Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Applications are invited for a temporary research assistant position (maximum 12 months) to join Joanna Rorbach group (Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics) at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Rorbach lab research encompasses structural, biochemical, and genetic studies of patients with inherited diseases as well as basic scientific approaches to understand the regulation of gene expression in mitochondria in the context of immunity, and other aspects of mitochondrial metabolism and immunometabolism. The overall aim of the group is to combine these different areas of research to get insights into disease pathophysiology and to develop novel treatments. 

The successful candidate will join an international team of enthusiastic researchers at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Your profile

We are looking for a knowledgeable researcher with documented experience in the following areas:

Background in molecular biology. Bachelor's degree in an appropriate medical or biological subject  Cell culture

Good documentation skills as well as proficiency in both spoken and written English are required. 

The successful candidates should be willing to work in a highly collaborative environment. Our research group is located in the world-leading Karolinska Institutet and works with groups within Sweden and abroad. 

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: Biomedicum, Solna Campus



Welcome to apply at the latest 2024-05-22.

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 Upon agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1975/2024
  • Joanna Rorbach, +46(0)8-52486693
Union representative
  • Anurupa Nagchowdhury, OFR,
  • Helin Norberg, SACO,
Published 08.May.2024
Last application date 22.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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