Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The research at the division of Pediatric Oncology is focused on clinical problems and includes clinical research projects, and translational experimental research. The NORDFERTIL Research Lab Stockholm is part of the Childhood Cancer Research Unit and located in the new research lab at BioClinicum. The main research focus of this groups is related to reproductive biology, with special interest in fertility preservation in children subjected to high gonadotoxic treatments.

Your mission

We are looking for a temporary position to work primarily on histological, cell culture as well as RNA sequencing experiments related to male and female gonadal development in humans. This position includes the following duties:

  • Archiving of histological tissue samples
  • Basic and advanced staining methods
  • Processing of fresh and fixed tissue, including embedding procedures
  • Processing single cell as well as bulk RNA sequencing data
  • Excellent knowledge in different basic as well as novel cell and organ culture systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English

Your profile

Qualified to be employed as a postdoctor is one who has obtained a doctorate or has equivalent scientific competence. Applicants who have not completed a doctorate at the end of the application period may also apply, provided that all requirements for a completed degree are met before the (intended) date of employment. This must be substantiated by the applicant's main supervisor, director or equivalent.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal English communication skills as well as strong experience in reproductive biology, cell culture models, molecular biology, and male gonadal physiology in humans.

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.



An employment application must contain the following documents in English or Swedish:

  • A complete resumé, including date of the thesis defence, title of the thesis, previous academic positions, academic title, current position, academic distinctions, and committee work
  • A complete list of publications
  • A summary of current work (no more than one page)

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 3-6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Solna
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-1464/2020
  • Jan-Bernd Stukenborg, Researcher,
  • Sabina Brinkley, HR officer, 08-524 823 80
Union representative
  • Bodil Moberg , OFR, 08-524 836 01
  • Henry Wölling, SEKO, 08-524 840 80
  • John Inge Johnsen , SACO,
Published 19.Mar.2020
Last application date 31.Mar.2020 11:59 PM CET

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