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
The areas of research in this division includes psychiatric research spanning diverse investigation methods such as animal models, analyses of patient-derived blood and cerebrospinal fluid, genetic characterizations, and induced pluripotent stem cell-derived disease modeling. The different groups work in close collaboration and jointly organize collection of clinical data and biological samples at the psychiatric clinics within Stockholm County.  

Duties
The researcher is expected to independently lead and fund innovative research projects within the field of patient-derived cellular studies of psychiatric disorders. We expected him/her to have a strong translational profile and be able to produce and integrate clinical and pre-clinical data. Duties also includes supervision of PhD students and postdoctoral students, as well as teaching. The researcher is expected to establish and lead international and national collaborations in order to provide sufficient sample sizes for clinically relevant studies.    

Entry requirements
A person is eligible to be appointed Senior Researcher if he or she has been awarded a Degree of Doctor or has achieved the corresponding scientific competence, as well as documented research after defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor.

In addition to this, displayed pedagogical proficiency or other related skills that are relevant to the appointment's duties may be required to be eligible.

Bases of assessment
We stress research expertise when assessing applicants.

Application process
An application must contain the following documents in English: Curriculum vitae, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet’s qualifications portfolio (http://ki.se/qualificationsportfolio). 

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

At Karolinska Institutet a 6-month trial period is required for all permanent appointments.

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4223/2019
Contact
  • Håkan Westerblad, hakan.westerblad@ki.se
Union representative
  • Göran Engberg, SACO, 08-524 867 17
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Elisabeth Valenzuela, SEKO, 08-524 863 53
Published 27.Aug.2019
Last application date 16.Sep.2019 11:59 PM CET

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