Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Group Kallioniemi

At the Department of Oncology-Pathology basic, translational and clinical research and educational activities related to cancer is carried out. Approximately 300 people from over 40 nations are currently working at the department. About 30 research groups with various cancer research profiles are involved and we have around 110 PhD students. The Department of Oncology-Pathology is responsible for undergraduate courses in Pathology, Oncology and Forensic Medicine for medical students, as well as for Tumor biology courses for biomedicine students and Pathology courses for opticians.

Research group Olli Kallioniemi
This position resides in the research group of Olli Kallioniemi, Director of Science for Life Laboratory, Professor of Molecular Precision Medicine, affiliated with both the Dept. Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institutet and the Science for Life Laboratory. The work will involve an exciting opportunity to practice precision cancer medicine research in a translational setting, with the aim to assign and optimize targeted treatments for individual cancer patients.
For more information: https://www.scilifelab.se/researchers/olli-kallioniemi

Task Description
The task for this position involves the establishment of innovative drug testing assays compatible with primary cell models using methods such as high-content, high-throughput imaging. This also includes basic data analysis and integration with multiple data types. The candidate is also expected to carry out project management tasks, including milestones within the project, and reporting, as well as interacting not only with researchers, but also clinical and pharma collaborators.

The successful candidate is expected to have a doctoral degree in biochemistry, biology, genetics, biotechnology, medicine or other relevant field. The candidate should be independent and motivated with a documented ability to carry out experimental research projects but also project management, including excellent communication skills in spoken and written English. Experience on high-throughput drug testing, assay development, high-throughput and high-content microscopy is highly valued. We value interest and experience in collaborative team science in a multidisciplinary environment.

Desired qualification and experience
- PhD in biochemistry, biology, genetics, biotechnology, medicine or other relevant field
- Knowledge of cancer biology, precision cancer medicine
- Experience in high-throughput drug testing and assay development
- Experience in cell culture techniques, especially primary cell models

Application process and contract
An application must contain the following documents in English: Curriculum vitae, qualifications and description of previous research and career plans, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio.
For more information: http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio.
The project is initially for one year, but with good possibilities of extension with one more year.
The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system. 

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-6741/2018
  • Brinton Seashore-Ludlow, Assistant Professor, +46 (0)7285304789, brinton.seashore-ludlow@ki.se
Union representative
  • Andreas Lundqvist, SACO, 08 517 768 84, andreas.lundqvist@ki.se
  • Helen Eriksson, OFR, 08 517 762 79
Published 30.Nov.2018
Last application date 11.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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