Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Medicine/Center for Infectious Medicine

The Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM; http://www.ki.se/cim) is a research unit within the Department of Medicine Huddinge with a focus on translational studies of the human immune system and infection-immunity in humans. CIM is located within the Karolinska Institutet’s newly established research facilities, ANA Futura. 

Research groups
The candidate will work in the research groups headed by Professor Anna Norrby and Ass. Prof. Mattias Svensson, resp. Both are active at the Center for Infectious Medicine, ANA Futura. The groups focus on host-pathogen interactions in acute bacterial infections (Norrby-Teglund; http://ki.se/en/medh/anna-norrby-teglund-group) and tissue inflammation (Svensson; http://ki.se/en/medh/mattias-svensson-group). We are seeking a motivated and service-oriented, well-organized co-worker to serve as lab manager in a multinational research group.

The duties are multifaceted and entail organisational and administrative tasks, as well as laboratory work. The administrative part of the work involves daily support functions in the lab, administration associated with chemical and biological work, contact with partners in research consortia, and introduction of new members in the group. The laboratory work includes cell culture, histology work, microscopy and flow cytometry, and molecular biology work.

Qualifications and entry requirements
Applicants must have adequate university education, either a certified biomedical analyst or a bachelor or master degree in a relevant topic, e.g. microbiology, biomedicine, cell biology. We are looking for a person who is well-organized, likes to work in a dynamic environment with diverse tasks, and who likes to provide service. The applicant should have practical experience in standard molecular biology, cell biology and/or microbiology techniques. Good cooperation, independence, communication skills and computer skills (especially Excel and databases) are required. Knowledge of Karolinska Institutet's databases (KLARA and ELN) is favorable. Good knowledge in written and spoken English and Swedish is required.

Collaborative and service-oriented skills, as well as prior experience with pre-clinical experimental research will be of merit.

At permanent employment, Karolinska Institutet applies 6 months of probation.

Application process
An employment application must contain the following documents in English:

  • Personal letter
  • Curriculum vitae, including date of degrees, previous positions, work experience, eventual publications and references
  • A summary of previous work (no more than one page)
  • Verifications for crediting of illness, military service, work for labour unions or student organisations, parental leave or similar circumstances

The application is to be submitted through the Varbi recruitment system.

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Huddinge
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1191/2019
  • Anna Norrby-Teglund, anna.norrby-teglund@ki.se
  • Mattias Svensson, mattias.svensson@ki.se
Union representative
  • Belinda Pannagel SACO, belinda.pannagel@ki.se
  • Carina Eklund OFR, carina.eklund@ki.se
Published 25.Feb.2019
Last application date 18.Mar.2019 11:59 PM CET

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