Do you want to contribute to top quality research?

A postdoctoral research position is available in the Laboratory of Postural Control in the Department of Neuroscience at the Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden), lead by professor Tatiana Deliagina. We are studying organization and operation of neuronal networks underlying control of posture and balance, as well as distortions in operation of these networks caused by different types of spinal cord injury. Our research utilizes mammalian animal models.

For more information, please visit Deliagina Laboratory | Karolinska Institutet (

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We are looking for candidates with experience in:

  • behavioral experiments (behavior of unrestrained animals, training of animals to execute specific behaviors on experimental setups),
  • electrophysiological techniques (extracellular recording of individual neurons and EMGs during motor behavior),
  • surgery (dissection for acute experiments and surgery for chronic experiments),
  • stereotaxic injections,
  • histochemistry.


The candidate should have:

  • a PhD degree in Neuroscience,
  • the ability to work both independently and within a team,
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

What do we offer?

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 better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct innovative medical research and provide the largest range of biomedical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles employees to several benefits such as extended holiday and a generous occupational pension. Employees also have free access to our modern gym and receive reimbursements for medical care.



An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  • 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)

Furthermore, the applicant should as well provide names and e-mails of three referees whom can provide recommendations.

Welcome to apply at the latest October 31st, 2021.

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 upon agreement
Salary monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-4115/2021
  • Tatiana Deliagina, professor,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
  • Magnus Anå, OFR, 08-524 864 37,
  • Björn Meister, SACO,
Published 23.Sep.2021
Last application date 30.Nov.2021 11:59 PM CET

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