Do you want to contribute to better health for all?

The position is in the Orthopedics research group. We are seeking a motivated research assistant to work in a team developing strategies for the bone and tissue regeneration.

We study musculoskeletal disorders both at the clinical and molecular level in order to understand disease mechanisms. The research group is studying biomarkers of tissue regeneration by utilizing diverse biochemical techniques. Identified biomarkers are evaluated functionally in in-vitro and in-vivo models.

Your mission

We are recruiting a research assistant to work on a project where we aim to study the effects of specific metal alloy on cellular proliferative and regenerative processes. The work will primarily include various laboratory tasks, mostly the preparation of cells and tissues for protein based assays. Working hours are to some extent flexible. The position is a fixed-term employment with a scope of 50 % for around 7 months.

Your profile

We are looking for a candidate with an ongoing university education in medicine or molecular biology. In addition, the applicant must have:

  • Experience of working with primary cells and cell lines, handling of human biopsies
  • Experience in basic lab methods, protein extraction and western blot 
  • Experience of immunohistochemistry technique
  • Knowledge of lab safety procedures and routine, KLARA inventory
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work both independently and in collaboration with colleagues, and the ability to document work. 

Personal suitability is an important criterion.

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


Welcome to apply at the latest 25th of June 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. 

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Part-time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 50
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2446/2024
  • Aisha Siddiqah Ahmed, Docent,
  • Paul Ackermann, Professor,
Published 11.Jun.2024
Last application date 25.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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