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We are looking for a secretary position in part time shared between the Lauschke and Sellgren groups.

The Lauschke lab uses 3D cell culture systems of primary human cells, microfluidics and integrative bioinformatics approaches to identify novel therapeutic strategies for complex metabolic diseases, such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes. In addition, we develop machine learning tools to improve personalized pharmacological therapy and establish novel methods for the prediction of drug toxicity.

The Sellgren lab focus on developing induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cellular 3D-models to study the interplay between glia and neurons in the human brain. We are interested in these mechanisms in the context of psychiatric disorders and therefore use patient-derived cells that are collected at collaborating clinics at Karolinska Sjukhuset and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Your mission

Support of the Lauschke and Sellgren groups with travel arrangements, ordering of laboratory equipment and consumables, scheduling of appointments, handling of databases, as well as other administrative tasks.

Your profile

The successful candidate is required to be fluent in spoken and written English and Swedish. The candidat must have experience and interest in project management and administrative tasks. Furthermore, the applicant should have experience in the usage of Microsoft Office software packages and good computer skills.

We are looking for someone who is communicative, structured, driven and independent, social and works well in groups. In addition, we are looking for someone who is accurate and can have several tasks going at the same time.

We welcome students to apply for this position. The distribution of the work across days and hours is generally flexible and will be discussed.

Biomedicum, Solna Campus

Information about Lauschke lab:

Information about Sellgren lab:

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.

Application process

An application must contain the following documents in English:

  • A personal letter and curriculum vitae
  • A copy of of highest completed studies and associated certificates
  • Voluntary: A copy of onging studies

Welcome to apply!

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

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

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment In agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Working hours Up to 50%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number STÖD 2-1832/2020
  • Volker Lauschke. Associate Professor ,
  • Carl Sellgren. Assistant Professor,
Union representative
  • Göran Engberg, SACO,
  • Niklas Andersson, OFR,
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO,
Published 27.Apr.2020
Last application date 25.May.2020 11:59 PM CET

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