Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Department of Laboratory Medicine consists of seven divisions in which both research and teaching are conducted. The department is involved in advanced research in both basic and applied research. The Division of Clinical Microbiology conducts multidisciplinary research in infectious diseases that contributes translational knowledge to the development of new diagnostics and treatment methods.

Now Ujjwal Neogi research group is looking for a postdoc for a fixed-term position for 2 years extendable to 1 year.

Your mission

As a postdoc, you will conduct systems biology research in infection biology. You will spend most of your time on research activities. The role involves both independent work and teamwork, where you are expected to support and assist students and other researchers with your experience and knowledge in bioinformatics. You will receive expert guidance in viral biology and access to modern equipment to generate multicomic data on viral diseases.

Your profile

To be eligible for employment as a postdoctor a doctoral degree or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree is required. This eligibility requirement must be fulfilled at the latest at the time of the employment decision. 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. In addition, we want you to have documented research expertise and documented research experience in systems biology and have good knowledge of modeling of metabolic networks at the genome scale. It is advantageous to have industrial experience and knowledge of the FAIR principle. It is particularly meritorious to have experience in network analysis, development of metabolic models and good knowledge of the Metabolic Atlas.
Experience in the analysis of transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics and microbiome data (both 16S and metagenomics) with publications is also particularly meritorious.
Having received independent grants and published high-impact research articles in the field of systems biology as first author is also particularly meritorious.

As a person, we want you to be creative and productive. You have leadership skills and can independently lead a research group and guide students when needed. You have good communication skills and can communicate manuscripts orally and in writing. In addition, you communicate ideas effectively. In this recruitment, we place great importance on personal characteristics.

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. 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. Several of the people you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A close relationship with the health care providers is important for creating groundbreaking top quality education and research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several benefits through our collective agreement.

Location: Flemingsberg

Read about The Department of Laboratory Medicine

Read about The Division of Clinical Microbiology


We prefer that Your application is in English, but You can also apply in Swedish and include following documents:

  • 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 8 May.

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
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1424/2023
  • Ujjwal Neogi, forskargruppledare,
Union representative
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-58582665
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Annica Lindqvist, SACO,
Published 05.Apr.2023
Last application date 08.May.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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