Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

A research assistant position is available in the lab of Pekka Katajisto at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet. The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) is a department with a strong focus on basic science. CMB conducts research and education in cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, stem cell biology, cancer and infection biology. CMB is located in Biomedicum, a new interdisciplinary research center designed to concentrate much of the experimental research conducted at Karolinska Institutet Campus Solna under one roof to promote collaboration.

Your mission

We are seeking an enthusiastic person who will work on a project where by using in vitro systems, we study stem cell intrinsic mechanisms of tissue renewal and homeostasis.
The employment includes experimental laboratory work, data processing, data analysis and report writing.

Your profile

Applicants with a master’s degree, and experience in one or more of the following fields are encouraged to apply:

- Cell culture
- Flow cytometry 
- Microscopy
- English and Swedish proficiency is a must
- Experience with bioinformatics and report writing as well as previous publications record is      considered a benefit.

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,

The position is a 3-month temporary employment.

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Welcome to apply!

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 (shorter than 3 months)
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Enligt överenskommelse
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1992/2024
  • Pekka Katajisto ,
Union representative
  • Shahla Rostami, OFR,
  • Björn Andersson, SACO,
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO,
Published 08.May.2024
Last application date 23.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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