Do you want to contribute to improving human health?

This position is located in Dr Mikael Benson's research group at the unit of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases within the Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology. Research and education in ENT includes various aspects of high-resolution identification of disease mechanisms, biomarkers and drug targets. We offer a dynamic environment at the forefront of research in these areas, which promotes innovation and exploration in the field. 

Your mission

You will work in a multi-disciplinary project that aims to identify disease mechanisms, biomarkers and drug targets for early diagnosis and prevention of cancer. Your duties include performing machine learning and statistics on such mechanisms, biomarkers and drug targets under the supervision of Dr. Benson as well as compiling data for publication and presentations. You are also expected to participate in the common laboratory tasks in the group. In addition, you will collaborate with researchers in Sweden and internationally and participate in various project meetings. 

This is a fixed term position of six months. 

Your profile

We are looking for an ambitious and knowledgeable researcher with documented experience in the following areas:

  • Masters degree in machine learning and statistics
  • Analyzes of bulk and scRNA-seq data
  • Identification of drug targets

In addition, experience in the following area is meritorious:

  • Evaluation of the effects of drug targets

Our research environment is international and the project involves close collaboration with several other research groups and clinics. Fluency in spoken and written English is therefore a requirement, as are strong social skills. The project also requires careful documentation, and the ideal candidate must have a detailed, accurate and well-organized work methodology.

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

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Welcome to apply at the latest 13 th of May 2024. 

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 Snarast, enligt överenskommelse
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2305/2024
  • Mikael Benson,
Union representative
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, 08-58582665
Published 30.May.2024
Last application date 13.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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