Karolinska Institutet,

At the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology we teach and conduct internationally acclaimed, high-quality research in Physiology, Pharmacology, Anesthesiology and Intensive care. We have around 400 employees, 30 research groups, and 90 doctoral students. Our research fields include cellular signaling, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, neuropsychopharmacology, neuroinflammation, pharmacogenetics, regenerative medicine, Renal System, anesthesiology and intensive care, muscle physiology and pain. Our collaboration with the clinics at Karolinska University Hospital provides unique opportunities for translational research within our subjects. More information about research at http://ki.se/fyfa_english

Division
Laboratory of Skeletal Physiology is working on different aspects of cartilage and bone physiology from evolutionary and developmental biology prospective to physiology and pathology. Currently we are particularly focused on epiphyseal cartilage and mechanisms of its maintenance and looking for a candidate to pursue ongoing projects in these directions on part-time, 25% until 2019-12-31.

Duties
The candidate is expected to run experiments with genetically-modified mice, perform lineage genetic tracing, plan experiments and analyze the obtained data. The candidate is also expected to write research grants and draft manuscripts is another requirement and we therefore see that the candidate has very good writing skills.

Entry requirements
Qualified to be employed as a postdoctoral fellow is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence.

Other requirements
Extensive documented methodological and theoretical experience in the cartilage field as well as in developmental biology is required. We seek a candidate with experience within techniques such as mouse genetics (including FELASA certificate), confocal microscopy, image analyzing software, lineage genetic tracing, ex vivo culturing of bone cells and tissues.

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

  • A complete curriculum vitae, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

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

Type of employment Visstidsanställning 3-6 månader
Employment expires 2019-12-31
Contract type Part-time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 25%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-3639/2019
Contact
  • Andrei Chagin , andrei.chagin@ki.se
Union representative
  • Göran Engberg, SACO, 08-524 867 17
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
Published 28.Jun.2019
Last application date 11.Jul.2019 11:59 PM CET

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