Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet (KI) announces an opportunity to join the research group of Georgios A. Sotiriou as a research assistant in flame nanoparticle synthesis.

The lab has extensive experience in the flame synthesis of nanoparticles and assembly of devices for biomedical applications. The lab’s mission is to develop bionanomaterials, tools and methods for medicine using engineering sciences. The research in this lab is highly multidisciplinary combining expertise from material engineering, bioengineering and health sciences. This allows for the design of bionanomaterials that exhibit the desired functionality in applications ranging from diagnostics (biosensors) to therapeutic interventions.

Your mission

The research assistant is expected to work (part-time employment) on flame nanoparticle synthesis and participate in the lab research environment. The duties include lab work, courses, seminars, and presentation of results at meetings. Other responsibilities include development of methodology and work routines, literature review, statistical analysis, adhering to the lab manual policies and drafting scientific reports and manuscripts.

Your profile

Requirements for the position:

  • Experience in nanoparticle production by flame spray pyrolysis
  • have a MSc in Chemical Engineering or in Applications in Biotechnology and Synthetic Biology
  • Experience in synthesis of nanoparticles and loading of drugs
  • Skills including material characterization by X-ray diffraction, fluorescence and UVvis spectroscopy

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 2024-04-05

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. 

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

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 the agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 50%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1254/2024
  • Georgios Sotiriou,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Carina Eklund, OFR,
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
Published 22.Mar.2024
Last application date 05.Apr.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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