Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

We are recruiting a summer student for the months of June and July 2021 to work in the group of Professor Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet (KI). The physical location of the Karlsson Hedestam laboratory is in Biomedicum on the KI Solna campus.

Your mission

You will contribute to a project in experimental cellular immunology to study phenotypic and functional aspects of cells that carry a specific gene defect. You will work with primary immune cells, in vitro stimulation protocols, flow cytometry and a range of functional assays.

Your profile

You are a young student with experience of work with primary immune cells, in vitro stimulation protocols and flow cytometry. You should have prior experience of work in a basic research laboratory focused on experimental immunology.

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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Your application must include:

  • CV
  • Cover letter 

Welcome to apply at the latest 5/5 2021. 

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 shorter than 3 months
Employment expires
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 STÖD 2-1982/2021
  • Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
  • Carina Eklund, OFR,
Published 22.Apr.2021
Last application date 05.May.2021 11:59 PM CET

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