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Description of the research group

The Johnson Laboratory in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at KI, Solna, is focused on how oxygen modulates cell and tissue metabolism and behavior. This focus extends to broad physiological, immunological and pathological problems.

Your mission

The post-doctoral fellow will work on specific aspects of how a number of hypoxia-induced metabolites influence cellular differentiation and behavior, with a particular focus on metabolites that are related to alpha ketoglutarate.

Your profile

To be eligible for employment as a postdoctor a doctoral degree or a foreign degree deemed to be equivalent to a doctoral degree is required. This eligibility requirement must be fulfilled at the latest at the time of the employment decision. It is considered as an advantage if you have completed your doctoral degree within the last three years, if there are special reasons, your degree may have been completed earlier.

Experimental knowledge of mammalian systems and in particular oxygen-modulated cellular and metabolic responses is essential.

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. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. At KI, you get to meet researchers working with a wide range of specialisms and methods, giving you ample opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience with the various scientific fields within medicine and health. It is the crossover collaborations, which have pushed KI to where it is today, at the forefront of global research. Several of the people you meet in healthcare are educated at KI. A close relationship with the health care providers is important for creating groundbreaking top quality education and research. Karolinska Institutet is also a state university, which entitles you to several benefits through our collective agreement.

Location: Solna

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An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

  • A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.


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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2193/2024
  • Randall Johnson,
Union representative
  • Shahla Rostami,OFR,
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO ,
  • Björn Andersson,
Published 28.May.2024
Last application date 11.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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