Your mission
To perform bioinformatics analysis of next-generation sequencing data, especially RNA-sequencing data, down-stream gene-expression data analysis and omics integration analysis in cancer.

The researchers will work in a group including professor Yudi Pawitan and assistant professor Nghia Vu to perform research on developments and applications of statistical and computational methods for cancer genomics data, focusing on high-throughput next-generation sequencing data.

Who You are
Educational background that is required.
BSc in bioinformatics, computer science or information technology.

Experience and knowledge that is required
- Experience with analysis of next-generation sequencing data, especially establishing bioinformatics analysis pipeline for RNA-sequencing data and down-stream analysis of the gene-expression data.

- Experience in analyses of gene fusions is an advantage.

- Experience with programming using R and C/C++

Personal characteristics
Well-informed and curious concerning issues of health, biology and statistical problems; thoroughness in dealing with research data; interest and persistence in learning new tasks; ability to collaborate in a multidisciplinary group.

What do we offer?
A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to drive the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. Here, we conduct successful medical research and have the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university. This means you get good benefits through our collective agreement, generous holiday and a good occupational pension. You get to practice freely in our modern gym and receive reimbursement for medical care.


The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.  

The job is temporary position with the possibility to be extended. 


Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4471/2019
  • Sofia Anderberg, 08 524 870 02
  • Nghia Trung Vu ,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Ulrika Zagai, SACO, 08--524 871 84,
Published 10.Sep.2019
Last application date 24.Sep.2019 11:59 PM CEST

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