Do you want to help people with rare diseases? Would you like to get involved in research, focusing
on cardiovascular imaging?

Karolinska Institutet's Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery is currently seeking to a dedicated medical student/recent graduate to join the clinical physiology research group, specifically with Wilson’s disease research projects.

Your mission

As a Research Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in research projects focusing on cardiovascular magnetic resonance diagnostic features of Wilson disease. Your responsibilities will encompass data acquisition, data processing, and conducting statistical analyses. You will need to present the results of your work in scientific lectures, posters and potentially in scientific publications.

Your profile

We are looking for a motivated Research Assistant who is a medical student/newly graduate and meets the following criteria:
• Comfortable working in an international environment.
• Confident in professional English communication to effectively collaborate with the team.
• Familiarity and experience with endo- and epicardial contouring in cardiac MR, and proficiency in using the Segment software.
• Previous experience in evaluating different quantitative mapping techniques is needed to be able to work independently. Specific knowledge on multiparametric mappings, including sequences such as MOLLI, mSASHA and MRF is necessary.
• Knowledge of scientific literature related to cardiac MR and Wilson’s disease is highly desirable.
• Basic user skills in statistical software applications (e.g., SPSS).
• Previous experience in preparing and delivering scientific presentations.
• Knowledge about the structure of scientific publications and prior experience in scientific writing (e.i publications) are vital for effectively presenting research findings.
• The research projects will be focusing on patients with Wilson’s disease; previous work, experience in the field is highly appreciated.

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 2024-02-23.

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 Full time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-685/2024
  • Jannike Nickander, leg läk,
  • Marcus Carlsson,
Union representative
  • Virpi Töhönen, SACO,
  • Taher Darreh-Shori, SACO,
  • Elisabeth Noren-Krog, OFR,
Published 09.Feb.2024
Last application date 23.Feb.2024 11:59 PM CET

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