The Brain, Body and Self Laboratory (Group Ehrsson) use neuroimaging and behavioral methods to study how we come to experience our own body as an object distinct from the environment. Our aim is to characterize the perceptual rules and brain mechanisms whereby a central representation of one's own body is constructed by the integration of signals from the different sensory modalities (e.g., vision, touch, and proprioception). We also investigate how the central body representation influences how we think, feel and remember ourselves, and how the external world looks to us. We are now seeking a lab coordinator / assistant in order to provide support to our ongoing projects and research.

Your mission

The main responsibility of the coordinator/assistant is to support professor Henrik Ehrsson in his administrative and research-related administrative activities. This includes various tasks such as assisting with preparing and administering grant and ethics applications, handling invoices, orders, and reimbursements, organizing travel arrangements for foreign researchers, assisting in the administrative tasks of organizing scientific meetings, administrating long-term archiving, and managing the website and social media platforms etc.

Your profile

The applicant must have an academic degree, and a background in medical sciences is a plus. The applicant must be a good team player with excellent social skills but also able to work independently. In the role of a coordinator, the applicant must have excellent organizational and administrative skills, be accurate, conscientious, and flexible, and have the ability to work under deadlines and plan their own work activities. It is a plus if the applicant has good skills in working with modern desktop computers as well as online distance work platforms.

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

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The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system no later than (insert date)

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. 

The position is a temporary special time-fixed contract, part time upon agreement. 

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/Part-time
First day of employment According to individual agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent Deltid
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1990/2023
  • Henrik Ehrsson,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
Published 22.May.2023
Last application date 11.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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