Karolinska Institutet, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Henriques Normark

The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology at Karolinska Institutet (KI) announces an opportunity to join the research group of Assistant Professor Georgios A. Sotiriou as a research assistent in bionanomaterials. The lab has extensive experience in the flame synthesis of nanoparticles and assembly of devices with focus on superior performance. The lab’s mission is to develop nanobiomaterials, tools and methods for medicine using engineering sciences. The research in this lab is highly multidisciplinary combining expertise from material engineering, bioengineering and health sciences. This allows for the design of bionanomaterials that exhibit the desired functionality in applications ranging from diagnostics (biosensors) to therapeutic interventions.

For more information about the research see the KI webpage of the Principal Investigator (PI), Assistant Professor Dr. Georgios A. Sotiriou http://ki.se/en/people/geosot and the research group’s website: https://sotirioulab.net

For any questions please contact the PI at georgios.sotiriou@ki.se

The research assistant is expected to work on flame nanoparticle synthesis and participate in the lab research environment. This includes lab work, report writing and presentation of results at lab meetings. Other responsibilities include development of methodology and work routines, literature review, statistical analysis, adhering to the lab manual policies.

The candidate should have ongoing studies (diploma and/or MSc) in Chemical Engineering and/or Material Science and Technology.

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in English:

  1. Curriculum vitae (max 2 pages).
  2. Cover letter.

The application is to be submitted on the MyNetwork recruitment system.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world’s leading medical universities. Its vision is to significantly contribute to the improvement of human health. Karolinska Institutet accounts for the single largest share of all academic medical research conducted in Sweden and offers the country’s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine. Pursuant to the regulations of the Swedish National Archives, applications are kept on file for two years after the appointment has gained legal force. The regulations do not apply to attachments that have been printed or otherwise published. Karolinska Institutet strives to provide a workplace that has approximately the same number of women and men, is free of discrimination and offers equal opportunity to everyone. For temp agencies and recruiters, and to salespersons: We politely, yet firmly, decline direct contact with temp agencies and recruiters, as well as those selling additional job announcements.

Type of employment Temporary position shorter than 3 months
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5883/2018
  • Georgios Sotiriou, Phd, georgios.sotiriou@ki.se
Union representative
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Daisy Hjelmqvist SACO, daisy.hjelmqvist@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
Published 30.Oct.2018
Last application date 08.Nov.2018 11:59 PM CET

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