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 have about 40 research groups and our key words are multidisciplinary, bridging, national and international collaborations.


The research group of Michael Landreh is located at Karolinska Institutet in Solna and the SciLifeLab. The group consists currently of two PhD students, four postdocs, and an associate professor. Our group works with all aspects of protein biochemistry, with a focus on how regulatory pathways and protein interactions can be exploited therapeutically. Our lab includes state-of-the-art mass spectrometry, microscopy, and protein engineering facilities, providing a unique environment for the study of protein interactions from the molecular to the organismal level.

Your mission

The Amanuens will perform protein purification and characterization of disordered proteins that play roles in cancer and neurodegeneration. Duties include the optimization of purification protocols, verification of the target proteins with mass spectrometry and gel electrophoresis, sample preparation for cryo-EM and characterization of protein interactions using microscopy assays. The employment is limited to 25% for a maximum duration of 6 months.

Your profile


  • Registered student at a University / higher education
  • BSc degree or equivalent in biomedical sciences.
  • Experience with molecular biology, protein biochemistry, and mass spectrometry.

Experience working with intrinsically disordered proteins is a plus.

You need to have an excellent command of the English language and will thrive in a multi-national team composed of structural biochemists and cell biologists.

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



Welcome to apply at the latest 2023-10-05

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 Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 25 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-3600/2023
  • Michael Landreh,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Carina Ekelund, OFR,
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
Published 21.Sep.2023
Last application date 05.Oct.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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