Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Our group does research on precision cancer medicine, with the aim to optimize treatments for individual cancer patients based on molecular profiling and functional drug testing. Our goal is to develop a systems biology framework to match targeted therapies and drug combinations using omics- profiling and drug testing.

Your mission

Your mission is to do research using 3D spheroid models of disease to understand the impact of cell-cell contacts in drug response and toxicity. Your tasks will include assisting our researchers in cell culture, immunofluorescence staining and high-content high throughput microscopy.

Your profile

Includes studies in relevant fields such as biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, medicine or other relevant field. You have previous experience on cell culture, familiarity on using multi-well plates, high throughput assays as well as microscopy. You are able to take instructions but also work independently to carry out experimentation on your own. You are fluent in Swedish and English language and able to work in a cross disciplinary and international team.

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.

Your work will be carried out at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab), that is a leading national infrastructure for next-generation life science research in Sweden. SciLifeLab is jointly operated by the four host universities: Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm University and Uppsala University, and it has facilities in four other universities across Sweden. There are over 1 000 people working at SciLifeLab, either in research groups or in the infrastructure facilities, most of them in the KI Solna campus and in Uppsala.

The employment is a temporary position for one month with possibility for extenstion.

Location: Solna


Olli Kallioniemi's group


Welcome to apply at the latest 2020-05-31

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  

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

Type of employment Temporary position/Summer job
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-06-15
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-2251/2020
  • Päivi Östling, +46 (0)73 673 5762,
Union representative
  • Helen Eriksson, OFR, 08-524 823 38
  • Andreas Lundqvist, SACO, 08-517 768 84
Published 18.May.2020
Last application date 31.May.2020 11:59 PM CET

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