Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medicine, Solna, Rheumatology division

The Department of Medicine, Solna, is one of the largest departments at Karolinska Institutet. The department consists of several divisions that are separated into different research groups. The core activities of the department are research, doctoral education and undergraduate education for medical and biomedical students. The research has three main profiles: allergy, cardiovascular medicine and inflammatory diseases.

The Rheumatology division, Solna, is an active and internationally successful research unit. Here clinical, experimental and epidemiological research is conducted in close collaboration with the rheumatology clinic at the Karolinska University Hospital, Solna. The unit has a leading role in several national and international consortia and networks.
Work will be conducted in the research group of Dr. Fredrik Wermeling and Lars Klareskog and has a focus on finding new treatment strategies for autoimmune diseases. For more information please visit https://ki.se/meds/forskargrupp-lars-klareskog.

The position involves managing a project cloning and expressing T cell receptors from patients.

Entry requirements
The successful applicant must have an extensive experience working with molecular biology techniques including cloning and expressing T cell receptors, including identifying and solving related problems. The applicant also needs to have a lot of experience working with non-replicating lenti/retroviruses for delivering TCR constructs into cell lines and mouse hematopoietic stem cells. Experience culturing and expanding mouse hematopoietic stem cells and working with animal models including bone marrow transplantations is essential. Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 is highly valued.
We welcome a creative, hardworking and enthusiastic team-player. Personal suitability and scientific expertise is highly valued. The applicant must hold a PhD in Molecular Biology/Biomedical Sciences or equivalent and be proficient in English, both spoken and written.

Application process
The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.
At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-2738/2019
  • Fredrik Wermeling, 0706466491
Union representative
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
Published 06.May.2019
Last application date 16.May.2019 11:59 PM CET

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