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Your mission

Responsible of ongoing research project at the Unit of Toxicology lead by Professor Joseph related to the epigenetic control of microglia activation in the context of glioblastoma brain tumors. Duties includes design and execution of experimentation related to the project, management of contact with collaborators involved in these investigations, supervision of less experienced team fellows, reporting in term of oral presentation and research article, as well as application to funding agencies to secure financial support. The position is temporary for one year.

Your profile

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 publicly defending his or her doctoral thesis corresponding to qualification as Assistant professor.

You have an established scientific profile in the fields of microglia and glioma biology as well as proven record of in the investigation of epigenetic mechanisms. It is required for the successful candidate to have extensive practical research experience of various methods to study microglia and glioma biology. You are team player, and have demonstrated the ability to drive collaborative work and to implement new research projects in the lab.

Bases of assessment

We stress research expertise and capability to manage independent line of research when assessing applicants.

What do we offer?

A creative and inspiring environment full of expertise and curiosity. Karolinska Institutet is one of the world's leading medical universities. Our vision is to pursue the development of knowledge about life and to promote a better health for all. At Karolinska Institutet, we conduct successful medical research and hold the largest range of medical education in Sweden. Karolinska Institutet is a state university, which entitles to several benefits such as extended holiday and generous occupational pension. Employees also have access to our modern gym for free and receive reimbursements for medical care.

Location: Solna

The Institute of Environmental Medicine
Unit of toxicology at IMM


An application must contain the following documents in English: Resumé, qualifications and description of planned research, presented in accordance with Karolinska Institutet's qualifications portfolio.

Welcome to apply at the latest October 11, 2019.

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

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Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4793/2019
  • Professor Bertrand Joseph,
Union representative
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, 46 70-173 85 75
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR,
  • Anne Boström, SEKO,
Published 27.Sep.2019
Last application date 11.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CET

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