Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The Department of Laboratory Medicine consists of seven departments within which both research and teaching are conducted. The department is involved in advanced research in both basic and applied research. All departments work in close contact with clinicians at Karolinska University Hospital. 

The Department of Clinical Microbiology has an activity that is characterized by multidisciplinary research in infectious diseases that contributes with translational knowledge to the development of new diagnostics and treatment methods.

The department is seeking a research assistant for a fixed-term position for 4 months.

Your mission

As a research assistant, you will be part of a research group where your primary task will be to work with bacteriophages, viruses that kill bacteria. You will work on different aspects of characterization of bacteriophages and also perform resistance determination of bacterial isolates.

Your profile

We are looking for a person with a master's degree in molecular biology or microbiology. You have experience working with culture-based methods. It is meritorious to have experience of working with bacteriophages.

In this recruitment we place great importance in personal characteristics.

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: Flemingsberg, Huddinge

Read about Christian Giske research group


Welcome to apply at the latest 30 May.

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 Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 15 september
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2007/2024
  • Christian Giske, professor, avdelningschef,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-58582665
  • Annica Lindqvist, SACO,
Published 16.May.2024
Last application date 30.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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