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Petter Brodin research lab and SciLifeLab National facility for Mass cytometry

The Brodin lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory investigating human immune system variation and development early in life. The team develops cutting edge technologies for systems-level analyses and apply these to the studies of immune system development in young children and throughout childhood as well as the study of immune dysregulation in the context of disease. The group is half experimental and half computational and our work is cross-disciplinary in nature. The team also manages the SciLifeLab National Mass cytometry facility, a infrastructure resource providing analysis support to the entire Swedish research community. 

Your mission

The purpose of this position is to support the Brodin research group and the National facility with project coordination and administrative tasks. In particular, coordinating research projects, managing legal agreements and ethical permits, grant writing and reporting and coordination of grant proposals and collaborative research projects which the team participates in. Administrating travels, booking meetings are other key aspects. We are looking for someone who likes to be a part of the research team, not only deliver administrative support. We hope to find an individual who enjoys reading and writing scientific articles and who enjoys research communication, someone who will also take responsibility for the team website and various science outreach activities related to the work performed in the group and facility. The group participates in several large international networks and the role of the coordinator will be to manage these and be a contact person towards these. The position will be based at SciLifeLab campus located on Tomtebodavägen 23A, Solna and Karolinska Institutet campus.

Your profile

The successful candidate must have a university education and an advanced degree as well as documented experience of administrative work. Good organizational skills and talent in work coordination. Very good communicative skills in Swedish and English is important. Strong emphasis is put on personal qualities such as analytical ability, flexibility, being service-minded and have a collaborative mindset and openness to working with people of very diverse backgrounds and expertise. Interest and experience with data analysis, data visualization, graphical design is a strong advantage but not a necessary skill.

Assessment criteria

A selection will be made among qualified applicants on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Documented knowledge and relevant experience related to the duties above.
  • Expressed interest in the work described
  • Communication skills
  • Performance on work assignments

The qualifications of the applicants will be evaluated on an overall basis.

Terms and conditions

The position will be in the form of a 2 year employment paid with salary with full benefits with possibility of extension.

What do we offer?

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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna

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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
  • A copy of degree projects and any previous publications

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

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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-238/2021
  • Karin Björström-HR partner, 08-524 823 67
  • Petter Brodin,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Bodil Moberg , OFR, 08-524 836 01
  • John Inge Johnsen , SACO,
Published 20.Jan.2021
Last application date 03.Feb.2021 11:59 PM CET

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