Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Come and join the Unit of Molecular Neurobiology at the department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm. In the research group led by Professor Goncalo Castelo—Branco, we are particularly interested in the molecular mechanisms defining the transcriptomic and epigenomic states of oligodendrocyte lineage cells, with the aim to design epigenetic based-therapies to prevent and treat neuroinflammation in demyelinating diseases. We are looking for a person who can assist with several duties related to ongoing projects.

Your mission

The successful candidate will be assisting several different research projects currently running in the research group, including mouse models of multiple sclerosis, human oligodendrocyte cell culture, CRISPR based screens and single-cell omics, and will be integrated in a multidisciplinary team comprising computational, molecular and cellular biologists

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in biomedical sciences, molecular biology, neurosciences or biotechnology.
  • Previous experience in one of several of following areas is a requirement.
  • Experience in standard molecular biology techniques i.e., qPCR.
  • Experience in master molecular biology techniques i.e., molecular cloning of plasmid vectors, CRISPR/Cas9 techniques etc.
  • Experience in culturing of human embryonic stem cell lines, human induced pluripotent stem cell lines and mouse cell lines
  • Experience in viral vector production.
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English.

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, Biomedicum


Welcome to apply at the latest June 23rd 2023

An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • A personal letter highlighting previous accomplishments and technical expertise and why the candidate is interested in joining the host lab (no more than one page) 

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

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Upon agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-2258/2023
  • Professor, Goncalo Castelo-Branco ,
  • Tony Jimenez-Beristain,
Union representative
  • Anurupa Nagchowdhury (ST),
Published 30.May.2023
Last application date 23.Jun.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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