Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Your mission

As a Researcher you will be responsible of ongoing research project at the Unit of Toxicology lead by Professor Joseph related to the epigenetic control of microglia activation in the context of glioblastoma brain tumors. Duties includes design and execution of experimentation related to the project, management of contact with collaborators involved in these investigations, supervision of PhD student(s), reporting in term of oral presentation and research article, as well as application to funding agencies to secure financial support. The employment is permanent.

Your profile

A person is eligible to be appointed Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after publicly defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor. You have an established scientific profile in the fields of microglia and glioma biology as well as proven record of in the investigation of epigenetic mechanisms. It is required for the successful candidate to have extensive practical research experience of various methods to study microglia and glioma biology as well as expertise in epigenetic techniques. You are team player, and have demonstrated the ability to drive collaborative work and to implement new research projects in the lab.

Bases of assessment

An expert assessment of the applicant's skills will be obtained from at least one external expert.

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.





We prefer that Your application is written in English, but You can also apply in Swedish. An application must contain the following documents: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

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 Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly payment
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2034/2021
  • Professor Bertrand Joseph,
Union representative
  • Anne Boström, SEKO, 08-524 875 79,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, 08-524 874 19,
  • Anda Gliga Saco-S,
Published 28.Apr.2021
Last application date 06.May.2021 11:59 PM CET

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