team is international and cross-disciplinary. Therefore good communication skills in English (both written and oral) are a necessity.

Additional merits are experience in human ovarian histology and reproductive biology.

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.


Your career continues here


Welcome to apply at the latest 5/11 2019. 

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. 

  1. CV (max 2 pages)
  2. Cover letter (max 1 page)
  3. Names of two reference persons

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment 临时职位(6个月以上)
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5182/2019
  • Assc Prof Pauliina Damdimopoulou, pauliina.damdimopoulou@ki.se
Published 15.Oct.2019
Last application date 05.Nov.2019 11:59 PM CET