Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research?

The dermatology research groups at the Center of molecular medicine (CMM) of the Karolinska Institutet are internationally competitive experts in inflammatory skin diseases, wound healing, and skin cancer with a special focus at long-non coding RNA´s and interaction of adaptive immunity and epithelial cells.

Your mission

We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong competence in managing projects independently but also having good abilities for team work and cooperation. The applicant will be responsible for coordinating research activities of several groups within the Dermatology and Venereology division, including laboratory safety issues, as well as introduction of new group members. Moreover, the applicant will be responsible for planning and performing in vitro experiments with cell lines and primary cells, and in vivo experiments with animal models, and for supervising students.  

Your profile

The application is open for a highly motivated scientist with a strong background in biomedical research, preferentially with documented previous experience with research coordination and supervision of team members. The applicant should have a PhD degree within the area of biomedical research and have strong interest in medical and biological problems.

Hands-on experience with disease models of inflammation and/or cancer, competence in molecular biology and immunology techniques, bioinformatics and/or animal handling is an advantage. Moreover, experience in preparing ethical applications and research grant applications is an advantage. Experience in supervising students and working with method development are meritorious.

The applicant should demonstrate ability to manage simultaneous projects and to communicate and interact well with others in the research group. Excellent written and oral communication in English is a prerequisite; knowledge of the Swedish language in written and oral form is an advantage.

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.


The position is located within the Department of Medicine, Solna. The department consists of twelve divisions and each division consists of several research groups. The position is located within the research group dermatology.


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

Permanent position is initiated by a six months trial period.

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

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Part-time
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 50%
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2-2808/2020
  • Kilian Eyerich,
Union representative
  • Bruna Gigante, SACO,
  • Louisa Cheung, SACO,
  • Afsar Rahbar OFR,
Published 30.Jun.2020
Last application date 13.Jul.2020 11:59 PM CET

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