Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för molekylär medicin och kirurgi

Vid Institutionen för molekylär medicin och kirurgi (MMK) bedriver vi preklinisk och klinisk forskning inom ett stort antal områden. Till institutionen hör ca 450 forskare, forskarstuderande, lärare samt teknisk och administrativ personal och för närvarande har vi ca 150 doktorander. Institutionen bedriver grundutbildning inom både läkarprogrammet, sjukgymnastprogrammet, biomedicinprogrammet och biomedicinska analytikerprogrammet.

Research group

The Signal Transduction research group at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery is interested in complex signal-transduction in pancreatic islet cells under physiological and diabetic conditions. In recent years, the group has established the innovative and versatile platform based on islet transplantation into the anterior chamber of the eye and successfully pioneered its application in in vivo characterization of signal-transduction in islet cells and other cells. Read more:https://ki.se/en/mmk/signal-transduction-0

The successful candidate will participate in the ongoing research concerning the expression and function of insulin receptors in tissues of type 2 diabetes models by employing techniques like primary cell isolation and culture, protein and RNA analysis and fluorescent microscopy.

Qualifications and experience
To be eligible for this research assistant position the following requirements have to be met:

  1. Master degree in medical sciences;
  2. Basic laboratory experience within the field of medical sciences with special emphasis on genetic engineering techniques and microscopy techniques;
  3. Excellent documentation and computer skills.
  4. Excellent English language skills.

Laboratory skills and personal qualities
The candidate should have laboratory skills including basic molecular techniques, primary cell isolation, cell culture, genetic engineering techniques and fluorescence microscopy.
Importantly, the successful candidate needs to be a responsible, highly motivated and enthusiastic person, have a strong interest in scientific research related type 2 diabetes mellitus and should have the ability to work in a team

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in Swedish or English:

  • A personal letter and curriculum vitae
  • A copy of degree certificates and associated certificates

Anställningsform Tidsbegrænset ansættelse mere end 6 måneder
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Solna
Län Stockholms län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2-689/2019
  • Barbara Leibiger, Associate Professor, barbara.leibiger@ki.se
Facklig företrädare
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75 , biborka.bveress@ki.se
  • Elisabeth Noren-Krog, OFR, 08- 517 70478
Publicerat 2019-01-30
Sista ansökningsdag 2019-02-17

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