Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

We have an open position for 2 months during the summer in the Team: “Multiomics analyses in cancer” led by Emma Tham, part of the Clinical Genetics research group at the Department of Molecular Medicine, KI located in Bioclinicum.

Your mission

We are looking for a motivated student with at least beginner experience in bioinformatics and computational biology as well some basic knowledge on cancer genetics. The project entails analysing next generation sequencing data from liquid biopsies from cancer patients. The tasks will specifically consist of handling alignment files, performing fragment size and end-motif analysis using established tools.

Your profile

Education equivalent to a degree in biotechnology/biosciences. Some experience in bioinformatic analysis of genetic data. Previous experience in python and R is appreciated, but not necessary. Basic knowledge in command line and bash. Basic knowledge on how to work on high-performance computing clusters and comprehending documentation/tool manuals.

You should be able to organize your work in a digital notebook and document it so that others can understand what you have done. You need to be fluent in English and be able to communicate orally and read scientific literature. We appreciate if you are flexible, adaptable and willing to learn and also test new tools and perform troubleshooting/problem-solving.

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 30th 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. 

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

Type of employment Temporary position (shorter than 3 months)
Contract type Full time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2092/2024
  • Emma Tham, Docent,
Union representative
  • Virpi Töhönen, SACO,
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
  • Elisabeth Noren-Krog, OFR,
Published 16.May.2024
Last application date 30.May.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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