Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

This position is a translative research position between medical imaging and liver surgery. The ideal candidate has experience of both. Our goal is to evaluate liver function and predict liver growth after hepatectomy.

Your mission

As a postdoctoral researcher in Radiology, you will:

  • perform animal experiments and imaging using MRI, Ultrasound and CT.
  • perform advanced image analyses.
  • plan and perform experimental and eventually also clinical studies in close cooperation with transplant surgeons, radiologists and radiographers.
  • take an active part in seminars and supervision of PhD students.

Your profile

To be a successful candidate, you have experience from evaluating liver function by MRI and you have passed the necessary animal courses to perform animal research in Sweden. You have experience in RIS and PACS and you have previously performed research using radiomics and/or artificial intelligence and deep learning. You have fluent knowledge in speaking and writing English. We are looking for a structured candidate with high social skills, who is able to work independently. We value personal qualities in the selection of candidates.

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. It is considered as an advantage if you have completed your doctoral degree within the last three years, if there are special reasons, your degree may have been completed earlier. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment with wide-ranging expertise and interests. 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. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialisms and methods, giving you ample opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with the various scientific fields within medicine and health. It is the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to where it is today, at the forefront of global research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several benefits through our collective agreement.


Division of Radiology
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An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work A complete list of publications A summary of current work (no more than one page)

Welcome to apply at the latest May 27th, 2022.

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 1 juli 2022
Salary Månadslön
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2709/2022
  • Torkel Brismar,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Wietze de Vries, SACO, 08-52484057,
  • Christina Hammarstedt, OFR, 08-52484625
Published 13.May.2022
Last application date 27.May.2022 11:59 PM CEST

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