Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för klinisk neurovetenskap

The Department of Clinical Neuroscience (CNS) conducts research and education in the field of neuroscience from the molecular level to the society level. The clinical research and education is conducted in collaboration with Region Stockholm as well as other research groups from Karolinska Institutet and other universities.
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This position is placed within Anna Fogdell-Hahn´s research group. The focus of the group is currently to work with autoimmune diseases and the consequences of chronic treatment with biopharmaceutical drugs (biologicals). As previous partners in an EU-project and with the current Vinnova grant, we have collaborations with the industry and are aiming at building up a sustainable transfer of methods for monitoring anti-drug antibodies (ADA) in clinical practice. We are also responsible for the monitoring of ADA in the COMBAT-MS study and have initiated a European platform supporting ADA and drug level testing called BIOPIA.

We are searching for a person with knowledge in immunology, keen on becoming an expert in immunogenicity, preferentially with experience of implementation of clinical immunology in treatment studies. The tasks of the position are basic research of mechanisms leading to immunogenicity as well as to develop, validate and apply anti-drug antibody (ADA) tests in clinical routine.

Entry requirements
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. We are looking for an applicant with a doctorate degree in pharmacology, immunology, biomedicine or similar. When evaluating the merits of the applicants we will place particular emphasis on the potential synergy of their research interests with the scientific interests of the Department and CMM, as well as the quality and level of previous research activities. It´s desirable that you as an applicant are accurate and independent at work. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are a merit.

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

  • A complete curriculum vitae, 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.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1913/2019
  • Anna Fogdell-Hahn, Group leader, anna.Fogdell-Hahn@ki.se, 08- 517 702 51
  • Elin Hammergård, HR-administrator, elin.hammergard@ki.se
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Venus Azhary, OFR, 0707-124 127
  • Arsalan Amir, SACO, 08 - 517 733 37
Published 22.Mar.2019
Last application date 14.Apr.2019 11:59 PM CET

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