Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

Within our group the research extends widely from basic to clinical research, which facilitates the translation of basic findings into clinical, in order to discover prospective therapies for neurological diseases and neuropsychiatric diseases. We offer an engaging and international research environment where you may contribute to high quality research on an internationally competitive level.

Your mission

The duties include genotyping of animal models of neurodegenerative disorders, behaviour tests, in vivo neurotransmission recording. The applicant will provide technical support and help in the group.

Your profile

The applicant should have a Ph.D. in the field of neuroscience and skills in animal work and electrophysiology. Experience in genotyping, basic scientific surgery such as 6-OHDA unilateral lesioning, biosensor implantation for freely-moving basic scientific experiments, behaviour tests such as locomotion, forced-swim test, passive avoidance test, elevated plus maze test and light dark box test. Applicants would also benefit from having previous experience with molecular and electrophysiological techniques. Good communication skills and proficiency in both spoken and written English is highly preferred.

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.


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Welcome to apply at the latest 2019-11-17

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

Permanent position are initiated by a six months trial period.

Want to make a difference? Join us and contribute to better health for all

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-5504/2019
  • Elin Hammergård, HR-administrator,
  • Per Svenningsson, Professor,
Union representative
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • Venus Azhary, OFR, 0707-124 127
  • Arsalan Amir, SACO, 08 - 517 733 37
Published 07.Nov.2019
Last application date 17.Nov.2019 11:59 PM CET

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