Karolinska Institutet, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) at Karolinska Institutet conducts research and teaching in immunology, infection biology, cell biology and cancer. MTC has about 430 active employees, including 80 PhD students, 50 postdoctoral researchers and 35 principal investigators. Keywords are multidisciplinary, bridging, translational, national and international collaborations.

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 assistant 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.

Entry requirements
The candidate should have ongoing or recently completed studies (BSc) in the field of Biomedicine.

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

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

The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.  

Type of employment Temporary position shorter than 3 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3297/2019
  • Georgios Sotiriou, georgios.sotiriou@ki.se
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Daisy Hjelmqvist SACO, daisy.hjelmqvist@ki.se
Published 04.Jun.2019
Last application date 14.Jun.2019 11:59 PM CET

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