Karolinska Institutet, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology

Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) at Karolinska Institutet conducts research and teaching in immunology, infection biology, cell biology and cancer. MTC has about 430 active employees. Key words are multidisciplinary, bridging, translational, national and international collaborations.

We search for a Laboratory Research Assistant to work in Professor Birgitta Henriques Normark's research group.

We are looking for a short time temporary position to work primarily on DNA isolation from different pneumococcal strains. Technologies include work on pneumococci such as growth and DNA preparation, bacterial cell culture in BSL2, genomic DNA extraction and DNA purification, gel electrophoresis, library preparation for whole genome sequencing, maintaining a lab notebook with a thorough, organized and timely summary of results, as well as oral and written communication of results and progression.

Entry Requirements
The successful candidate has a PhD on pneumococci and relevant experience in academic research in microbiology. We are looking for someone who has an understanding of microbiology theory and previous laboratory experience of working with bacteria especially of pneumococci in a BSL2 research laboratory and of preparing pneumococcal DNA. The applicant should also be precise and organized in work. Successful applicants must have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a group and have good English and Swedish communication skills

Application process
The application should be submitted through the recruitment system Varbi.

Type of employment Temporary position shorter than 3 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-4956/2019
  • Birgitta Henriques Normark, Birgitta.Henriques@ki.se
Union representative
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR, niklas.andersson@ki.se
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, henry.wolling@ki.se
  • Biborka Bereczky Veress, SACO, biborka.bveress@ki.se
Published 02.Oct.2019
Last application date 11.Oct.2019 11:59 PM CET

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