Karolinska Institutet

The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) is a department with a strong focus on basic science. CMB conducts research and education in cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, stem cell biology, cancer and infection biology.

Andras Simon’s group studies mechanisms of regeneration in newts, which are aquatic salamanders. During the past years the group has developed methods that enable us to characterize how these animals replace damaged or degenerating tissues with new ones. The group places our findings in an evolutionary perspective and perform comparative studies with mammals. Please find more information on their web site http://www.simonlab.se

The work consists of assisting in the generation and maintenance of transgenic amphibian lines and other aquatic animals. The duties include for example amphibian husbandry, breeding, cleaning of aquaria and dishwashing. English is the primary language for documentation and contact with researchers.

The extent of the employment consits of 50% with a possibility to be extended to 100% in the future.

Entry requirements
We are looking for someone who has work experience with regards to technical work in a laboratory and/or with laboratory animals, for example, work as an animal technician. Previous experience of working with aquatic animals is an advantage. Good knowledge of English is a requirement since we have many foreign researchers.

The candidate’s personal skills will be highly valued.

Application process
The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Så snart som möjligt
Salary Månadslön
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3781/2019
  • Matthew Kirkham, matthew.kirkham@ki.se
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO, 08-524 863 53
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37, magnus.ana@ki.se
Published 03.Jul.2019
Last application date 14.Aug.2019 11:59 PM CEST

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