Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) at Karolinska Institutet conducts research and teaching within immunology, infection biology, cell biology and cancer. MTC has about 40 research groups and our key words are multidisciplinary, bridging, national and international collaborations.

The Murrell lab, at MTC, KI, is a mixed computational and experimental lab working at the intersection of computational biology, virology, immunology, and evolution. See here for recent work:

Current projects involve antibody discovery, vaccine design, building models of molecular evolution, and various applications of deep learning.

Your mission

Duties of this role involve:

  • Contributing to a Julia package for next generation sequence analysis.
  • Setting up tests and documentation.
  • Maintaining and developing codebases and packages in the Julia language.

Your profile

  • Experience with Python, C++, and especially Julia
  • Demonstrable coding experience, with code available on public repositories
  • Some experience with analysis of viral next generation sequencing data
  • Experience with sequence alignment algorithms, especially involving kmers
  • Experience and familiarity with the Sequence Read Archive
  • Experience with large language models
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English

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. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several good benefits through our collective agreement. And you get to practice freely in our modern wellness facilities, where trained staff are on site.

Location: Solna


The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.In this recruitment, you will apply with your CV without a personal letter. Instead, you will answer some questions about why you are applying for the job in the application form. 

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

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1292/2023
  • Benjamin Murrell,
Union representative
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
  • Carina Eklund, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
Published 24.Mar.2023
Last application date 07.Apr.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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