Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Clinical research and basic science studies focusing on safety and efficacy of fertility preservation and reproductive health are being conducted at the Laboratory of Translational Fertility Preservation in the group of Professor Kenny Rodriguez-Wallberg from the Department of Oncology Pathology, Karolinska Institutet. The Team is mainly dedicated to Reproductive Oncology (Oncofertility) and reproductive outcomes of cancer survivors, but it also does research on assisted reproduction technologies across all causes and treatments of infertility. As a Research Assistant you will play a key role in our clinical studies at the forefront of current research, in close collaboration with clinical scientists.

Description of the subject area

We are focusing on fertility preservation, especially through translational studies aiming at improving fertility preservation methodology. There is a specific focus on tissue cryopreservation and in vitro follicle culture and maturation.

Your mission

The group is now recruiting a Research Assistant who will work in close collaboration with both clinicians and the rest of our team on the development of our in vitro methodology.

Your profile


To be eligible for employment as a Research Assistant for this project, the applicant must have knowledge in and documented experience of methods in clinical embryology and assisted reproduction technologies.


  • Previous clinical experience in assisted reproduction technologies
  • Previous experimental experience, specifically from tissue cryopreservation, follicle isolation, organoid models and in vitro cell culturing.
  • High ability to deal with multiple projects simultaneously, solve problems independently, and interact well with group members.
  • Previous experience in clinical research.

After an overall assessment of the expertise and merits of the applicants in relation to the subject area, Karolinska Institutet will determine who has the best potential to contribute to the project.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. 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 also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

Location: Campus, Flemingsberg

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Welcome to apply at the latest 22nd April. 

The position is for 1 year.

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Up on agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1511/2024
  • Kenny Rodriguez- Wallberg,
  • Hanna Nilsson,
Union representative
  • Helen Eriksson, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, Seko,
  • Per Hydbring/Nick Tobin, SACO,
Published 08.Apr.2024
Last application date 22.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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