Karolinska Institutet, Institutionen för odontologi

Division of Oral Diseases, Section of Periodontology and Dental Hygiene – Professor Nagihan Bostanci.  

Area of responsibilities/description of work
This postdoctoral position is available from Fall 2017 in the research group of Prof. Nagihan Bostanci, at the newly formed Division of Oral Diseases, Department of Dental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. The postdoctoral scientist who will fulfil this position is expected to be independent, with a strong background in host-biofilm interaction modelling and application of quantitative proteomics, to carry out a research project focused on the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases. This interdisciplinary project requires knowledge and skills in cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology and high-throughput omic technologies.

The applicant must hold a doctoral degree or a foreign qualification equivalent to a doctorate. A PhD in biological / natural sciences is required, preferably on related to the study of oral/periodontal diseases. Experience in organotypic tissue cultures, biofilm models and quantitative proteomics is a strong merit. The successful candidate should demonstrate competence and independence in performing laboratory work, be highly motivated and exhibit strong organisational, writing, and communication skills.

Entry requirements
Scholarships for carrying out postdoctoral research may be granted to persons living in other countries who come to Sweden with the intention of only staying in Sweden for all or part of their postdoctoral education at KI. Persons who are resident in Sweden and/or have carried out all or part of their academic education at KI or some other educational institution in Sweden cannot be considered for scholarships from KI. The head of the department determines whether their previous training and scholarly qualifications correspond to a Swedish PhD or higher.

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

Curriculum vitae and qualifications – a complete curriculum vitae, including date of thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current positions, distinctions, student supervision and committee work. A complete list of publications A motivation letter Contact information of three references, recommendation letters also welcome. A summary of current work (no more than one page) Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances Verification from the thesis defence committee or the equivalent (only if the thesis defence is scheduled within three months after the application deadline).

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

Anställningsform Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde In agreement
Löneform Scholarship
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100 %
Ort Huddinge
Län Stockholms län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2-3738/2017
  • Nagihan Bostanci, professor, 08-524 880 21
  • Charlotte Wikhagen, human resource, 08-52488046
Facklig företrädare
  • Patricia de Palma, SACO, 08-524 881 29
  • Inga-Lill Tillgren, OFR, 08-524 881 74
  • Ingrid Blomberg, SEKO, 08-524 880 68
Publicerat 2017-08-21
Sista ansökningsdag 2017-09-11

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