Karolinska Institutet, The department of Medicine, Huddinge

The Department of Medicine at Huddinge comprises seven units, three research centers and, around 60 independent research groups. The Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM) is a research unit within the Department of Medicine Huddinge which brings together basic and clinical research competences to pursue cutting-edge research improving the understanding of mechanisms involved in normal and malignant hematopoiesis (https://ki.se/en/medh/center-for-hematology-and-regenerative-medicine).

The research group
The candidate will be given the exciting opportunity to join a highly interactive research group at the Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM) at the Institute of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. The research focus of the group is to study the function and regulation of hematopoietic stem cells in development.

Description of the position
Applicants are invited to submit applications for a one-year research assistant position, with the possibility of a one-year extension.

The main duties of the research assistant include mouse colony management and mouse genotyping. The research assistant will also be responsible to organize and manage common lab reagents, including ordering of reagents. In addition, the research assistant will be required to perform flow cytometry analyses on a regular basis to test and optimize new flow cytometry reagents, as well as standard cell culture work. Participation and assistance in experiments in the lab is also expected.

Key responsibilities

  • Organize, plan, perform and analyze genotyping work and keep up-to-date mouse colony records.
  • Organize, prepare, test and optimize common lab reagents, e.g. antibodies and keep up-to-date records
  • Assist and work closely with other lab members on experimental work conducted in the laboratory

Entry requirements
We are seeking a motivated, responsible and organized candidate with experience in mouse genotyping, flow cytometry analyses and general cell culture. Good knowledge of the English language is required. The applicant must be able to work flexibly and in a high-paced research environment. Applicants should have been granted a Degree of Bachelor within Molecular Biology or Genetics.

Essential requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology or Genetics
  • Good proficiency of spoken and written English
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Flow cytometry experience
  • Mouse genotyping experience
  • Cell culture experience

 Desired requirements

  • Experience in hematopoiesis
  • Experience in CRISPR/Cas9 or other genome editing techniques
  • Experience with mouse work (Function A, Felasa B)

Personal suitability will be a strong selection criterion.

Application process

The application must contain the following documents in English:

  • Personal letter (maximum 1 page)
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Reference letters from 2 references

The application is to be submitted in Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Umowa o pracę na czas określony dłuższy niż 6 miesięcy
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3449/2019
  • Sidinh Luc, Sidinh.luc@ki.se
Union representative
  • Belinda Pannagel, Belinda.pannagel@ki.se
  • Carina Eklund, OFR, carina.eklund@ki.se
Published 14.Jun.2019
Last application date 24.Jun.2019 11:59 PM CET

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