Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?
COVID-19 the greatest public health emergency in recent times. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to finding solutions for this crisis through cutting-edge research.

Your mission
We are seeking applicants to work as a research assistant in the labs of Benjamin Murrell, Gerald McInerney, and Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, at MTC in Solna, Stockholm, working on the pre-clinical development of protein therapeutics and vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, funded by the CoroNAb consortium project.

Your profile
Applicants should have:
1. At least one year of research or work experience in molecular biology.
2. Strong English proficiency.
3. Experience with:
    - Mammalian cell culture, PCR and molecular cloning.
    - Protein production and purification, isolation of monoclonal antibodies, flow cytometry, or animal handling would be advantageous.

This is to form part of an emergency response, and, as such, the applicant should be highly motivated, and able to begin as soon as possible.

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.

Location: Solna

Welcome to apply at the latest 2020-03-25
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  
Permanent position are initiated by a six months trial period.

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

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1313/2020
  • Benjamin Murrell,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
  • Niklas Andersson OFR,
Published 13.May.2020
Last application date 22.May.2020 11:59 PM CET

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